Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.



Hey there!

Welcome to my blog. It’s a randomly abstract combination of things I love and hate, and things that matter and matter not.

I write about everything. I love words! I love how one can paint emotions with a pencil, draw poetry with one’s feelings, and exhale life like that. I enjoy reading. I am fond of nights, rains, paintings. Maths and magic.

‘Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’ life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.’ Steve Jobs

Deeply inspired by nature, Sufi music and musings, creativity and literature– I am just another girl scribbling her life out.

Oh, and you call me Maria.

342 responses

  1. Hi. A couple months ago you left a comment on my FP blog post and I am, just now, getting around to visiting the blogs of my nice commenters. Thank you.

    November 27, 2011 at 4:01 am

  2. That’s not how i’d describe you.

    December 13, 2011 at 9:42 pm

  3. Your description of ‘you’ reminds me of my daughter, Yolanda, who is in her mid thirties. She is like me, but she is also, like you. πŸ˜€

    September 29, 2012 at 10:22 pm

    • Aww thankyou -seapunk2- for your appreciable visit and amazing comment:D
      Does your daughter blog too? Because I would love to hear from someone who’s ‘like me’!!

      September 29, 2012 at 10:54 pm

  4. Thank you again for visiting my blog! I’m loving yours πŸ™‚

    December 25, 2012 at 12:47 am

  5. I am unable to put a comment on ur ” why do i write blogs” page.
    Just wanted 2 say it was gr8… “expressing yourself” is one of the best motto fr writing.. expressing ur thoughts …ur outlook towards life.. & its good 2 share it across the world and get the opinion of others around u..
    Keep posting..!!

    January 13, 2013 at 10:38 pm

    • Thankyou erakanksha!
      Its so good to know you liked it! I edited it to add few more stuff, I hope you will re-read it. And Im sorry you can’t comment there. Actually, it was the first page I made and there is no way possible to enable there comments. So it can only be liked (and comments here)! πŸ˜‰
      Other then that, yes expressing oneself is so very important. Better the way, easy the outcome ~
      Once again thankyou so much for your nice comments =) Keep visiting!

      January 14, 2013 at 9:13 pm

  6. Please sort the quiz results in a way that shows which you agree and which you do not agree with, without adding anything new. πŸ˜€

    January 26, 2013 at 10:20 pm

    • Nice idea! (and tough πŸ˜‰ )Gonna do that soon and notify you =)
      And I think I agree to most of them!

      January 27, 2013 at 11:06 pm

  7. Mari

    Thank you for following my blog! You have a lovely blog and I look forward to reading more of your posts.

    January 27, 2013 at 10:19 am

    • Thankyou for your sweet comment! I must admit that I love your blog more! πŸ˜‰

      May 7, 2013 at 10:40 pm

  8. Hello , I have nominated you for the “VERSATILE BLOGGER AWARD”.

    Glad to meet you here… Keep posting πŸ™‚

    January 29, 2013 at 10:53 pm

  9. Khaula Naxir

    I nominated you for an award and I’d definitely be glad if you would accept it:

    March 14, 2013 at 12:18 pm

    • So honored! Thanks a billion Khaula!
      Oh and I know I had been *very lazy*. I posted this thanking you on 7th June:
      Thanks again! Keep visiting!

      July 15, 2013 at 9:14 am

      • Khaula Nazir

        :)) thanks a ton.

        July 15, 2013 at 1:59 pm

        • Thanks to you! πŸ™‚

          July 15, 2013 at 2:28 pm

          • Between us, what this award story. . . .how it works in blogging sphere? Will b thankful.

            September 25, 2013 at 9:43 pm

          • Well my friend, these are virtual awards that a blogger receives from another blogger and passes to yet another, whom they think deserves it. As in a ‘Versatile Blogger Award’ is given to those who write on variable topics, ‘ABC award’ is for ‘Awesome Blog Content’, Shine On and there are plenty others too.
            Usually, each of them comes with their own set of simple rules like mentioning stuff about oneself, or linking to your favorite bloggers. So an acceptance speech/post is written when it does. πŸ™‚

            September 25, 2013 at 11:00 pm

  10. Greetings! I was away for a couple of days, so have a lot of catching up to do with your wonderful posts.

    Meanwhile, there’s a small gift waiting for you. Please visit here:

    Good day! πŸ™‚

    June 30, 2013 at 5:13 am

    • Enormous thanks for the loveliest gifts! I am much grateful!
      Best regards,
      Randomly Abstract.

      July 2, 2013 at 12:46 am

      • Always a pleasure, Maria… gives me immense joy to share my gifts with you. Regards.

        July 3, 2013 at 3:07 am

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  12. thanks for following my blog

    July 4, 2013 at 9:42 am

    • My pleasure! Your blog is a great place to ‘Brush in different colors’ and I always enjoy your interactive posts! πŸ™‚
      Keep Visiting!

      July 7, 2013 at 8:05 am

  13. Maria,
    sometimes Internet/blogging/books/diaries are not enough to come out of yourself, to come out of real yourself, you need to live what’s inside you. But i really like what u write, you are very much expressive.

    July 9, 2013 at 2:49 pm

    • Thanks a lot for your valuable comment! Writing and blogging are merely tools to let out feelings of exhaust and happiness, both. Its true that one must learn to live what is inside them. Thankyou for your appreciation and visit! πŸ™‚

      July 9, 2013 at 8:14 pm

    • Liked ur opinion.

      September 25, 2013 at 9:45 pm

  14. Thank you for stopping by and following my blog πŸ™‚

    July 14, 2013 at 7:25 am

  15. Hey ! I nominated you for a blog award πŸ™‚ Check it out at

    July 17, 2013 at 5:51 pm

  16. Hey Mars! I wanted to let you know how much I love your blog, and look forward to reading more and more by you. So I’ve nominated you for an award. Follow the link for more info:
    I know you’ve already got it, and now you’ve got it twice! πŸ˜›

    July 17, 2013 at 11:17 pm

    • Moniba!
      This is one HUGE thing and I am grateful! It was you who encouraged me to write and I pray we remain friends forever!
      Thankyou =)

      July 17, 2013 at 11:23 pm

  17. Bee

    Thank you for finding my blog and following. I will return the favour

    July 18, 2013 at 3:02 am

  18. Hi there… glad to connect and interact with you.
    Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my blog.. πŸ™‚
    Best wishes to you… !!

    July 19, 2013 at 8:59 pm

    • Heya! It was totally my pleasure because I have come to visit a great photo-blog. Following your blog now to have more of your awesome photography!
      *A new fan.

      July 19, 2013 at 9:16 pm

  19. Ajaytao2010

    Nice reading about you

    Thanks for visiting my blog. Be in touch. Browse through the category sections, I feel you may find something of your interest.

