As we drove towards the zoo this morning, I asked my daughter if she was excited to go to the Chiryaghar. She laughed and said: “But mama, we are not going to the bird house!”. No wonder bilingualism is amazing! Even a four-year-old can catch the irony of literal translations. I love Zoo trips. TheContinue reading ChiryaGhar ke Sair – Trip to the Zoo
“Chai” (tea) has a special place in any urdu household. Growing up at my parent’s house, tea would always be ready every day exactly at 4pm. This was the time the grownups would be getting up from their afternoon naps called “kehloolas”. So tea was just what they needed to feel fresh again. Tea isContinue reading Urdu Tea Time!
Khushamdaid! Welcome to my blog. We’re a Pakistani-Canadian family. Follow our Urdu adventures as we live, love and laugh as a bilingual, multicultural, immigrant family in beautiful Alberta. Some of my writings will be nostalgic as I miss my country of birth: Pakistan. But also optimistic as we create a unique space with our Pakistani/UrduContinue reading Welcome to my blog!