December 13, 2005 at 10:07 am 6 comments

tagged by pierre.

Ten years ago
– i was 12, and i thought i was in love with one of my brothers friends
– i thought my family was “dysfunctional”
– i thought boy bands were cool, life could not go on without “channel V”
– i didn’t know what my goals in life were
– i realized i wanted to visit india
– i lived in faisalabad, and was the only girl in the city who wore jeans everywhere

5 years ago
– i had moved to islamabad and still wore jeans everywhere, as did 70% of the female student population at my school
– i was still thinking about my brothers friend
– my family was still “dysfunctional”
– boy bands were just lame, MTV was in and replaced Channel V as ” the channel”
– i still wanted to go to india
– i was thinking about my future
– i lost one of my best friends because of one stupid arguement.

Last one year
– i know where i want to be 20 years from now, and no – i don’t want to be “rich”!
– my brothers friend is a thing of the past, he’s also just not as cool anymore!
– i realized that i have an amazingly cool family
– i joined AIESEC
– i’ve been to india thrice
– the best friend i’d had a fight with finally talked to me.
– i now live in lahore, still wear jeans everywhere.

Yesterday (Monday)
– i was in karachi, and wearing jeans 🙂
– lunched at an @ers house with 15 other people
– i said goodbye to the most amazing people i’ve ever known
– me and sharmeen “discovered” something!
– i realized we took a few hundred pictures while at SDC.

Five Yummy things
– chocolate (toblerone, maltesers, bounty and mars)
– anything at subway!
– chicken karachi, handi, and other pakistani food thats spicy 🙂
– new york cheese cake
– my moms cooking!

Five songs I know by heart
– you’re beautiful, james blunt
– she will be loved, maroon 5
– it’s a wild, wild world, mr. big
– hallelujah, rufus wainwright
– saahil ki talaash, saaya

Five things I’d do if I had money
– visit new zealand
– go to disney world – yes yes, i’m a kid!!
– pay back my student loan
– buy a laptop, don’t care which one as long as it has massive amounts of disk space and lets me play AoE
– get a 4 gb nomad

Five places I escape to
– my room, both at home and in LUMS
– naureen’s room
– the park next to LUMS
– the tv lounge
– the supermarket

Five TV shows
– that 70s show
– house
– lost
– friends
– the apprentice

Five things I enjoy doing
– playing AoE
– travelling
– talking
– reading
– playing with animals

Favorite toys
– my nomad, though its not working too well now
– my movie camera, though its not working too well nowadays (maybe i should use some of that money to buy new stuff!!)
– duke, a stuffed dog so big he rivals the travel smurf in size!
– emad’s camera
– madiha’s PC

I tag
– nic


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6 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Mel  |  December 13, 2005 at 11:22 am

    my blog is the Curtin LC blog 🙂 I do have another personal one but I only posted once and that was a good year ago. I post all my stuff to the Curtin blog nowdays…


  • 2. Amit Desai  |  December 13, 2005 at 12:48 pm

    hey nida,
    seems you a die hard AoE fan huh?

    I love dat game too!

  • 3. Pierre  |  December 13, 2005 at 2:45 pm

    Oye Nida.. what? no mention of Indian food. 😛

    Keep an eye out for AOE III. The official website has graphics that will BLOW YOUR MIND!!! Of course to play it, you need a PC with specs that will blow a hole in your bank account. Bill Gates does it again with WINTEL! 🙂

  • 4. ali.shirazee  |  December 16, 2005 at 11:16 pm

    man ur crazyyyyyyyyyy

  • 5. S.Demotion  |  December 26, 2005 at 7:08 pm

    that was cool..as for wearing jeans..jeans rock!!!

    10 years? That reminds me in 2006, it’ll be 10 years in england.

    Anyway,I really liked that blog, keep it up. Tcare


  • 6. Sexy Bartender  |  January 2, 2006 at 7:00 pm

    firstly, Chicken karahi and not karachi! i think u just wrote this one in the afternmath of SDC 2005! *envious smile*

    secondly, what’s the excitement in wearing jeans!?!? =D

    cute post – makes me wonder what i plan to do in the next 20 years1 haha…


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