11:48 PM

hey shona...


I finally got to watch the movie!! And now hey shona is stuck in my head…I don’t mind at all :) take tissues if you’re booked to see this one – extremely sad, but steeped in reality. I think we’re so used to seeing rich sets and saries dancing in the 45 degree angled breeze that this movie doesn’t seem to live up to salam-e-ishq etc. But a peek into the logic behind the film breathes new life into it. The 1st and 2nd songs really rocked…well, I try not to cry at the movies…but mum next to me weeped and weeped and ended up with puff pastry eyes today.lol…overall, Tararumpum was an awesome movie…and rani isn’t that dead in this movie…and saif’s a lil dirty all the time, so its quite fresh (no pun intended ;))

At least it made me forget about Saturday night. Gawd. What a night.nightmare. my cousin’s wedding – gold and sea blue set the scene for a stunning wedding with a dusty gold asymmetrical couch on the stage and white roses everywhere. Lol, enough money was spent on food since the mendhi night which included Portuguese prawns and more chocolate than I’ve ever seen in one place…so the paki singer sang kabhi kabhi to me. And I thought that moment would easily be the most embarrassing moment that weekend – but no, my family had to top that! So there I am at the wedding, in this avocado and silver sharara thingie with diamante thingies in my hair…sitting all innocently at the table, with all the cute oldies…and then…it happened.
People started winking at me and acting all weird. I thought maybe one of my pins which held my top to my skirt had popped out and I was obliviously flashing some forbidden flesh at people. After checking that nothing was wrong, I walk back into the hall – and there they were – the bride’s over eager granny and a ‘potential’ surrounded by grinning family. Ugh. So I was polite…and this clever lil lady made me give him my number in front of her…it was sooooo awkward!! I mean, im not opposed to arranged meetings, but this one was like a bad joke. And I don’t wana say mean things about him, but let’s just say, his name (which sounds like a bangladeshi drumbeat) was only the tip of the iceberg. And now he wont leave me alone. But I think he may have gotten the message when I refused to send him my pic or go for coffee or shopping or anything involving us being together… well, needless to say, there was a fair amount of eye candy at that wedding and I bet all of em knew I was being set up with him. I dint know whether to laugh or cry. So I just ate icecream at home in silence. And I got asked enough times when im getting married…and resorted eventually to saying ‘when you find me the right one.’ Why do ppl insist on asking? Too much pressure. Its hard enough finding normal people to hang with – and since when has marriage become the entire point of living? Ok, so I also dream about the perfect wedding day (and the blank spot where the groom is concerned) but im in no rush…and the rate of friends that are getting divorced has freaked me out enough. So I want to be sure and while I do get annoyed that everything should be simpler, I guess everything has a place and time…til then, it would be nice if people stopped pushing me.

13 comments:

Té la mà Maria said...

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qdee said...

ummm...right.
you're welcome?

Waseem said...

Ah wedding hook ups and the dreaded 'When is your turn' question, I read somewhere the solution to that is when you see old people at funerals ask them 'when is your turn' lol. Lol at 'bangladeshi drumbeat'

My bro is being hounded by all manner of relatives to get him married, im assuming once they finish with him they will start on me.

Why cant people understand that its your decision because you are the person who is going to spend the rest of your life with them

taqdeer said...

lol, i am visiting your blog-web from Cape Town and i like much. 'Congratulations' - lol :P

About the arranged weddings, getting people married and all the village habits that go with it - wow - i did never agree.

Sounds like a very eventful evening though - hehehe

!Joe! said...

Aw my QQ..by the way I loved his name, hehehe...even my pa hadn't heard of it!:) Just tell them that you will decide when the time is right. No one in my family gets married, (I'm serious, I have a whole bunch of spinster cousins) so I don't go for many weddings where people try to force me on boys. And my family is so huge so evey guest at a wedding is a long-lost cousin or nephew, so no one sets anyone else up in case we end up marrying our uncles by accident...:)

M Junaid said...

i want to get married soon - mj craves companionship

Dew said...

Lol. what a night. Wish I could have been there for the chocoloate and the prwans: my two favorite things in the world!

Must show us piccies!

I HATE HATE HATE family organising thingies like that with a passion...whew.

qdee said...

waseem: very true.lol i must try that funeral one...

taqdeer: hehe-congrats to you too!! who knew we could connect in dbn to cape town? im liking much too. congrats. yeah, eventful!

joe: i so loved telling you about that :) that name!

mj: it'll happen - just dont let yourself feel down. everyday is a day closer to finding 'the one'

dew: so great that we chatted!!esih, i dont take pics :(

qdee said...

i mean, i didnt take pics that night

Ruby :) said...

lol, oh that was funny.. its strange how these family members feel a need to intro. us to strange, odd ppl.. dont they have any decent guys out there to hook u up with... u should have found a really cute guy and asked him to play along with u acting like he was ur new boyfriend, that would have given the 'olders" something to grin about..

bibi-aisha said...

Ouch.oh well,at least its somethin 2laugh bout.recently,at a family lunch,my cousins bro-in-law had all the aunts talkin cos he was so helpful etc wot a nice son-in-law he'd make.as soon as my mum praisd him,everybody pouncd. 'perfect for bibi' they cried.and he was there! aargh!thankfully my back was to him so i cud pull faces

qdee said...

ruby: great plan! somehow all i could do was cringe..and grin - couldnt think at the time.silly Q!

bibi: hehe, why do family members think that if a guy helps out, that makes him some amaaazing guy who isnt full of nonsense? eish. next wedding, im gonna have my answers ready.and im not gonna smile.

r said...

LoL q honey its cos ur such a sweetheart! when th oldies start on moi, i just say "Oh im not getting married. Ever." with a straight face. th horror on their faces makes it all worthwhile! =P


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