    July 22, 2013 at 11:14 am

    • Thankyou very much! I find the photos in your blog brilliant, and the quotes so true and relatable! πŸ™‚

      July 22, 2013 at 11:15 am

      • Ajaytao2010

        oh dear thank you very much

        and once again thanks for the nomination dear πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

        July 22, 2013 at 11:16 am

        • My pleasure sir! You surely are a very ‘Inspiring Blogger’ and the award is only a humble effort to let you know how much I appreciate your blog. =)

          July 22, 2013 at 11:19 am

          • Ajaytao2010

            thank you dear πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

            July 22, 2013 at 11:27 am

  20. It is great reading about you and in the mean time will browse through you blog…
    Nice to meet you. πŸ™‚

    July 23, 2013 at 11:28 pm

    • Thank you Harsha!
      I see I have got another awesome reader (and blogger) from the neighbor country! Keep visiting mine and honoring me with your valuable feedback. πŸ™‚
      – Maria.

      July 23, 2013 at 11:39 pm

      • Anytime.. πŸ™‚
        Keep Blogging and I will always be there in your blog… πŸ™‚

        July 23, 2013 at 11:43 pm

        • So I will always have good blogging days ahead! πŸ™‚

          July 23, 2013 at 11:53 pm

          • Indeed you will.. πŸ™‚

            July 24, 2013 at 12:01 am

          • Thankyou for your kind words! πŸ™‚

            July 25, 2013 at 1:28 am

  21. Hello randomlyabstract. Let us take a picture or idea as a team πŸ™‚ I have no idea for *masterpeace*
    cheers πŸ™‚

    July 26, 2013 at 10:34 pm

  22. Helllooo from across the border πŸ˜‰
    I love your blog (sorry didn’t comment here earlier was surfing through my phone πŸ™‚ )

    July 28, 2013 at 10:44 pm

    • Hey! Tou aap INDIA waley Hyderabad se haen? πŸ˜‰
      Glad to have you here and I equally love your blog. Actually, I love it more: “The Nawabi Musings!” from the name to the Taaruf and everything else πŸ˜€

      Thankyou for coming and please do come again. And again! πŸ˜‰


      July 29, 2013 at 2:15 am

  23. Fahaad Humayun

    dont you think the quote you quoted fits practically on me :p

    yes thinking is a huge curse , i was following your blog already but i just scanned it and this is one well maintained blog, i am so much in awe of people who maintain their blog. also your about me is good. its original πŸ™‚

    July 31, 2013 at 12:00 pm

    • Hey thankyou for stopping by and leaving your thoughts.
      Yes the quote does fit perfect, because you do have the courage to say whatever and not mind about it πŸ˜‰ I will be cautious though, in making comments there. ‘Stupid comments’ are badly-treated, nahee? πŸ˜€
      And thankyou for the appreciation. Keep visiting!
      – Maria.

      July 31, 2013 at 12:12 pm

      • Fahaad Humayun

        haha it was hidden sarcasm that if you dont like what i say then keep your opinions to yourself πŸ˜€ dont be cautious though, have courage to say whatever you want too πŸ™‚ and sure I will, i will scan every post too in coming days πŸ˜‰ look out for awkward comments :p

        July 31, 2013 at 12:27 pm

        • I know right? I mean, why won’t you be sarcastic to someone who comes on saying you are the weirdest! πŸ˜€
          Acha you are saying “keep your opinions to yourself” and then you are also saying “don’t be cautious though, have courage to say whatever you want to”. So does that mean, have courage to say whatever you want to, and get criticized more? πŸ˜›
          Well, I will certainly watch out then! πŸ˜‰
          Have fun blogging! πŸ™‚

          July 31, 2013 at 12:41 pm

          • Fahaad Humayun

            i am giving two choices πŸ˜› and thankyou πŸ˜€

            July 31, 2013 at 12:42 pm

          • Lol okay. Thanks to you! πŸ™‚

            July 31, 2013 at 12:44 pm

  24. Fahaad Humayun

    Hey I nominated you for Shine On Award. You can collect it from here (obviously my blog :D)

    August 1, 2013 at 5:37 pm

  25. I have something for you ! Please check it out at
    Thanks ! πŸ™‚

    August 16, 2013 at 11:44 pm

  26. Tayyeba

    Hey. I nominated you for the Shine On Award. You can collect it from here:-
    πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

    August 18, 2013 at 4:09 pm

    • Heeey! Thankyou Tayyeba!!!
      I am so glad you thought of me. πŸ™‚

      August 19, 2013 at 2:52 pm

      • Tayyeba

        You are welcome. πŸ˜€

        August 19, 2013 at 6:51 pm

  27. Hey that’s an interesting introduction. Nice blog and happy blogging πŸ™‚

    August 24, 2013 at 9:24 pm

    • Thankyou Dilip! πŸ™‚ Your visit has meant a lot =)

      August 24, 2013 at 9:25 pm

  28. Asalam-o-Alaikum,

    Just dropping by to say thanks for liking my post … and liking it enough to start following me … well that doesn’t happen often … and to think it happened twice today … anyway thanks again … Interesting info. … Really liked the part about collecting memories … So are the results of online quizzes … accurate … πŸ˜€

    August 29, 2013 at 12:52 am

    • Walaikum assalam!!

      Thankyou for coming by, I found your blog from White Pearl’s of course πŸ˜‰ And I must admit I loved the poetry and design, and umm I’d like you to guide how you do that? I mean Urdu fonts kesay? πŸ˜€
      Also I appreciate that gravatar (R4bia) you’ve put. (Thumbs up!)
      And thankyou for your kind words, please do keep visiting! πŸ™‚

      August 29, 2013 at 1:08 pm

      • Hey thanks for the appreciation … thats what keep me going … πŸ˜€

        For urdu typing,

        Can you kindly tell me which Windows you are using or weather it Apple OS

        And in the mean time follow the link,

        In step 1 you can install Urdu Fonts … but since you can easily read my post i think it might already be installed.

        In step 2 you can install Phonetic Keyboard that will be used to type in Urdu.

        Also on step 2 page there will be a layout of Phonetic Keyboard if you are a novice at urdu typing … it will come in handy!!!

        Further instructions after i will know about your OS.

        Sadly … that is all I can do for my Egyptian Brothers for now …!!! 😦

        August 29, 2013 at 10:50 pm

        • Oh my. Thankyou! I use Windows XP. Gonna check out the link very soon! Thankyou so much for your timely response! πŸ™‚

          August 29, 2013 at 10:55 pm

          • XP… I was hoping 7 … Its bin a long time since i used XP … Well there are instruction for XP on the page after 2nd step… let me know if you get stuck some where… okay!!!

            August 29, 2013 at 11:06 pm

          • What came of it … Did all of it worked out???

            August 29, 2013 at 11:45 pm

      • Also another question … i forgot to ask … do you post directly on word press or do you use Microsoft Word to directly post you blog post on word press…???

        August 29, 2013 at 10:52 pm

        • Well I post here directly.. i.e. without Word, except when I write a poem.

