About Shazia Habib

Shazia likes to pen her thoughts when she feels passionately about a life experience, a person or an event. She is mother to 3 lively boys and along with her husband, attempts to settle in her new country by taking German lessons so she is able to soak in the culture, language and spirit of the region. "Wake up in the morning, take a deep breath and exhale! Keep on living with a passion that inspires others! "

The Wedding Season Has Just Begun – Hashtag, Tweet and Post like Deepika, or any of your Fav Celebs!  5 minute read While the world has all eyes set on celeb weddings this past year, we try hard to keep up with the trending hashtags! #meghanandharry #Virushka #DeepVeer and now #Nickyanka! Destination weddings, designer dressesContinue reading

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FUCHSIA Talks to DJ Ferhat Kantik About the Turkish-Pakistani Connection – A Love Story in the Making The latest news on our Twitter-Insta feeds has us all starry-eyed. News has it that Ferhat Kantik, a DJ from Turkey met Sadaf from Pakistan during a video and photo-shoot. The couple got to know each other andContinue reading

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FUCHSIA Stories aim to connect with people within our community. We all have stories worth telling. Some are passionate, some are uplifting, some are spiritual … some stories are a journey, and we are a part of them. This is such a story – Join us as we talk to someone who struggled to come toContinue reading

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dropcap style=”inverted”]“I [/dropcap]once set up on a beach. The children worked at a clothes factory, 8-12 year olds, smoking and chewing tobacco. I offered markers to one of the children and asked him to draw eyes on the doll that he had just made out of wire and wool.“I don’t know how to, I haveContinue reading

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As I set out to watch RAAZI on the big screen, I was a bit, correction, VERY skeptical. There was nothing in the trailer that made me, as a Pakistani, want to watch Indian spy games on Pakistani soil. What with the present political climate of diplomatic unease, distrust and recent ban on the filmContinue reading

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These 15 Christmas images will make you feel like you just took a trip around the world!

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The goray are long gone from the subcontinent, but they have left behind a ritual that any self-respecting, serious Chai-drinking desi will never, ever give up…and that is, the love of indulging in chai and rusk at tea time! Oh yes, to dunk that meetha, crispy rusk in a cup filled with the heavenly brewContinue reading

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The first incident did not bother me too much and I didn’t think that I would stop wearing hijab. It started bothering my 7 year old son though, and he started asking me a lot of questions. We were standing outside the supermarket. There were 2 boys who were walking around the store, giving meContinue reading

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The trailing spouse syndrome is often given a more glamourous term by the name of Expat Wives. Much as I would love to play the part and pretend I am a Prada Bag toting housewife with not a care in the world, I have to admit, the role-playing stops the moment I enter 'my homeContinue reading
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