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! "

“So”, I said to my father. “When I was in school, I'd hear of other students' fathers passing away, and it would scare the daylights out of me. I'd pray to God: ‘We have a deal, God, that my parents are NEVER passing away.'” “Well, your deal is going pretty strong so far”, retorted Booji.Continue reading
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“You have such handsome boys!” said the little old lady at the grocery store, in admiration. “They will drive all the girls crazy when they grow up!” I smiled, wondering if she is aware that girls in the future aren’t the only ones they drive crazy! Boys. When life decides to give you a housefulContinue reading
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Chalay Thay Saath, the latest Pakistani film on the block, is all set to hit cinemas in April 2017. As a run up to the release, FUCHSIA met up with the cast of CTS, and specifically, the Chinese-Canadian actor who stars it big in the film alongside our very own Syra Shehroz. We talked aboutContinue reading
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Or have you watched it already? And do you hate it already? Then take the challenge as I walk you through the film once more, but this time, with an open mind...because...I think we need a 'Take Two' on this one! Read why I loved Raees, although I AM NOT a diehard Shahrukh Khan Fan.Continue reading
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3rd. - 8th. February 2017 Visual Arts Centre 10, Penang Road, (Dhoby Ghaut MRT) Singapore Singapore presents a thriving art hub for many artists to show off their talent and expression to an engaged local and expat community. The art buyers in the city span from the serious and seasoned 'Art Collector' to the 'NewContinue reading
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Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson The name Shaiyanne Malik is synonymous in Pakistan with fashion, the arts, and social and community projects. Her fashion label by the name of SamanZar Couture, known for its popular bridal range, wasContinue reading
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A trip to the quaint old town of Gruyere does not really need a travelogue to recommend. The name Gruyere is synonymous with cheese, the best there is. Pair that with a chocolate factory located in the nearby Village of Broc, and an image of Swiss cows grazing on the purest of greens there areContinue reading
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For a world that shows unity through social media emblems such as hashtags and Facebook profile pics, we sure are a strangely disunited lot. We choose to argue over religion, race, creed, politics, behaviour, lifestyles and even the cup that we want to drink our coffee in. We attempt to maintain ourselves as a politicallyContinue reading
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It all began when my 15-year-old popped his head into my still-dark room at 6’o’clock in the morning with a silent whisper “Mama, the unbelievable has happened.” On 9 November 2016, I knew exactly what he was talking about. As the day unfolded, I switched between Good Morning Britain. CNN, BBC, Facebook and Twitter toContinue reading
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