          August 29, 2013 at 10:56 pm

          • Well i kind of prefer to post using word always … its less fuss specially with Urdu posts…!!!

            August 29, 2013 at 11:03 pm

        • The lazy I am. Gonna download the software very soon now! πŸ˜‰

          September 13, 2013 at 12:34 pm

  29. randomblurting

    Hey there fellow ‘random’.. Thank you so much for liking my posts today and for the subsequent ‘follow’! It enabled me to find you and follow you too. Your blog also looks great πŸ™‚ Looking forward to reading your future posts and archive. Happy writing πŸ˜‰
    p.s people used to say that I ‘over-think’ too!

    September 13, 2013 at 3:39 am

    • Hi there, fellow thinker!
      To over-think is great, except it brings a lot of personal fuss! πŸ˜‰

      I loved visiting your blog, those short verses, and poems, roller-coaster, happy pills, simultaneous, mad musing, and so much that I’d say: I love everything you write! πŸ™‚

      Happy blogging, keep visiting!

      September 13, 2013 at 12:39 pm

      • randomblurting

        Yeah, it is good to have a balance of ‘over-thinking’ and just chillin’!! It would avoid a lot of personal angst! πŸ™‚

        awwwww u are so so sweet and kind! It swells my heart to know someone appreciated my writing that much πŸ™‚ I am glad to have connected with you young lady.

        Happy blogging too! πŸ™‚

        September 13, 2013 at 2:31 pm

        • Haha you are far more kinder then, I must say! πŸ™‚

          September 14, 2013 at 4:35 pm

          • randomblurting

            Many thanks! :)))))

            September 14, 2013 at 5:34 pm

  30. Thank you for visiting and liking my blog. I am not even nearly as active a blogger as you are. From what I see you are nothing short of a blogging celebrity πŸ™‚

    You are a very good writer and you poems are beautiful . And you are painter and photographer as well. Is there anything you don’t do? πŸ˜€

    keep smiling and spreading smiles .
    best wishes πŸ™‚

    September 13, 2013 at 1:13 pm

    • Haha this is the most fun comment I’ve received! πŸ™‚
      Me a blogging celebrity? Sounds super-cool. [I’m having a hard time imagining that though.] πŸ˜‰

      Thankyou Ali. Your kind words humble me.

      Painting and photography are only hobbies, and they’re oh-so-artisitc that I prefer keeping them to myself mostly. Glad you like my poems. πŸ™‚
      Best wishes for always.

      September 13, 2013 at 1:25 pm

      • you are just being humble. You have more number of awards than even a real celebrity πŸ˜€

        September 13, 2013 at 1:31 pm

        • Hahah of course. They don’t get to win easy, virtual awards.

          September 13, 2013 at 1:35 pm

          • award to award hota hai . virtual ho ya oscar

            September 13, 2013 at 11:35 pm

          • Ji bilkul. Shukrya! πŸ˜€

            September 14, 2013 at 1:46 pm

  31. Hi,
    Thanks for stopping by my blog and liking my photos of the sea. From reading your post above, I think we must have a lot in common. At least if those online personality tests are at all accurate πŸ˜‰ I love your quote by Steve Jobs above!

    September 14, 2013 at 7:57 pm

    • Hii πŸ™‚
      We have things in common? Sounds wonderful! πŸ™‚ The quiz results aren’t really wrong.. πŸ˜‰
      Thankyou for your visit and kind words. I am honored to have you here!
      My quest for freedom may not be achieved by ‘sailing the seven seas’ but I’d definitely follow your journey to quench mine!

      September 14, 2013 at 8:30 pm

      • Any way to get the results is good πŸ˜‰

        September 14, 2013 at 9:27 pm

  32. Happy 3rd blog anniversary!

    September 16, 2013 at 12:24 am

  33. Nadia

    nice interesting “you” ^_^!!

    September 17, 2013 at 12:19 am

    • Thank You! πŸ™‚ I am already on my visit to yours, and I love those images and posts!

      September 17, 2013 at 12:22 am

      • Nadia

        I’m glad to hear so n_n

        September 17, 2013 at 12:24 am

  34. ‘My power lies in my imagination'<<<<<<<<<<Zalim ne is sentence se loot lia πŸ˜€
    I am very happy to come across your blog Maria πŸ™‚
    P.S. I also heart personality tests.

    September 18, 2013 at 8:11 pm

    • Haha Whattay style! πŸ˜‰
      Thankyou Maham! And personality tests sure are too ❀able πŸ˜‰

      September 19, 2013 at 12:46 am

  35. Wow, you seem to be working your way through my whole blog Maria.
    I’m incredibly flattered.

    You can probably find the sort of thing that might interest you most by using the tag cloud on the right.

    Thanks for showing an interest.
    It means a lot more to me than any blogging awards.

    September 30, 2013 at 4:45 pm

    • Hi, and yes, I have been on my hunting reading mode. πŸ™‚ I like your slash poetry.

      September 30, 2013 at 5:35 pm

  36. Good day friend I can visit your place and I am very pleased
    thank you for the opportunity

    October 4, 2013 at 11:10 pm

    • Thank you for visiting by, and for leaving me with your ‘likes’ =) I am honored!

      October 5, 2013 at 9:46 am

  37. Meri Pyaari Maria!
    You are a lucky charm for me. The moment you visited, stayed and loved my blog (that won the award for the Blog with least traffic πŸ˜› )…whoosh…likes and comments just started raining on me..
    how on earth!!
    this Indo-pak connection is too intriguing πŸ˜›

    October 7, 2013 at 3:47 pm

    • Pamela! Thank you for connecting, and you see you were the first one to find me, so accept my heartiest gratitude
      ! πŸ˜€
      About this Indo-Pak connection, of course it’s so intriguing! πŸ˜‰

      October 10, 2013 at 6:13 pm

      • Gratitude accepted! πŸ˜›
        hahah after LOC we now have this IPC( Indo-Pak-Connections) πŸ˜‰

        October 10, 2013 at 6:57 pm

        • IPC or IIPC (Internet Indo-Pak Connections) because you see its the internet where we are striving to understand the better parts of each other!

          October 10, 2013 at 7:44 pm

          • ahaaa! true! πŸ˜€

            October 10, 2013 at 7:45 pm

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  39. Maria! Another Award for you.
    I have nominated your blog for the Reader Appreciation Award.

    More about this nomination is at:

    October 7, 2013 at 9:56 pm

  40. Thanks for liking ‘She made me happy’ Maria.

    I don’t know if you checked out the film clip of the Divinyls performing Elsie.

    I put it on my personal website for readers who can’t access YouTube.

    October 12, 2013 at 5:04 pm

    • It doesn’t work there too. Says that the ‘plugin is vulnerable and needs updating’.

      October 12, 2013 at 5:10 pm

    • As in my browser’s fault. I need to update the plugin.

