5 Sunday Breakfasts

What is better than staying in bed on Sunday morning? A fancy breakfast of course. While many of us are in a rush on weekday morning s, Sunday is when there is time and inclination for a long leisurely breakfasts or brunches What are your favourites? Here are 5 of mine: Halwa puri Sausages and baked beans Cinnamon rolls and Danish pastries Fancy omelettes Scrambled … Continue reading 5 Sunday Breakfasts

Sunday Poser # 56 – Lonely?

This week my question is; Do you ever feel lonely? And if you do, how do you overcome the feeling? With three young adult kids living at home and my mum at five minutes’ drive, I have not expected loneliness yet. When my kids move out and /or my mother passes away I might get lonely especially since I am no longer working. I have seen … Continue reading Sunday Poser # 56 – Lonely?

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5 Desserts You Love With Your Coffee

Last week, on 5 Things Tuesday I asked you to name your favourite kinds of coffee. Today I want to follow up with fave desserts to go with your java. Here are 5 of mine: Salted caramel brownie Apple pie / Walnut pie a la mode Biscotti / Cookies Muffins Cake — All kinds Honourable Mention :Toasted naan bread Images courtesy Unsplash How about you? … Continue reading 5 Desserts You Love With Your Coffee

Share Your World

This week Melanie is asking some deep, thought provoking questions in SYW QUESTIONS   This week is a philosophical (chewy) question week. In your opinion, what should be humanity’s goal? Humanity ‘s goal should be A BETTER WORLD. I think this encompasses both a better planet and a better human race. Are you hesitant to speak your opinions? This varies with the particular situation : When … Continue reading Share Your World

Anger Management– Sunday Poser # 54

Welcome to Sunday Poser, a weekly prompt by iSadje of KeepItAlive We all get angry at one time or another. What do you do when you get angry? What do you do to calm down? I have always had a problem with anger. To my embarrassment , my mother can narrate many tantrums and meltdowns from my childhood. Myself, I can remember getting very hot and … Continue reading Anger Management– Sunday Poser # 54

5 Things -5 Ways You Enjoy Coffee

The 5 Things tag keeps surfacing on WordPress. I am not sure who first thought of it but I have always found it fun to do. I thought “Why not make it a weekly feature?” Today I ask you to share the 5 favourite ways that you enjoy your coffee. Here are my favourites: Cappuccino Flat White Latte Iced Americano Cold Coffee with Ice cream Continue reading 5 Things -5 Ways You Enjoy Coffee

5 Things Tuesday — Favourite Upbeat Songs

There are some songs with beats so catchy and upbeat that you can count on them to banish the blues , defy the doldrums : generally put you in a good mood. I can count many such and have laid out just 5 here : Uptown girl by Billy Joel Walk like an Egyptian by Bangles Girls just wanna have fun by Cyndi Lauper Here … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday — Favourite Upbeat Songs

5 Things Tuesday – Beating the Pandemic Blues

Last Tuesday we did a post on your five most common emotions during the pandemic. Going through all your responses, the balance was predominantly negative – sadness, anger, frustration, loneliness and many similar ones. Yet we have come through the last 14 to 18 months somehow. This week I ask you to list the ways you kept those pandemic blues at bay. Here is my … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday – Beating the Pandemic Blues

5 ThingsTuesday: Feelings / Emotions you felt most often during the Pandemic

The Covid 19 Pandemic is far from over. It has been around for 14 to 18 months (depending on when it hit your region). This is long enough for you to recognise the feelings/emotions you have experienced most often. Desolation When the first lockdown was imposed in my city in March 2020, it came at the end of a very busy time. Winter is the … Continue reading 5 ThingsTuesday: Feelings / Emotions you felt most often during the Pandemic

5 Things Tuesday: Favourite Rainy Day Activities

It has been pouring cats and dogs in Lahore last week. We are experiencing late monsoon rains. They usually occur in July and August. Torrential rain means we don’t go out unless absolutely necessary, since there is a lot of water on the roads. This week I thought it would be fun to list my favourite rainy day activities. 5 Favourite Rainy Day Activities Frying … Continue reading 5 Things Tuesday: Favourite Rainy Day Activities