Ziarat is a sleepy little beautiful town near Quetta. I was lucky to visit the town and the landmark it is known for, the Ziarat Residency (also known as the Quaid-e-azam Residency), in 1997. This landmark, a national monument, is dear to the heart of every Pakistani. The Father of the Nation, Quaid-e-azam Mohammad AliContinue reading Visiting the Ziarat Residency, Circa 1997
Desi Lunch Boxes are particularly different according to our desi palette and preference. Do you feel satisfied only if you child eats something desi?Continue reading Desi Lunch Boxes: How are they different?
Sharing how we celebrated Pakistan’s Independence Day in Canada through a small celebration at home and then in the City Hall. Continue reading Celebrating Pakistan’s Independence Day in Calgary
“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!