      October 12, 2013 at 5:11 pm

      • Alternately you can right click on the link, download the MP4 then double click on the file to play it without using the browser.

        That assumes you have an MP4 codex in your default media player.

        October 12, 2013 at 5:14 pm

  41. Thanks for finding and liking my stew redux post. Good to cross paths with you again. Hope you’re having a wonderful weekend!

    October 12, 2013 at 11:48 pm

    • It’s always lovely to visit old friends again! Thank you for coming too, and have a splendid weekend. =)
      – Maria.

      October 12, 2013 at 11:53 pm

  42. Thank you so much for joining us on wePoets, it’s appreciated. We’d be happy to showcase your art should you want to share. πŸ™‚

    October 13, 2013 at 9:41 am

    • I’d love to. Thank you! πŸ™‚

      October 14, 2013 at 1:10 am

      • Wonderful, our submission and theme pages explaine everything πŸ™‚

        October 14, 2013 at 5:39 am

  43. rjl2727

    well, i don’t know how you stumbled upon my page – by random and regretted accident? but glad you did so i could find yours. i don’t buy into this “following” for the sake of getting followers, and could actually care less if any but a certain few look at my stuff. i will, however, be following you as yours is amazing in appearance and content – beautiful to view and jarring to read. no reciprocation expected or desire. don’t ever waste time and space following some shit that does not interest you. life is too short for that. i will be coming back often to devour every syllable and image. cheers

    October 14, 2013 at 12:20 am

    • Random stumble sounds right, but it wasn’t a ‘regretted accident’ for sure. Why’d you think that?
      Glad you liked my blog’s ‘appearance and content’ and so did I like yours, and I am equally glad to find out your space! Time waste? Trust me, I don’t like things for no reason. I like what I read, and what I ‘like to read’. And don’t worry, I won’t be following things of no interest. πŸ™‚
      Do come back again and I will be honored to have your presence here! πŸ™‚
      Best wishes.

      October 14, 2013 at 1:07 am

      • rjl2727

        laughing smile! i will be back often. hell, i even signed up for notifications when you post!! peace, and long may your run. bob

        October 14, 2013 at 1:12 am

        • Okaay, that’s a pleasant surprise! I’d love to hear back again, if that’s so. πŸ™‚
          And..stay happy.

          October 14, 2013 at 1:18 am

  44. Hello There!
    Thank you for dropping by my blog and reading some of my posts. It gave me the opportunity to see your work, and I am liking it a lot.

    See you around.

    October 14, 2013 at 1:24 pm

    • Visiting yours was a pleasure. πŸ™‚ Glad you’re liking mine, thank you!
      Happy writing and happy reading!

      October 14, 2013 at 7:12 pm

  45. Hey, Its so nice to meet you. just wanted to say I’m loving your blog. πŸ™‚

    October 15, 2013 at 11:17 pm

    • Thank you so much!! I am honored to have your presence here for I equally love yours! πŸ™‚
      Best regards,

      October 16, 2013 at 12:16 am

  46. Hello there, you are a truly artist. Full of an idea, creative, and passion πŸ™‚ I think is very amazing.
    Ow, thank you for the liked and commented on my blog πŸ™‚ Blessed you.
    By the way, how can i call you ?

    October 16, 2013 at 8:50 pm

    • Hi Sella!
      This is Maria. =)
      Thank you so very much for dropping by, and thank you another loads for your appreciation! πŸ™‚
      And your blog is great! It was a pleasure to read them.
      Best regards and all my kind wishes.

      October 16, 2013 at 8:57 pm

      • Hi, Maria. Glad to know you πŸ˜‰ Success always for you.

        October 16, 2013 at 9:11 pm

  47. Kya aap mere chhote se blog ko apne keyboard se nikle kuchh alfaaz daan karna chaahengi?

    In short… would you be interested in a guest post on my blog? πŸ™‚

    October 19, 2013 at 7:40 am

    • Itnii Urdu?! πŸ˜‰
      Zarrah nawazi hae ap ki, but my guest post pe likhun gi kiya? πŸ˜› As in mjhy sochny samjhny me kaafi arsa lag jaega, phir bhi I am not sure if I will come up with something up to the mark.

      And look I didn’t respond with half as shock as you once did. πŸ˜‰ ‘Mae? Maria Imran? Aapke, yaani Arindam Saha ke blog pe guest post likhun?’ πŸ˜€

      October 19, 2013 at 8:39 am

      • Urdu nahin Mahodayaa… Hindi hai… except ‘alfaaz’ πŸ˜‰

        And BTW… Aap shock mein aakar same words nahin bol saktin… cheating hogi… ‘copyright violation’ πŸ˜› πŸ˜€

        And upon that… aap shock mein kyun hain? πŸ˜› πŸ˜‰

        I was thinking of inviting some of my valued readers for a guest post… So I invited you… I can give you a line to think upon… you may or may not use it.
        And time is not at all a problem… fursat mein likhein… πŸ™‚

        So… aap aa rahin hain na…? I would be privileged to host you…

        Do you want the line?

        October 19, 2013 at 8:59 am

        • Haha same words bolti to ziada cheating hoti! πŸ™‚
          Gimme the line, I will surely and happily write ‘something’ at least if you please-be-easy! πŸ™‚

          October 19, 2013 at 9:02 am

          • ‘Inscribed within a word’ πŸ™‚


            October 19, 2013 at 9:04 am

          • Great. I will write a one-liner then. Or a haiku perhaps! πŸ˜€
            Acha no I will really try to do this. Though this isn’t as easy as you think it is! πŸ˜›

            October 19, 2013 at 9:07 am

          • Ok… Thanks! πŸ™‚

            October 19, 2013 at 9:09 am

          • Abhi se? Thank me later. =p

            October 19, 2013 at 9:12 am

          • Ok… give me my thanks back… πŸ˜›

            October 19, 2013 at 9:16 am

          • *thanks returned for further use* πŸ™‚

            October 19, 2013 at 9:17 am

          • πŸ™‚

            October 19, 2013 at 9:21 am

  48. rjl2727

    so many beautiful pieces. what is it about you???

    October 22, 2013 at 8:41 am

    • What is it about me? Beauty comes from beholder’s eyes!

      October 22, 2013 at 1:54 pm

      • rjl2727

        yes, and most people neither see nor appreciate real beauty because they never look deeply. i see (behold) and appreciate.

        October 22, 2013 at 3:18 pm

        • Thank you!

          October 22, 2013 at 3:26 pm

          • rjl2727

            peace. keep bringing you beauty to light in your writing.

            October 22, 2013 at 3:28 pm

          • I will keep bringing ‘myself’ into my writing, beautiful or horrible that I don’t know. πŸ™‚
            P.S. My comments on your blogs are going in spam.

