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Adiba Khatun

Adiba Khatun
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Adiba Khatun is a freelance journalist with a few unique passions. Making art, playing games and watching some telly, is pretty much everything Adiba does in her free time, as well as a little dabble into YouTube; and being able to tear apart everything about these areas is what she loves to do the most. Reviews, news and features too, Adiba will cover everything she can to do with these artsy subjects to satisfy your journalistic appetite. Download Adiba's Articles: PDF Version ePub Version Mobi/Kindle Version PDF Version ePub Version Mobi/Kindle version


Top 10 Holiday Games To 100%

With the summer holidays around the corner, if you're not much of a beach-goer and you'd rather relax indoors, then here is a list...

Breath Of The Wild Is A Breath Of Fresh Air

After the game's first announcement, I was obsessive in avoiding any spoilers about Zelda: Breath of the Wild; and now I'm glad I was. I knew...
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How Green is My Way?

The Greenway is a walk and cycle path stretching for seven kilometres mainly through the Borough of Newham. It was established 20 years ago...

Embroidering My Stresses Away

With origins as far back as circa 1000BC China, embroidery is an art form that has spanned across the globe with its intricacy and...

East London Mask?

Obscured by controversy, The East London Mosque in Mile End, Was opened in 1985.   With tall towers and intricate brickwork, It’s really just a building, And really just...

Memories of Manuel

“Que tragedia” for Fawlty Towers. Best known as Manuel, Actor Andrew Sachs has gone, aged 86. The iconic 1970s waiter, In all twelve episodes, With his exaggerated Spanish accent, Brutally...

Generation 7 Eclipses Generation 6

Seven generations of the same game can be repetitive, But Pokémon has taken steps into the wacky and inventive. With the Moon in the East and Sun in...
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Switched On By The Switch House?

The newly opened extension to the Tate Modern is almost too much to get your head around. And that's just the outside of the...

Paper Mario: Color Splash

As one of the last games to be released on the Wii U console before the Nintendo Switch takes over, players expect a lot...

Announcing The Nintendo Switch

The long awaited next generation Nintendo console finally made its debut on Thursday 20 October 2016. The big reveal took the form of a YouTube...

Just When You Think It’s All Over….

Concluding her series on South Asian  weddings, Adiba Khatun winds up with walima, where the protracted ceremonials finally come to an end. Walima is an Arabic term...

Performing According to Type

Adiba Khatun continues her series on South Asian Wedding with an appreciation of the clichés she loves to hate. Is there anything in this world...

En Route For The Marriage Ceremony

Adiba Khatun continues tracking the South Asian wedding of Londoner Mr M.M. and Mrs L.M., formerly of Cambridge. From London to Cambridge, from Cambridge to...

Going Behind The Wedding Scene

Continuing her series on South Asian weddings, Adiba Khatun checks out the makings of a truly great day. Behind every good weeding, there is great...

You Don’t Have To Wear That Red Dress…..

Adiba Khatun looks at the evolving tradition of South Asian bridal dresses. I'm looking at every aspect of South Asian weddings. In this article, I...

Mehndi: Last Ride Before The Big Day

Adiba Khatun proceeds to the next stage in the wedding process. Every married man and woman in South Asia will have taken part in four...

Taaling The Wedding Story From The Beginning

Adiba Khatun looks at the bride and groom's first engagement together, which turns out to be....their engagement. My mini-series will be covering the nuptials of...

The Art of Henna

Adiba Khatun scopes the practice of mehndi and its significance in South Asian weddings. I'm looking at South Asian weddings from every aspect, and this article is...

Married Bliss And The Cost Of Family Branding

Adiba Khatun is concerned that South Asian weddings are more about reputation than relationships. Weddings are meant to be a cause for celebration, but these...

Married Bliss Comes At A High Price

Adiba Khatun went on the road to Romford for the National Asian Wedding Show. For its tenth, annual outing, last weekend the National Asian Wedding...

Bridal But Not Traditional

Adiba Khatun sat close to the catwalk at this year’s ground-breaking Asiana Bridal Show. https://vimeo.com/158028630 This year’s Asiana Bridal Show – the fifteenth in the ongoing...

1991 – 2015: Asian Weddings Then And Now

Adiba Khat sees change and continuity in the recent history of Eastern wedding belles. Young mother Salma Begum, aged 26, has been married for only...

Wedding Belles

Adiba Khat will be grooming everything bridal in a new series on the art of the South Asian wedding. An elegant shade of red catches...

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