Terracotta Hearts & a Plastic Eden: Lahore’s First-ever Biennale

Part ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ and part a deluge of contemporary artwork, Lahore’s first-ever Biennale was truly a one-of-a-kind experience.

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Women-Only: Out with the Bucket-list, In with the Action Plan

Stop waiting for permission to achieve your dreams- You are probably standing in your own way!

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Book Review: An American Family by Khizr Khan

‘An American Family’ is literally one of the few Advanced Reader Copies or ARCs that I finished reading within days of receiving it via NetGalley. I was curious to read the story of Khizr Khan. He is the Pakistani-American man who stood proudly at the Democratic National Convention in 2016 to take Donald Trump to…

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Don’t Call Us Girls

Time for those who are NOT women to stop calling women ‘girls’.

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Let’s raise a glass for the ultimate teacher…

Experience. Challenges, failures, and successes – all culminate into experiences that shape our decisions. These experiences are extremely potent; to the extent that they can color our perspective on a number of important things. Some experiences can alter our moral fibre; others can reinforce the preliminary truths that have been ingrained in us since childhood.…

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The devil has the best lines.

 Big Hair, even Bigger Dreams:  Wisdom from the G.L.O.W.  Be Ok with Being Unlikeable. Being okay with being unlikeable is a rude awakening for many in this selfie-driven / likes-driven world. We can not imagine being ignored, discounted or misunderstood by the public at-large. Ruth, our heroine in magenta tights, does not suffer from this…

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“a pleasant task to do”

Upon resuming activity on the blog, I thought it best to start the party with this poem (part-wish/part-realization). This is My Life by William Stanley Braithwaite To feed my soul with beauty till I die;  To give my hands a pleasant task to do; To keep my heart forever filled anew With dreams and wonders…

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City Blog: Joie de Vivre & Lahore Eat

It was supposed to a quick stop. In and out. A check-in. Basically a #keepingupwiththeKhans in lieu of the Joneses. Plus, we didn’t have any other plans this Saturday night.  We trooped into Lahore Eat with minimal expectations and maxing out on  comfy shoes. To our collective surprise, the open-air stadium ground was well-kept, there…

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