About Aghna Javed

Aghna Javed is a proud product of a simple gadget-free bachpan, mum's food, places she travelled to, the three boys in her life (yes, counting her hubby in too), books she has read, and everything else that life throws at her. Previously having worked at P&G, she is now a budding entrepreneur bringing interactive marketing campaigns to life in Singapore. Amongst her many aspirations in life, Aghna indulges in her childhood hobby of writing through FUCHSIA, volunteers with Singapore Red Cross, and simultaneously works on improving her Mandarin-speaking skills. Read more about Aghna in contributing writers.

Divorce - a word that is dreaded, a label unwanted...a taboo; at least in our traditional subcontinent culture.  But divorce is becoming a more acceptable reality in recent years. Marriage should not be a 'do-or-die’ deal. After the ‘do’, it can be undone too. For any one of numerous reasons, when two people cannot continueContinue reading
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Maira turned 9 years of age this November … but she has been sick since birth. This little girl has spent more time in hospitals than in school. And doctors say she has only 6 months… Unless she gets a replacement lung. Maira was born in Karachi with a chronic, inherited desease called Cystic FibrosisContinue reading
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This August, FUCHSIA brings to you the inspiring story of an Indian boy and a Pakistani girl who went to college together in London, one that proves love knows no boundaries, and tender hearts beat on both sides of the border; that genuine desire and passion prevails amongst those in both nations. Wait … beforeContinue reading
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Savoury. Pancakes. Lunch. Doesn’t Quite Tie In?  When you think about pancakes or crepes, what comes to mind? I am guessing maple syrup (mmm…), whipped cream (mmm…), berries and simple sweet indulgence. Whoever would think of whole wheat, meat, vegetables, lunch or dinner? Well, someone did! Paddington House of Pancakes (PHOP) at City Square Mall,Continue reading
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So Pho So Good! So Pho is not only about Pho, the popular Vietnamese street food of noodle soup. As limiting as its name may sound, this casual restaurant in the basement of Paragon Mall on Orchard Road offers a variety of Vietnamese dishes, wide enough to immerse you in a culinary visit to theContinue reading
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