Quebec City

Old Quebec City is like no other place in Canada. It seems like a place out of an old book. Or a town transported from Europe. On a mini vacation two years ago, I discovered the beauty of this French city, the marvels of its cuisine, and the absolutely lovely people.

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Preparations

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Bleeding Lights

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Old World Charm

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Green with Envy

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Flags of the Free Land

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Fairmont

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Red and Blue

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A Burst of Light

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Raining Lanterns

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People in a Painting

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Houses of a Bygone Era

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Streets of the City

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Yellow Door, Yellow Door

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Optical Illusion

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Rainbow Above the Snow

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Deserted Train Station

 

Roma, Italia

It was inevitable. It was fate. No matter where I was and where I was going, one day I was going to end up in Rome. Because as they say, ‘All roads lead to Rome’, right?

Have you ever missed a place without having actually been there? That’s how I felt about Rome my entire life. I have missed it as if in another lifetime, I had lived there for a lifetime. So you can imagine my exhilaration and anticipation leading up to that flight. Continue reading

Spring Photoshoot!

Every time this year, when I am falling hopeless in love with spring all over again, I try to photograph the spawn with the magnificent apple blossom and magnolia trees that are breathtaking this time of the year. It is their fleeting beauty that I absolutely adore. And so I go with the spawn and my camera (the first baby) on a nature walk, and try to capture her natural interaction with these gorgeous beauties.

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The Snow Queen and the Little Girl

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Imposter Monster

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All the colors of the rainbow in my hand

I am an accountant.

It’s an exhilarating and exciting job. Everyday, I have key decisions to make like what color to choose for my spreadsheet report. Which file folder do I use? Which color stickies do I select? It’s almost as unpredictable and creatively satisfying as being Beyoncé. Continue reading

First World Parenting – Part 1

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My husband and I are Canadians of Pakistani origin and have lived most of our lives in Canada. However, we still have extended families back home so this past December, after almost a decade, we decided to make things interesting and book a 14 hour flight with a flu-stricken child that took us half way around the globe to the land of tandoori chicken, chai, and at least half a million relatives. Continue reading