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Past Photography Work

Past Photography Work

Everyone calls themselves a photographer nowadays you know, so i wont even go there. EL-oH-el. Lets just say i ENJOY photographing as an artistic outlet. I even set up a photography page showcasing my work (and trying to lure in customers) a couple of years back, but that was a fail. I just happened to...
Smoky Not Smudgy 2013

Smoky Not Smudgy 2013

Wow. So it’s been exactly 18 months since my first ever post on here, and pretty much a 1 year ago since my last post on Smoky not Smudgy.  If you want to refresh your memory about this event, you can see last year’s post about it here.  Just to give you a quick recap,...
Life lessons.

Life lessons.

I never really do written posts like these because I’m often hesitant about how people may take to it, but something in me just made me feel inclined. First of all, I want my devoted readers to know I love every single one of them. This post is dedicated to the personalities in my life...
Eid al Adha Highlights + Recipe Post

Eid al Adha Highlights + Recipe Post

HALLO guys and galz. First off, Eid Mubarak. Hope you all had some splendid last few days. I know i did! I spent it with my family (who for once, all turned up at my aunt’s house) and i wouldn’t have wanted to spend it any other way. You can probably tell i’m pretty old-fashioned....
Coffee 'N' Creamz Dessert Cafe

Coffee ‘N’ Creamz Dessert Cafe

Guess what? Today i’m going to show you how you can make these delicious restaurant-style waffles in your own home!!Joke joke XD. Maybe a future post. Are you drooling yet? It was my second time visiting this delectable cafe, and i felt even more impressed than the first time (not that the first time was...
The Birds of Queensway

The Birds of Queensway

I remember this day as being nothing less than lovely and the sun gleaming on the lake provided me with the perfect photo opportunity. I’ve been meaning to post these pictures for a while but they have been patiently sitting away in a file in my laptop, but now you have the pleasure of seeing...
Wedding Post

Wedding Post

Sooo, those of you who saw me snapping away at the wedding probably saw this one coming… WHAT WEDDING? Well i went to a Barwani wedding on Friday following the assisting of my aunt in preparing the bride and her bridal posse. It was one hell of a tiring day but i was pretty pleased...
The Perfect Brownies

The Perfect Brownies

I’m not sure if i have posted a brownies recipe on here before? As far as i can remember, it’s only ever been photos (mainly because i always went along as i baked and didn’t bother remembering measurements etc.) , BUT this recipe is by no means something plucked out from my unreliable memory. It’s...
Eid And All Things Cupcake

Eid And All Things Cupcake

Woah. It almost feels foreign being back on here…i hope you guys haven’t been left disappointed by my abnormal absence and seeming abandonment of the blog. It has not been abandoned. I just had security issues with my laptop which lead to security issues with my blog! Anyway my super talented tech-savvy twin saved me...
Healthy Eats: Bakewell Raspberry Bites

Healthy Eats: Bakewell Raspberry Bites

I tried making these before and they SUCKED. That was until i tweaked the recipe today which left even my own mother eating them (she never rates my baking), so i’m pretty certain you will like them too :). Healthy home-made snacks are cost effective and also help fight off the temptation of buying and...
Healthy eats: Avacado and Strawberry Smoothie

Healthy eats: Avacado and Strawberry Smoothie

HALLOW BEEPAL So, there’s a box of strawberries in my fridge and my mum is all like ‘oooh zeinab eat the strawberries before they go bad, make them into a smoothie with the avacados even, those were a hit back in kenya.’ Avacados and strawberries? Why didnt i think of that before?! GENIUS. Did you...
Eating for Fat loss and Fitness

Eating for Fat loss and Fitness

The first few demented signs of spring have been appearing in London, minus the icy cold winds and snow of course- and this has been quite the kick-start for motivation for a lot of people to get fit for the summer. Everyone wants to emerge from their winter cocoons looking brighter and more beautiful than...