• The Best Amusement Centre for Toddlers!

    One of the great things about living in Islamabad is that there are a few indoor play places for kids. These amusement centres are much like an arcade with games and motion rides, as well as having a large play structure for kids to climb much like an indoor playground. Because the weather is so brutally hot and humid in the summers, most people avoid going outdoors until the evenings which is not always convenient with young, tired children. Anyone with kids knows you can’t possibly stay home with your kids all day every day; they have so much energy and finding an outlet for that energy is crucial for…

  • Handwritten Letters

    Handwritten letters have become a bittersweet form of communication. In the age of email and text messages, letters and even handwriting has become outdated. As someone who grew up during the technology boom, I can recall a time when people weren’t obsessed with computers and cell phones. I remember passing notes to friends during class and being sent to the principal’s office. I remember keeping those notes, reading them with friends later on and laughing about our younger selves. I remember writing big stories and drawing silly pictures of inside jokes and past year recollections in our friends’ yearbooks. Now all these notes lost and yearbooks collecting dust like friends…

  • Swinging Clothes Lines

    Unlike most women, I actually don’t like shopping. I mean looking at clothes is fun and all but when it comes to having to buy something for myself, it causes an unnecessary amount of anxiety and stress. You see, as someone with a fat body, finding clothes in my size is difficult. Finding modest clothes in my size is difficult. Finding modest clothes that I actually like in my size feels impossible. I can only remember a handful of times where I actually owned clothes that I loved. Many times my wardrobe was filled with clothes that I would wear, simply because they fit me. I’m not a fashionista or…