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Surviving the Madness

Ramblings

Kindle, light my fire!

So it’s been a few weeks since Amazon announced it’s new tablet the Kindle Fire. But I wasn’t interested. What shocked me more was that they also announced the Kindle Touch. What?! Excuse me?! I just bought my Kindle in March. Sigh… I wanted to climb a very high building and throw myself off of it. I always said that the Kindle should be touchscreen. That was my instinctive reaction when navigating Nox’s one when I picked it up for the first time. I often have  ...

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The Graveyard Book

Yesterday morning I attempted to read Book 1 of the Wheel of Time. I have read it before but I was in high school at the time and I can’t quite remember what went down. I was struggling to concentrate. I don’t know if it was the knowledge that there are THIRTEEN books to complete  ...

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Poll: What should I read next?

I’ve finally finished A Dance with Dragons, book 5 in the 7 book A Song of Ice and Fire series. When I finished it I went online to find out when the next one is coming out. Bad news: No publication date. Worse news: There was a 5 year gap between the publications of books 4 and 5. Good  ...

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The Wedding Weekend – Photos

Zaahir and Shabana are two of our closest friends. They had their formal engagement and her mehndi on Friday night and their wedding was on Sunday. I’m Malay and most of my friends are Indian. So while they have a plethora of Indian outfits, I have 2. And I wore both this weekend. Both  ...

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Things I love, Travel

Highs and Lows

Because for some reason I am incredibly tired today and also lazy, and because I can think of nothing more boring right now than a “…and then we did this, and then we did that” story. I am bullet pointing it up in here: Highlights A weekend without the Gollum birds*! YAY!  ...

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Hufflepuff FTW?

“Huh? Seriously? Hufflepuff? Oh well, At least it’s not Slytherin”. Those were my thoughts when I got Sorted into Hufflepuff House on Pottermore. Zain jokes that it makes sense seeing as the Fat Friar is the house ghost. (Well, he better be joking!) But then I read the Welcome  ...

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