            October 22, 2013 at 3:40 pm

          • rjl2727

            what does that mean? i see you comments on my pages. is it something i am supposed to fix, and how?? technology is above my head, which is obvious by the simplicity of me blog design. le

            October 22, 2013 at 4:21 pm

          • It isn’t basically your fault, but all my comments are currently going to ‘spam’ folders. If you check out your comment manager, you’ll probably find two comments that I last made.

            October 22, 2013 at 4:25 pm

          • rjl2727

            i unspammed them. did it work?

            October 22, 2013 at 5:45 pm

          • Yup. Thank you!

            October 22, 2013 at 5:45 pm

          • rjl2727

            yea, i don’t know what the hell is going on with comments, or much else for that matter. i may need your help.

            October 22, 2013 at 9:32 pm

          • The issue was with my comments, and now that you un-spammed them, it has been resolved.
            Are you having a problem with your comments too?

            October 22, 2013 at 10:39 pm

          • rjl2727

            oh hell, i wouldn’t know. as you may have guessed, i am light years behind technology.

            October 22, 2013 at 10:53 pm

          • Um okay. I think all is well too.

            October 22, 2013 at 10:53 pm

          • rjl2727


            October 22, 2013 at 10:54 pm

          • rjl2727

            look under ‘music’ category for a song ‘box of rain’, and listen to it several times. it says nothing, and says everything, and is the most beautiful song i know. it’s by the grateful dead, who were to music what rumi is to poetry.

            October 22, 2013 at 5:44 pm

          • Listening to it. And loving it too.

            October 22, 2013 at 5:57 pm

          • rjl2727

            thouugh you might. another one of interest – ‘the stranger’. it’s near the bottom.

            October 22, 2013 at 6:11 pm

  49. I like you blog πŸ˜‰

    October 22, 2013 at 9:28 pm

    • Hi! Thank you so much for your visit! Do keep coming. πŸ™‚

      October 22, 2013 at 10:21 pm

  50. For you, you are just you.
    I wish people around were as uncomplicated as that… πŸ™‚
    You have a nice blog. Keep it up

    October 25, 2013 at 8:20 pm

    • Hi, and thanks!
      I am me, and me is me, and nobody else could know me better than me. πŸ™‚
      Thank you for your kind visit and words, I am honored that you came by.

      October 25, 2013 at 8:28 pm

  51. Your online personality assessment shows really fun results. I’m always amazed how accurate these can be. And how they also manage to glean the other sides of us. Looking forward to getting to know you better.x

    October 26, 2013 at 5:24 pm

    • They surprised me too, by describing it so accurately!
      Thank you for your comments, I am much honored that you stopped by. =)
      And I love your blog! You know this by now, don’t you? πŸ™‚

      Best wishes,

      October 26, 2013 at 5:36 pm

      • I do. πŸ™‚ And thank you. It delights me to know that.
        Let’s enjoy the journey.x

        October 26, 2013 at 5:38 pm

  52. Hey, so I just visited your blog. I must say you are very creative and imaginative all those blogposts are wonderful, voila.
    Merci πŸ™‚

    October 29, 2013 at 9:21 pm

    • Thanks a million for your appreciation and for your visit. πŸ™‚ I hope you’ll keep coming. =)

      October 29, 2013 at 9:29 pm

  53. For you…

    (Its still under construction)

    Please check if the links wok properly

    November 2, 2013 at 8:27 pm

  54. Thank you for sharing your site with us and for visiting my blog. Good luck with your novel and have a wonderful day.

    November 4, 2013 at 11:26 am

    • Hi! (=
      Thank you for your kind words, I am much pleased to have you here. Have a great day and keep visiting! πŸ™‚

      November 4, 2013 at 3:08 pm

  55. omtatjuan

    You are an excellent writer. I am following your blog because I enjoy heart felt words. You have talent being able to put words down. Keep it going!

    November 11, 2013 at 7:34 pm

    • Thanks a million, omtatjuan! Your appreciation and visit means a lot, really. πŸ™‚

      November 11, 2013 at 7:38 pm

  56. You have a great blog. I have nominated you for the Versatile blogger award. Please collect it here.

    November 29, 2013 at 6:51 pm

    • Thank you so much, Kiran! Means a whole lot! πŸ™‚

      November 29, 2013 at 6:56 pm

  57. rjl2727

    hi. hope you are doing well. i dig the new look of our blog. i am eagerly waiting december to end so you’ll start writing again. i miss your stuff and talking with you. i hope you are just really busy, and that i’ve not done something to offend you.

    December 6, 2013 at 9:55 am

    • Hi, I’m well thank you. I did reply to your last comment on your blog, don’t know where it went to. Maybe it got spammed? Anyways, thank you for stopping by! There ain’t any reason I’d be offended for, just don’t know what to write and how so I’m still quiet. Will post soon. Have a good day πŸ™‚

      December 6, 2013 at 11:44 pm

      • rjl2727

        good. i am glad you are doing well. i know what you mean about being quiet – i go through periods where i don’t speak to anyone. but just wanted you to know i am thinking of you.

        December 7, 2013 at 12:40 am

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  59. RA, what a beautiful space you have here! It is filled to the brim with YOU! Thank you for your visits to my blog. I really appreciate seeing you there. Cheers, Margie

    January 11, 2014 at 10:20 pm

    • Oh, thank you Margie! So glad you stopped by. πŸ™‚
      Have a great day. =)

      January 12, 2014 at 11:33 pm

  60. Miss blogger, I believe you have a beautiful heart ‘coz your words reflect the innocence in your soul. BTW I am a nature-lover as well. So, Ola!

    January 14, 2014 at 3:14 pm

    • Hi there!
      Many thanks for your lovely comment, and for finding my blog. πŸ™‚ And yaay to our similarities: nature, poetry, and by the colorful look of your blog, arts. Thank you again, and have a great day ahead! (:
      – Maria.

      January 14, 2014 at 3:23 pm

  61. you have a beautiful blog. Happy three years anniversary and all d best for new adventures, cheers!

    January 23, 2014 at 5:18 pm

  62. Hey there, nice blog. I love the bright colors. Are you from India? If so, which part? I’ve been twice.
    “I don’t really know myself as well as to describe here, so I tried getting my results from an online personality assessment.”
    I would like to know where you found this online personality assessment. Could you let me know? Thanks
    Blessings =)

    January 31, 2014 at 1:56 am

    • Hi Staci!
      Many thanks for your lovely comment. πŸ™‚ I’m from Pakistan.
      You see I took this quiz about three or more years back, so I don’t really remember where I found it. So sorry about that. 😦 But if I do find the link later somehow, I’ll update you for sure.
      More blessings and many thanks for stopping by! =)

      ~ Maria.

      January 31, 2014 at 6:57 pm

  63. Hello! Thanks for following. I adore your blog – especially the music! Congratulations on the marriage – I wish you all the best love in the world for you and your husband.

