Death and grief

(I started this series ‘Letters to my unborn child’ during the April A to Z Challenge which sadly I never completed due to all the stress and workload I was under back then. Here I am trying it out again since this is something I really want to document. Hope […]

Beauty-talk.

This post is part of the A to Z April Challenge. My theme for the month is ‘ Letters to my unborn child ‘. Dear baby, Of late, I dream of your features. Your smile. Your face. Your eyes. Who will you resemble? Me, your dad, your (late) paternal grandpa? […]

A beginning

This post is part of the A to Z April Challenge. My theme for the month is ‘Letters to my unborn child’. Dear baby, The first word I, your dad and grandma uttered when we came to know of your existence inside me is “Alhamdulilah” All Praise be to God. […]

Theme reveal – A to Z Challenge

As like last year, in the whim of a blogging frenzy I signed up for the A to Z Challenge. Last year’s theme was A to Z of Arabic words in English. It suited my tagline and the exact reason of why I started this blog – my love for […]

Zero to Hero !

This post is part of the A to Z Challenge. My theme for the month is A to Z of words in English with an Arabic origin. The digit which in itself has no value yet increases the value of another digit manifold, when placed after it. Yes, I finish […]

Yemen

This post is part of the A to Z Challenge. My theme for the month is A to Z of words in English with an Arabic origin. ….we are nearly at the end of this long 26 days Challenge ! Today’s post is about the name of a Middle Eastern […]

Xebec, it is !

This post is part of the A to Z Challenge. My theme for the month is A to Z of words in English with an Arabic origin. X-day might be one of the most difficult one in the A to Z Challenge. I am quite surprised to find an actual […]

Picturesque Wadi

This post is part of the A to Z Challenge. My theme for the month is A to Z of words in English with an Arabic origin. Wadi al Sail. Wadi Rum. Wadi al Seer. Wadi Musa. Many towns and places in the Arab world have their names beginning with […]

V for Vizier

This post is part of the A to Z Challenge. My theme for the month is A to Z of words in English with an Arabic origin. Vizier – The only place I have come across this word commonly is while reading Akbar and Birbal stories as a child.

Learned Ulema

This post is part of the A to Z Challenge. My theme for the month is A to Z of words in English with an Arabic origin. Ulema –  A word present in the Oxford English Dictionary though not commonly used/known by the English speaking community ! (.. and yay, […]

Tamarind Taste !

This post is part of the A to Z Challenge. My theme for the month is A to Z of words in English with an Arabic origin. This entry would be by far my fave. It has combination of Arabic and India ! Yay 😀 In most South Indian dishes, […]

S for Safari

This post is part of the A to Z Challenge. My theme for the month is A to Z of words in English with an Arabic origin. When Zoos gives us a glimpse into wildlife just for a photographic instant, Safaris open up our knowledge to the ways of wild […]

Ream of Sheets

This post is part of the A to Z Challenge. My theme for the month is A to Z of words in English with an Arabic origin. Today’s post is about yet another commonly used word – ream. Often used in terms of bundle of sheets for printer etc. Meaning […]