All Posts By: Nasra Nuralain

CULTURAL GARB 101 : BAATI DIRAC

Hello darlings ? This Baati aka Dirac or “Dera” as most of the non Somalis call it sums up the Somali traditional series. To be honest I didn’t think I could pull off this segment but all the messages I’ve received in regards to this series is overwhelmingly heartwarming and I’m uber grateful to any […]

CULTURAL GARB 101 : BACWEYN DIRAC 2

AsalamuAleikum darlings, The Somali culture is by far one vast culture,it doesn’t just have one traditional attire but rather many different pieces,this is the second part of the Somali culture dubbed Bacweyn Dirac check out my previous post in case you missed out.     Bacweyn in its literal meaning is a “A wide piece […]

CULTURAL GARB 101 : HIDIYO DHAQAN

AsalamuAleikum Darlings,So I’m typing this while basking in the sun (had missed how the sun felt on my face ) sipping on some shaa “tea” somewhere in Mandera county, wearing a baati widely known as Dera and boy! does it feel so good in this humid weather. Been a couple of days since I came […]

CULTURAL GARB 101 – NUBIAN

Asalamu Aleikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatu and Eid Mubarak darlings! So I’ve been MIA on the blogosphere and anything that is social media for the past month…call it Sabbatical leave if you may, that’s what I’m calling it anyways. Yea,decided to follow my own advice and just stay away from social media and all that comes with […]

PRINTED

You know how you’re told that Great minds calibrate on the same wavelength…I’m kind of making this up lol or rather on simple terms we are more telepathic if we really pay attention,one idea can be thought by hundreds of people across the globe…And that’s what we call the power of the human mind! And […]

BORROWED MASTERPIECE

AsalamuAleikum darlings,I’m hoping you guys are ready for this holy month…I’m personally thrilled for it. Speaking of Ramadan,then we all know this month not only entails a lot of Ibadah i.e. prayers but Sadaqa as well i.e charity.I’m reminding you to not forget the less fortunate in this holy month,give out anything you can afford […]

PEACHY VIBES

What’s up beautiful people and AsalamuAleikum? I promised you that for the next couple of posts I will be showcasing different types of flower print fabrics with different designs.I love me some flower print all day every day,and honestly speaking,me making a couple of dresses that’s incorporated with these different flower prints was a way […]

BLOOM

Asalam-U-Aleikum darlings,I’ve been binge reading lately on anything that’s worth my attention from online articles to magazines,all this in order to bring my reading culture zeal back.I’ve got 5 more books that’s waiting on the line.?At the moment I’m slowly immersing my soul into one incredible book by John Grisham that goes by the title […]

BLACK ORCHID

  I decided to call this post ‘Black orchid? because it has an uncanny resemblance to the flower black orchid…just try checking out black orchid images and you’ll know what I’m talking about.Anyways If you guys follow me on all my other social media handles then you know early this month I landed a major […]