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 Card – Father’s Day

Why is it, when it comes to writing a Father’s Day card we never know what to write unlike Mother’s Day when we can say a million, trillion things. Each of our dads are special to us, their mannerisms, actions and just generally how they are with us so there are lots of things we could write about to honour…

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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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Happy Lohri

For those of you who don’t know what it is, 13th of January always marks Lohri in the Punjabi calendar. It is the festival that celebrates the passing of the longest night and that days begin to get lighter. It is also associated with the harvest season and farmers usually harvest sugarcane around this period or collect any rent or…

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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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