Happy Birthday to Cake & Cows! A blog CAN actually make dreams come true

Though I am physically feeling unwell, today is a happy day otherwise*. And since I can't really do anything else and don't really take naps, I figured I'd blog. Today marks the day that Cake & Cows first graced the blogosphere with its presence. Quite like myself, Cake & Cows was the child I could … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Cake & Cows! A blog CAN actually make dreams come true

I got 99 problems – and dishes are number one

Before I begin, I'd like to preface by adding that I dreamed I wrote this post. Well, actually, it was more along the lines of: I had just prayed fajr and wanted to go back to sleep; but in between that wanting-to-sleep and unfortunately-I'm-awake zone we all tussle with each morning, I started writing out … Continue reading I got 99 problems – and dishes are number one

New Layout, Cake & Cows Turns 1, and Questions I Must Answer

First of all, Cake & Cows has a brand-spanking new layout! Like the last one, the header of this layout was also illustrated by my amazingly talented older sister, who you should follow on Instagram, if you're on. The occasion is not just because I needed some colour on my blog - or to translate … Continue reading New Layout, Cake & Cows Turns 1, and Questions I Must Answer

I guess it must be “Rafia revisits her obsessions” week

This morning, I've learned that Stephen Hillenberg, the creator of SpongeBob Squarepants, has been diagnosed with ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease. This is incredibly sad because "ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is a rare terminal illness that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord." But also, Stephen Hillenberg was a facilitator of … Continue reading I guess it must be “Rafia revisits her obsessions” week

The Richard Simmons Saga – A True Story

I am an obsessive person. And I can be an elitist about the things I love. Only very recently have I been able to publicly admit that I like the movies better than the books. You know what I'm talking about. Okay, fine. It's been a while. The real reason I read The Lord of … Continue reading The Richard Simmons Saga – A True Story