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Warwick Castle Tour 2022

I took a day trip to Warwick Castle – probably the best British castle for families and other tourists. There are more than 2000 castles in the country, but Warwick Castle is almost certainly the most fun, especially for children. This time around we visited in Winter, which has a slightly different vibe and activities compared to summertime. Of course,…

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My First Neza Bazi Experience (“Pegging”)

I was invited to an equestrian competition in Walsall called “Neza Bazi” – aka “Pegging” aka “Tent Pegging” – an ancient cavalry sport that originated in the Indian subcontinent during the middle ages. It’s mainly practiced in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and some parts of Sindh and Balochistan. However, it’s very popular with the Punjabi diaspora internationally as well. This was…

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One Year on YouTube

Let’s talk about how I’ve done on YouTube in my first year. What I’ve learned. And what I plan to do over the next twelve months! (I recorded this video four times!! For once, nothing to do with my perfectionism. The camera kept corrupting the video file. So I swapped out the memory card for a new one and it…

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Five Rules for YouTube Success (that I never follow myself!)

As someone who works in Marketing, and specialises in digital communications, I’m well versed in the rules for achieving YouTube success. I know what it takes to make your videos and your channel successful. Today, I’m sharing with you the TOP FIVE MOST IMPORTANT RULES FOR YOUTUBE CREATORS. Strangely, I never seem to follow those rules myself! And I explain…

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Why I HATE (some) Vegans

Eid Mubarak!! On this day, when a billion Muslims celebrate by violently slaughtering tens of millions of animals, I wanted to tell you about my “journey” as a Muslim vegan. And why, despite being vegan myself, I really can’t stand a lot of other vegans. In particular, “Ethical Vegan” activists, who have turned their lifestyle choice into a religion –…

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My first YouTube video

I finally got around to doing my first proper YouTube video – after many, many, many, aborted attempts. I’ve filmed hours and hours of footage and just hated all of it. So, instead, I put a brief two-minute intro together as I can’t procrastinate on this task any more. Enjoy. πŸ™‚ TRANSCRIPT 0:00:37.309,0:00:41.940Hello and welcome to… whatever this is. 0:00:41.940,0:00:46.900My…

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