What two totally normal things become really weird if you do them back to back?  A full meal followed by a car ride on a mountain road. Trust me, you would feel really weird. What is something that you just recently realized that you are embarrassed by, that you didn’t realize embarrassed you?   This is a story that my husband loves to tell. We were … Continue reading SHARE YOUR WORLD 5-09-2022

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5 Traditional Celebration Foods

After a month’s absence, 5things Tuesday returns today with a fun topic. Today i ask you to list five of your favourite celebration foods. For me, this is quite topical as I have just celebrated Eid which is a big Muslim festival. It has a lot of yummy dishes associated with it so here goes: 1.(Sweet Vermicelli) After a month’s fasting for the holy month … Continue reading 5 Traditional Celebration Foods

Sunday Poser # 74

Welcome back to another Sunday Poser This week Sadje’s question is; Do you like using emojis in your post, or texts? I absolutely adore emojis, although I’ve yet to use emoticons. Emojis are a lot of fun. They’re cute and expressive . They provide interest and colour to informal communications. I use them all the time in text messages and WhatsApp chats. I don’t usually … Continue reading Sunday Poser # 74

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5 Things Taken For Granted

I try to keep the mood light for 5ThingsTuesday but sometimes the prompt takes a turn for the serious. Today I ask you to list 5 things that you sometimes (or always) take for granted. Here is my list : Myself My health Running hot & cold water The Planet The fact that both my parents were bi-lingual so that I’m fluent in two languages … Continue reading 5 Things Taken For Granted

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5 Childhood Favourite Books

Some of you enjoyed 5things on favourite books to re-read. I will try to create more book oriented prompts. Today let’s list 5 books you enjoyed as a child. Here’s my list: Several books by Enid Blyton This should actually be ‘several series by Enid Blyton ‘. I grew up with them. Beginning with the Mr. Meddle and Amelia Jane books I went on to … Continue reading 5 Childhood Favourite Books

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Blogging Insights — New Format # 32 — The Internet

“The Internet destroyed most of the barriers to publication. The cost of being a publisher dropped to almost zero with two interesting immediate results: anybody can publish, and more importantly, you can publish whatever you want.” (Dick Costolo) This quote applies quite aptly to blogging so I completely agree with it. I have often told the story of how and why I launched my blog. … Continue reading Blogging Insights — New Format # 32 — The Internet

SYW – Valentine’s Day

This week Melanie, our gracious host asks her some love themed questions on SYW Questions; Which traditional Valentine’s Day gift would you rather receive: chocolates, flowers, or a card with a personal message? All of the above. I am greedy. He he. Do you like romantic movies? I absolutely love them. In the super busy years of my life, rom coms were the only kind of … Continue reading SYW – Valentine’s Day

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5 Re-readable Books

Re – reading a book that you have enjoyed before is like eating comfort food. You know that you like it and that it will give you the same pleasure that you experienced with it before. I have been reading favourite books and authors to de-stress and unwind for as far as I can remember. These are of necessity light reads like romance or cozy … Continue reading 5 Re-readable Books

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5 Little Things That Cause Big Time Annoyance

One of the things that I love best about blogging is that I can say whatever I want unafraid of being judged. I am lucky to have a very supportive and courteous group of people in my blogging community. Hence I can rant away to my heart’s desire. Often, for 5ThingsTuesday, I enumerate some of my favourite things and ask you to share yours’. Today … Continue reading 5 Little Things That Cause Big Time Annoyance