A nostalgic story tour of my mama’s home in Islamabad

A few years ago I shared this story tour of my mama’s home while visiting her in Islamabad. The photos were just for stories and the quality & resolution is terrible, but this tour struck a chord with so many people. I thought I’d share this here as well to save it! (I’m adding a…

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My dearest Walu

MY DEAREST WALU, THIS PAST WEEK AND WEEKEND HAS FELT SO EMOTIONAL WITH SO SO MANY THOUGHTS & EMOTIONS RUNNING THROUGH MY HEART BUT NOT KNOWING HOW & WHERE TO START WRITING THEM DOWN. You’re married! And you’ve moved to your OWN home omg! But the heartbreaking part that we weren’t there; I don’t know…

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Two lessons from my nana jaan

A few days ago, I dreamed of nana jaan. It was a very normal dream, like he was still with us. Nana & nani jan have been such an important part of our lives, I think it will take time to sink in that he isn’t with us anymore. Anyways, waking up the next day…

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Pakistani and proud

Happy birthday beloved Pakistan. Last year this time we were back home & it felt so special. It’s hard to find the words to express my feelings; that drive through the streets of Islamabad in the evening, the ‘milli naghmay’, the firecrackers, the festivity in the air.. Growing up, this was our favorite part of…

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A few favorites from this Ramadan

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