    February 5, 2014 at 4:45 pm

    • Haha, hi. The music and the current theme settings were for Lalarukh who is getting married this week. I was celebrating her thing on my blog here as a wedding gift, so that is what it is. πŸ™‚

      I’m very glad to have you here. Your secret Pixie world, your colors and pastel-works, they’re lovely!
      Have a nice day ahead! (=

      February 5, 2014 at 4:59 pm

      • Oooohhhhh! I know Lalarukh! We follow each other too. I did wonder how amazing it was that two people were getting married in the same week.(Whoops, silly me!) How lovely of you to help her celebrate with such a sweet gift! And thanks for your kind comments on my pictures. They are all a work in progress – a bit like myself, haha!

        February 5, 2014 at 5:49 pm

        • Works in process – like life itself too. πŸ™‚ I love arts, and I love every ingredient of it.

          Lol yeh, it isn’t my wedding this week. πŸ˜‰ Many, many thanks for your presence and beautiful comments! β™‘

          February 5, 2014 at 6:05 pm

  64. L

    I’ve given you a shout out in a quick video post to say thanks to all my followers πŸ™‚ cheers!

    February 6, 2014 at 11:47 pm

    • Hey, thanks L. Your blog is now on privacy. 😦 May I please get access to that wonderful place again?! πŸ™‚

      April 19, 2014 at 5:56 pm

      • L

        No worries – which blog is showing as private? The Gratitude Jar (allmylikes) or Not So Worldly Wisdom? I’ve just checked my settings but both should be showing publicly… let me know πŸ™‚

        April 20, 2014 at 10:38 pm

  65. Hey Maria, Salam, How have you been?
    I just got around to reading your such heartfelt and uplifting comments on my blog. As you may have noticed I was on hiatus for quite a while. But hopefully now I am back for good. Thank you so very much. You wrote such inspiring words. Thank you for being such a good friend , you are always there for me.
    Sorry for late reply. I hope you would forgive me.
    Much Love. Zee ! πŸ™‚

    February 23, 2014 at 8:47 pm

  66. i see beautiful thoughts here.
    thanks for dropping by and liking my blog.
    your appreciation means a lot.
    looking forward to exploring your blog. best wishes.

    March 10, 2014 at 10:48 pm

    • Hi Ana!
      So glad to see you here! πŸ™‚ Thank you for your kind wishes.
      Best regards.

      March 11, 2014 at 5:09 pm

  67. I am happy to see you find yourself through blogging.I think everyone is seeking their souls,through souls,they seek peace. πŸ™‚

    April 11, 2014 at 7:08 pm

    • Thank you so much and you’re absolutely right. πŸ™‚ Stay blessed!

      April 19, 2014 at 5:58 pm

  68. ‘Me’ is woven again in poetry. Great knack to see life through a colorful kaleidoscope n those colors could be even black or white but will still convey about all the colors of life. Thoroughly enjoyed…check few of my poems on my site

    April 20, 2014 at 6:31 pm

    • Thank you so much, Suyash, for your insightful comments! Your presence here is much appreciated. πŸ™‚ Will head over to your blog just now! Stay blessed.

      April 21, 2014 at 10:07 pm

      • You are most welcome, Maria. Your poems are so refreshing. And photo speaks a lot. Keep us mesmerizing as always with your creativity πŸ˜‰

        April 21, 2014 at 10:14 pm

        • Honored that you’d think so. Shukriya. πŸ™‚

          April 21, 2014 at 10:34 pm

          • Ab main kya bolun πŸ˜‰ Let me just enjoy your poems over a period of time now, one at a time πŸ™‚

            April 21, 2014 at 10:55 pm

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  70. Heya! Not sure if you accept blog awards or not but I’ve nominated you for the Butterfly Light Award. Check out the link for more info! πŸ™‚ x

    May 10, 2014 at 8:25 pm

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  72. Hey, I nominated you for The versatile Blogger and Sunshine Award. Visit my blog to accept the awards πŸ™‚

    June 15, 2014 at 12:39 am

  73. robert lawless

    sigh . . . so much to say, so little one can say. i miss you.

    June 15, 2014 at 1:06 am

    • Hello.
      I am still where I was. πŸ™‚
      I hope things are well at your end. Written anything lately?

      June 16, 2014 at 6:28 pm

  74. Interesting blog! I don’t read Urdu, though. My father and grandfather grew up studying in the language

    June 17, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    • Hello, Rajiv.
      Thank you so much! πŸ™‚ I post Urdu stuff only occasionally, so I hope you may find some other things of your interest here. They’re all random musings though.

      June 17, 2014 at 7:59 pm

  75. it’s an awesome Creation! happy blogging ..
    i have got my new blog please do visit

    June 27, 2014 at 9:20 am

  76. Your blog’s layout is cool! But it makes reading hard at some places.

    July 8, 2014 at 2:02 pm

    • Well, I changed my theme this week only. So there is this problem with any and every post with a previously different font color. I’ll try to set that soon. As for Al-desire, I have already edited it.
      Thank you for stopping by! πŸ™‚

      July 8, 2014 at 5:11 pm

  77. mehmakunwar

    This was cute πŸ™‚ Go girl!

    August 4, 2014 at 3:38 pm

  78. And then I found someone who was so similar to me!
    I be a painter. I be an over-thinker. I sketch. I read. I be an imaginary.
    I paint abstract. I draw abstract and I write abstract. So many I’s!
    It’s really nice to visit your blog though! πŸ™‚

    August 28, 2014 at 2:52 am

    • Oh God, cool. You draw abstract and you write abstract? I am definitely going to love your blog! Plus we have so many things in common. πŸ™‚

      Thank you very much for stopping by, Amara. Your comments made my day!

      August 28, 2014 at 7:53 pm

      • It’s my pleasure!
        Do visit my blog.

        August 28, 2014 at 11:46 pm

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  80. so did you read “Allah Mian Ji” by bushra rehman ? or Ishq ka Ain ?

    September 15, 2014 at 10:54 am

    • Heeey. No, I didn’t. Allah Mian Ji. I need that book badly, once again. And Ishq Ka Ain. Will look for it in the library this week inshaAllah. Thank you for reminding and stopping by. πŸ™‚

      September 15, 2014 at 11:11 am

    • Pichlay maheenay ye dono kitabain parhny ka moqua mila. Bookfair laga tou pehly yehi dono khareed leen, kab se ishtiaq tha. Ishq ka Ain zabardast hai. Bohat. “Allah mian ji” se ziada yeh pasand ayi. Bohat shukriya in kitabon ka zikr kerny ke liye! JazakAllah. πŸ™‚
      Umeed hai aap kheriat se hongay.
      – Maria.

      December 27, 2015 at 2:34 pm

      • this comment got lost in the ‘like’ notifications of blog πŸ™‚ … glad you liked it .. i love both these books .. both are on their own level πŸ™‚
        theek hoon Allah ka karam hai … Umeed hai aap bhi khairiat se hon gi

        keep smiling and spreading smiles πŸ™‚

        January 6, 2016 at 9:20 pm

        • Alhamdulillah! πŸ™‚ And thank you.
          Ye dono tou sath hi rahengi hamesha. Aap aj kal me koi aur kitab parhain jo pasand aye tou zaroor bataega.

