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! "

Pakistani pop singer Zoheb Hassan has come down hard on the PSL 4 organizers over the use of his song Disco Deewane sung by singer Aima Baig in the PSL 4 Opening Ceremony. The hugely popular song was a cross border hit as well, originally sung in 1981 by Nazia and her brother Zoheb Hassan.Continue reading

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We live in strange times. As the #Metoo movement gains strength, and women emancipation steps into 5th gear, we feel at times that we take one step ahead and 2 steps in reverse. The recent AR Rahman fiasco gives credence to this reality. Here’s the thing. Why do we, as remote social media users feelContinue reading

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Valentine’s Day is coming near and the focus is on relationship, gifts, and romantic gestures. You will love him/ her to the moon and back and ’till death do us part’ and all that for sure, but if you could listen in to each other’s thoughts, what you SAY and what you THINK might be anContinue reading

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Andrea Angelucci visited Pakistan and we discovered that this Italian archaeologist, blogger, artist, traveller and photographer can teach Pakistanis what to love so much more about Pakistan. Sometimes it helps to look at your country with a pair of fresh eyes. We often miss what stares us in the face, and we end up takingContinue reading

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White is Beautiful unless you are Captain of the Cricket Team With the recent uproar over the Pakistani cricket team captain’s remarks where he called a SA player black (Kalle), I scanned my Insta and Facebook feeds, (like many others) and read the outpouring of anger at Sarfaraz for being so culturally inane, insensitive, politicallyContinue reading

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I woke up in the morning to a barrage of comments flooding my social media feed. News of Sarfraz using the word Kaalay on the cricket field (And that too, in South Africa!). Sarfraz fans defending him. Sarfraz fans attacking him. Anti-racism call outs. ‘Pro-Pakistani culture thing’ call-outs. It was a happening morning as onlineContinue reading

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Ranveer Singh’s Star Studded Selfie with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going viral on the net but we have a few questions This selfie went viral in India within minutes of it going on the net, but we have a few lingering questions on our mind. Yesterday, a delegation of Indian film stars metContinue reading

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Pakistan – On Tapal Chai, Dawn Newspaper and Small Talk It’s THAT time of year. When I prepare to pack up and go back home to Basel. It’s early Sunday morning and I’m thinking about what I’ll miss most in Pakistan! WHAT DO YOU MISS MOST WHEN YOU LEAVE after a good dose of goodContinue reading

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2019 Here We Come – Do We Have Time To Reinvent Ourselves in the New Year? Another year comes to an end. As we count down the year-end and begin 2019 with resolutions, celebrations and good wishes … I have to say, I need a dose of reality to begin MY new year. 2018 hasContinue reading

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