Lifestyle

Tips on managing COVID anxiety over the festive season

A COVID Christmas is something that we all truly hoped had stayed back in 2020, however with the rise of the Omicron variant, a lot of us can no doubt relate to feeling a dreaded uncertainty looming in the air. Concerning headlines and changing plans all while navigating the festive season can be hard to […]

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Lifestyle

Covid, Omicron, Flu & You: Keeping safe this winter

Cold and flu season is in full swing and with the emergence of the new Covid variant Omicron, knowing how best to keep safe with sudden changes can be confusing and worrying.  Scientists are predicting it may be a bad flu season as well as a surge in Covid-19 cases, which some schools are already […]

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Culture, Lifestyle, Relationships

Sex and Contraception: A DESI Shame

It’s a cold Monday morning. The GP’s office is dark, grey, damp. There is an awkward silence whilst the Dr (usually a man – fabulous I know) slaps his keyboard violently. The sound echoes through the confined office. You question if you should make small talk… “Um-…” Abruptly he says, “Right… Miss… So, clears his […]

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Lifestyle

COVID Vaccines FAQs

No doubt it’s been a difficult long year for all of us, the pandemic has brought waves of change, loss and worry more than we could have ever imagined. The NHS COVID vaccination programme has been a glimmer of hope, especially amongst the doom and gloom of lockdowns and variants, thanks to the speed and […]

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Lifestyle

Tips on how to get through ‘Lockdown 2.0’

4th November 2020 the second lockdown in the UK begun, the elderly being isolated, friends and family not being able to spend time with their loved ones and being stuck at home once again for the second time this year. No one was prepared for the 1st lockdown, it was full of uncertainty and it […]

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Lifestyle, Reviews

Chai & Chintal’s Spiced Biscuits

As we all know it’s been a crazy time recently with Covid19 where some of us have so much spare time that we’re not use to. This is the perfect opportunity to do what you love or even pick up a new interest or skill. I have always been a big baking enthusiast and also […]

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Lifestyle

How to make Dalgona Coffee

During quarantine, many of us are finding that we’re trying out new recipes and trends to help make the time pass! Here at British Bindi – we feel ya! We’ve been trying out lots of new recipes such as; banana bread, tray bakes, and the currently trending Dalgona Coffee. Dalgona Coffee originates from South Korea […]

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Lifestyle, Reviews

Tea India Product Review

We Love Chai! Whether it’s Netflix & Chai, catching up over a cuppa or just relaxing & Chai! The older we get, the more we appreciate the amazing comfort of Chai and it’s history within our culture. We’re also loving that a lot of people are getting into the power of Chai and delicious spice […]

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Culture, Lifestyle, Reviews

Charity begins at home

To give or not to give ? That is the question. I know we all have our own story to tell of how we got into our charitable roles, here is mine: I think my personal journey with charity began as a young child watching my mother show her charitable nature through her feeding everyone and […]

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Entertainment, Lifestyle

British Bindi meets Karun – Artist of Dotty Art

Last year we met the talented Karun Soni an artist from London who specialises in oil paintings. His paintings are inspired by an mixture of different experiences particluary the transition from India to the UK and even events further back such as the British Raj. We were lucky enough to sit down and discuss his paintings […]

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Lifestyle

South Asian Fashion: Summer vibes

S U M M E R V I B E S 🌸🌼🌺 Wedding season inspo incoming! All four of us are obsessed with florals and vibrant colours, so we absolutely loved teaming up with Sakhii London for this gorgeous shoot, showcasing their stunning outfits. Sakhii London prides themselves on marrying the sentiments of ethnic fabrics […]

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Culture, Lifestyle

Backlash faced by Sikh female who loves Bhangra

  Our very first – British Bindi produced video, is about Pamm Kaur; a British Sikh girl in her early 20’s, expressing her passion for Bhangra Dancing. “A lot of people believe that I shouldn’t be dancing because I wear a turban” – @pammkaur_ Pam received a lot of backlash and abuse when her dancing video […]

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Lifestyle, Relationships

British Bindi’s Jasmeen gets engaged!

British Bindi’s very own Tinder love story… Jasmeen’s Introduction When you think about the day you’ll get proposed to; you imagine everything to be perfect. Every moment leading up to mine was a complete disaster, well that’s what I thought at the time anyway. In hindsight, it’s a pretty funny story with a perfect ending […]

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Lifestyle

Our First Ever Interview: British Bindi on the Sikh Channel!

We’re extremely excited and grateful to share the first time British Bindi has ever been interviewed. We’re usually on the interviewer side as we’re always researching our blogs and videos, so this was a really cool milestone for us. It was a fantastic experience heading over to the Sikh Channel studios in London and talking […]

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Culture, Lifestyle

Top 10 travel tips for Bangkok

Travelling Thailand and ready to hit the capital city, Bangkok? We thought we would share our top 10 travel tips to help you with all your wanderlust preparations. 1. Haggle, Haggle & Haggle We’ve put this tip first because your haggling game is going to be put to the test in this city! Unless you […]

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Lifestyle, Relationships

Heartbreak is a B****

I myself have just recently experienced my first heartbreak and it really is a b**** that won’t leave you alone. I might be a late bloomer within this department as I have always avoided guys with the fear of being hurt, however last year I decided to woman up and give it ago. As my […]

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Entertainment, Lifestyle

British Asian Poet Series: Arun Kapur

Arun Kapur Arun is a support artist on television and film and has published his first poetry book titled the Blindside Memoirs. When did your passion for writing poetry begin? My passion for writing developed from the age of 16. I remember I would come home from school and would just write. I have always […]

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