          January 6, 2016 at 10:18 pm

          • zindagi ki masroofiyat main ab parhne ka bohat kam waqt milta hai 😦

            naseem hijazi ko parhain agar nahi parha to … aaj kal ke naye writers main bass umera ahmad ko parha hai .. un ke 2-3 novels achay lagay bass ..
            naseem hijazi ke mere sab se pasandeeda ye hain :

            Yousuf bin Tashfain
            Khaak aur Khoon
            Dastaan e Mujahid

            Aur aap bhi koi books recommend kar dain πŸ™‚

            January 14, 2016 at 1:38 pm

          • Naseem Hijazi ko parha hai kuch mainy. Muhammad Bin Qasim aur khaak aur khoon ke naam yad hain. School library me in ki kafi kitabain hoti theen tou waheen se start liya.

            Aaj kal me bus yehi novels jinka aapne zikr kia tha unhay parha hai aur baqi kuch purani dastanain. Ab Ghazali aur Mumtaz Mufti parhungi aur kuch recommendable hua tou zaroor bataungi. πŸ™‚

            January 31, 2016 at 10:03 pm

  81. Dear Maria, I have always liked your poems and verses so much, alongwith your style of photos and the way you design them. Seedha dil se aati hai aawaaz aur aapke blog pe chha jaati hai. πŸ™‚
    I have just now nominated you for the Liebster blogging award, if you would like to participate in it. Thanks.

    November 5, 2014 at 11:12 am

    • Hey there!
      I am really glad you like the poems and photos. And really honored to receive that award! Shukriya and best wishes. πŸ™‚

      November 7, 2014 at 8:27 pm

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  83. I look forward to reading your work Maria. Especially your Urdu poetry. Shine on!

    November 29, 2014 at 7:28 pm

    • Thank you! I loved reading your blogs today.
      Have a great time ahead. πŸ™‚

      November 29, 2014 at 7:57 pm

  84. Your work inspires me Maria. So, i have nominated you for ‘Very Inspiring Blogger Award’. πŸ™‚
    Here is the link. Please go through it and accept it.

    December 30, 2014 at 9:17 am

  85. Love the new look! And the intro… apt. Almost.

    January 24, 2015 at 10:56 pm

  86. rjl2727

    Hey RA, I am posting this here. I had read something in your stuff that made me think of this, but I can’t remember where it was.

    February 1, 2015 at 8:54 am

    • “Mostly,
      It makes me…
      But sometimes…
      It makes



      February 4, 2015 at 12:51 am

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  88. Oh you seem a lot like me πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

    February 26, 2015 at 11:39 am

    • Really? πŸ˜€ That’s cool. We will have fun here. πŸ˜€

      February 27, 2015 at 10:44 pm

  89. Samjoth

    Hey hi Maria ..!!
    I liked the Steve Jobs quote .!!
    And glad to be here !!
    Hoping to be in good association πŸ™‚
    and see you around !!

    February 28, 2015 at 3:36 pm

    • Hi Samjoth! Welcome to my blog. πŸ™‚ I like that quote too… It’s something I want to learn.
      Thank you for stopping by, and yes, see you around. πŸ™‚

      March 3, 2015 at 10:58 pm

      • Samjoth

        Same here Maria πŸ™‚
        and I look forward to getting to know each other through our writings πŸ™‚
        You stay bright,
        and hop onto my blog when you have your time..!!
        You’re welcome always.. !! πŸ™‚

        March 4, 2015 at 12:58 pm

        • I sure will! Thanks again. πŸ™‚ All the best. πŸ™‚

          March 7, 2015 at 10:45 pm

          • Samjoth

            You too πŸ™‚

            March 7, 2015 at 11:00 pm

  90. Great Steve Jobs quote!
    … I have invited you to participate in “Love In Ten Sentences,” but there’s no pressure to do so. If you would like to, you can find the details here…
    Blessings, Terry

    March 3, 2015 at 3:43 am

    • Thank you so much, Terry. Just checking it out. πŸ™‚

      March 3, 2015 at 11:01 pm

  91. Hey there Maria! I’m doing a project where I’m following ten exciting, fresh, and interesting bloggers each day for the month of March 2015, and you’re today’s #2! Feel free to come visit me when you can at, and follow if you like what you read. Have a good one!

    March 22, 2015 at 2:23 am

    • Thank you so much, Jacob! I am really glad you came here. πŸ™‚ Will definitely check your blog out! All the best.

      March 26, 2015 at 12:14 am

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  93. Hey I really like your background wallpaper? What does it say?

    June 16, 2015 at 12:13 am

    • Glad you do. That’s Thomas Cole’s ‘Manhood‘, third in the series of “Voyage of Life” which describes stages and phases we undergo. It’s about troubles, storms, and lack of control, etc. But a hint of serenity in the distant background… πŸ™‚

      “The boat is damaged and the tiller is gone. The river has become a terrible rush of white water with menacing rocks, dangerous whirlpools, and surging currents. “Amidst the chaos and confusion of the wild scene in the foreground, one catches a glimpse of possible serenity.”

      June 16, 2015 at 12:41 am

      • Marvelous. Thanks for introducing it to me, ive just seen the series of four and it has fascinated me to great extent. I even changed my wallpaper to the Youth πŸ˜€

        September 26, 2015 at 3:13 pm

  94. I LOVE THIS ABOUT SECTION. Mine is so lame in front of yours and some other bloggers’ that I have read from. πŸ˜› Khair, no big deal, it will be better some day, insha Allah. I also ADORE your theme. Too bad it wasn’t introduced when I was making my blog. :/
    Now, can I just tell you how much I love your writing? *Tries* *okay I can’t*
    I am so glad you found my blog cause thats how I found yours :’) Keep this up and you’ll do wonders.

    June 17, 2015 at 1:01 am

    • Haha thank you! Thank you. So much. YOUR ABOUT PAGE IS NOT LAME, BHUI. I love the way it is! I am glad you like my writings; it means more than you’d know. :’) Aur theme toh kuch arsa pehly change kia tha it was black before. I have changed A LOT of themes since the beginning of this blog. xD

      Equally glad to find your place. β™₯

      June 17, 2015 at 5:48 pm

      • Well I always think okay let’s change my theme but I feel like I’ll be betraying this one if i do so πŸ˜› I think someday I will surely when I overcome this stupid feeling πŸ˜€ Insha Allah.

