Two FREE Holi Colouring Printables For Kids!

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As the days become lighter and Spring draws closer, Indian families across the world will prepare for the festival of Holi. Holi, also know as The Festival of Colours, celebrates the victory of good triumphing over evil. Powders are thrown around making people and the streets beautifully colourful, bonfires are lit and sweets are shared. You’ll find people of all…

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Leicester Mela 2017

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After waking up at 5:30am (because I faff) me and K left around 7:15am for Leicester from Sunny Manchester. It was the day of the Leicester Mela and I was excited back there after a year ago. We reached Leicester market where the event was taking place at around 9am. Set up didn’t take long so it was nice to…

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What To Write In A Raksha Bandhan Card

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Raksha bandhan comes around once a year, this year it falls on 26th August. It is a special day for brothers and sisters to celebrate their relationship and where sisters tie a rakhi to brothers symbolising the protection he provides for her. I wrote a post about the meaning behind Raksha Bandhan which you can read HERE and there’s also…

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Happy Makar Sankranti

Saturday 14th January marks the transition of the sun into a new zodiac sign in the Hindu calendar, otherwise known as Makar Sankranti. It is a day that is believed to bring peace and prosperity with prayers held and any good deeds planned for today will go well. Just like Lorhi (a Punjabi festival), it is also the celebration longer days…

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Leicester Diwali Mela Outcome

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  What can I say, I am still tired from a super busy weekend over in Leicester for the Diwali Mela on Saturday AND making loads of Diwali food with my mum on Sunday. I can’t complain really though about making Diwali food as I did fill a big container and brought it home with me too 🙂    …

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Leicester Diwali Mela 2016

On Saturday 22nd October I’ll be in Leicester setting up for the Leicester Diwali Mela. The event takes place in the City Centre (Humberstone Gate) and, as well as stalls under a marquee, there will be entertainment and food. It will be a great fun day out for the family so pop along say hello and enjoy the Diwali celebrations…

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