        June 17, 2015 at 6:58 pm

        • Lol I know that feeling. Over-thinking is in the name. :’) Your present theme benefits text in a cool way though, suits the ‘green book’. πŸ™‚

          June 17, 2015 at 7:48 pm

          • Yeah I chose this one because of the same reason I left the green book undecorated and plain for ages. Even now it only has a few stripes of printed tape nothing more on the cover. I wanted the focus of the reader to be on the content, and let the words wander free all about. :’) And yes over-thinking is totally in the name πŸ˜›

            June 18, 2015 at 9:01 pm

  95. miss.mysterious

    Ohkay this is another sweet post πŸ˜›
    Hi Maria πŸ˜€ Nice Intro!

    I write about everything. I love words! I love how one can paint emotions with a pencil, draw poetry with one’s feelings, and exhale life like that. I like writing and reading. I am fond of nights, rains, paintings. Maths and magic.

    YAY! I like alot of things you do but MATH is NOT one of them,yet! <.<

    Are you sure you don't want me to call you Maria Baji πŸ˜„ Haha πŸ˜›

    June 17, 2015 at 1:20 pm

    • Hi Miss Mysterious. THANK YOU. πŸ˜€
      I think Maths is beautiful :p Even though it’s not my subject anymore. xD WHY WOULD YOU CALL ME BAJI? Lol. Nahee. Too young for that. :p

      It’s great to have you here. β™₯

      June 17, 2015 at 5:52 pm

      • miss.mysterious

        Hi call me MM for short if you like πŸ˜„
        I think you are elder than me πŸ˜› and because I like to tease people so yeah I call my fiend Maria Baji sometimes πŸ˜› but ohkay :3

        It is great to have me hear πŸ˜€
        I haven’t read a book for quite a long time but I’ve read alot of blogs<3

        June 17, 2015 at 6:27 pm

        • (I think) I found your age. *achievement unlocked* haha I’m older. But that’s cool [you know why?] Because baqi sab is blog pe baray hi haen mujhsy. πŸ˜€
          It’s great that you enjoy reading blogs. I am waiting to read yours now inshaAllah. =^.^=
          P.S. Not baji. :p

          June 18, 2015 at 6:01 pm

          • miss.mysterious

            How? :3 I knew you were older. πŸ˜›
            So everyone else on this blog is elder than me <.< even Maria (the other one πŸ˜› )
            But see now you have two people younger than you. Miss mysterious and the girl with the green book. πŸ˜€
            Yus I do! ^.^ In Sha Allah…

            P.S.Theeka! :3

            June 18, 2015 at 7:19 pm

  96. I have nominated you for the quotes challenge –

    June 25, 2015 at 10:34 am

    • Thank you for nominating me! It sounds good. I am going to do that. πŸ™‚

      June 27, 2015 at 9:57 pm

  97. Aoa,
    How are you Maria?
    I have started a new blog ( ) and I would like you to contribute in that blog with your writings??
    Please tell me if you can do this so I send you invitation to become an author on this blog.

    June 28, 2015 at 1:15 am

    • Walaikumassalam jaribhai,

      I am well, thanks. How about you? I don’t think I can contribute so apologies for that. Thank you for the offer though. πŸ™‚

      June 29, 2015 at 9:30 pm

  98. Maria, ayeee!
    ^that’s how awkward my greeting is. 😐
    Maria (the other one.. πŸ˜› ) found your blog and then she told us all about it and now we’ve conquered this land and from here onwards you shall find us as avid and eh, ‘overly attached’ fans of the RandomlyAbstract.
    But hey, congratulations!
    ^there is no escaping. πŸ™‚

    Okay on a serious note. I LOVE blogs that not only have stellar content but are also, aesthetically, PERFECT.
    And It’s safe to say, yours most definitely fills that criteria! πŸ˜€
    Keep up the good work. :’)


    July 14, 2015 at 7:23 pm

    • Haha this has to be one of the best introductory comments I’ve received!
      AYAYO, TOTO! How do you do?
      Thank you so much for coming here, and for making my day with this beaut. :’) Jazakillah! Your other friend Miss Mysterious had shared your link with me on email and I can’t wait to find out your stuff now. Keep coming and stay awesome! πŸ˜€

      All the best for always,

      July 21, 2015 at 8:54 pm

      • hahah wah. my pleasure.
        Honoured to have you entertained by my awkward attempts at faking to be a naturally cool comment-er.. (plot twist: I is not O.O )

        That Mysterious fella does help me a lot in getting to know new awesome people and forcing em’ to come meet me. πŸ˜› She’s like our personal megaphone.

        AND BTW, ToW (abbreviations is sorta my thing..) welcomes you, whenever ya like! :$ I’d be ehh, a-word-even-greater-than-hounred by your presence.

        *I have SUCH a horrible habit of blabbering. Sorry if I wrote you a novel instead of a comment..I can’t help it. :s *

        Until the next novel,
        Toto πŸ˜‰

        July 22, 2015 at 10:13 pm

    • P.S. All you friends are pretty cool mashaAllah. :’D

      July 21, 2015 at 8:55 pm

      • tbh, we’re just mildly amusing potatoes. πŸ™‚

        July 22, 2015 at 10:14 pm

  99. i invite you to write a post on my blog , as a guest please

    July 21, 2015 at 5:05 am

  100. Hello there! I just wanted to say that you have an incredible blog, and I enjoy reading what you have to say. I also think your writing is insightful, refreshing, and apt!

    July 24, 2015 at 7:28 pm

    • Hey! Thank you for your kind comment! I am so glad you think so. :] Have a great day and I hope you keep coming.

      July 26, 2015 at 5:39 pm

  101. Hi Maria, I have invited you to participate in 3 Day 3 Quote Challenge. Check here:

    July 29, 2015 at 9:07 am

  102. Guess who? πŸ˜€ πŸ˜›

    August 14, 2015 at 5:25 pm

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  106. Hey! Hello from Paint The World With Words! This is Amreen Shaikh from Paint The World With Words and thank you so much for the follow!
    You’ve an amazing blog and some wonderful posts!
    I wished to contact you, but did not find a suitable contact ID, so could you please drop in your email ID on

    September 23, 2015 at 4:11 pm

  107. rjl2727

    Don’t know how to reach you, or if I can. Please.

    October 12, 2015 at 6:31 am

  108. Sufyan Ahmed

    Hey Maria! Your blog is pretty good. Wondering if you can write for my blog. Can you please drop me an email as there’s no other way to contact you.

    October 29, 2015 at 8:25 pm

  109. Hey Maria, Thanks for the follow πŸ™‚ Looking forward to explore yours!

    January 4, 2016 at 10:33 pm

    • Hi Ana, thank you for stopping by. I absolutely love your work, and now your new website too! The kettles are pure amazing!

      All the best for always. πŸ™‚

      January 7, 2016 at 1:37 pm

      • Thanks Maria πŸ™‚ You made my day!

        January 7, 2016 at 1:39 pm

  110. Thanks Ria πŸ™‚ … forgot to add the song when added the poem been keeping it for this moment, do listen to it πŸ™‚

    March 5, 2016 at 12:24 am

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