Who am I? The question always stumps me. It feels bizarre; it is bizarre to not quite know who you yourself are. You know others so well, but you don’t know yourself. Because you just are. And you’ve never really given a thought to that have you? But when you do… you don’t have an answer to it. 

My name is Mahnoor. I'm 14 and going on into 9th Grade.

I’m a reader.
I escape into a world that doesn’t belong to me. But, I belong there. And when I go in there, there’s no coming back. I travel the world. I travel other worlds all just by sitting on this tiny windowsill where I spend most of my day. Just reading.

When I was very little, my mother introduced to a most intriguing toy. This toy flipped open revealing pictures that told something called a story.  For quite some time I enjoyed turning these pages and looking at pictures while listening to the story. That night, I slept with the book grasped firmly in my hand. Over the years, I developed the habit of reading before going to sleep at night. Flash forward 10 years later; I still wake up in the morning with a book tucked under my arm.

I’m a writer.
I travel to even more worlds. These are the best, the most perfect, the most ideal worlds for me. I create them. It’s simple really. All it requires is ink, paper and a small touch of personal experience. And then all you’ll ever receive from people is praise and applause. Praise and applause.

My English teacher called me to stand in front. ‘Read it out loud’ she had said. And so I did. My voice echoing, the students hanging on to every word I said. It was a pretty horrible story in my opinion. Saying the abandoned shed was dusty and smelled like rotting food was stupid and cliché. I had only added that because I remembered exploring my grandmother’s garage a few days ago and that was pretty much the only thing I ever knew about deserted buildings in second grade. Nonetheless, my story was a huge success and was published in the school magazine. The highest honor any junior student could ever receive.

I am myself.
I talk too much. Laugh too much. Eat too much. Sleep too much. But it’s all me. Every bit of it. I write when I’m frustrated. I write what I feel. I see a rocket ship in a pencil. Maybe my imagination gets the best of me sometimes but that is who I am.

Who are you? I’d love to get to know you. Thanks for stopping by my blog. It means the world to me.


  1. Hi Mahnoor :)

    Thanks for your email! I love your blog too :) I would love to hear from you again! I just love making new blog friends! If you have any questions for me or just want to say hello, please email me again! Isn't it neat that through blogging we can become friends even though we live so far away? ;)


    ~Maiya~ macmastergirls@yahoo.com

  2. Nice blog Mahnoor. I'm from Islamabad. Follow me back maybe :)

    1. Thank you so much Kanara! I love your blog too!

  3. Hi, Mahnoor! I love your about page. ^.^ And that last bold line. "I am myself." <3

    xoxo Morning

  4. Hey Mahnoor! Thanks for the comment on my blog and the follow! I really love your about page. And you've got a lovely blog! <3

    1. Thank you. You have no idea how much your compliments mean to me. And thank you for your follow as well :)

  5. I love your about page, Its so interesting and unique!!
    Keep at it!!

  6. AMAZING BLOG!! I absolutely LOVE it!! I LOVE the description of yourself. Check out my blog! thisandthatbyaliah.blogspot.com

  7. Nice to meet you!!! I just stumbled across your Blog, its Beautiful!! I also love to blog, and read, its amazing! Love your blog, so inspiring what you are doing here, its amazing! I love to write too..hmm..I should do it more often ahah! Are you writing a book or anything? http://walkingonsunshine.co.nr/ ~ Riarna

    1. Thank you so much!! I love your blog too. And yes. You should definitely write if you love doing it. I am in the process of writing a book however, it is actually based around my own city and country. Since I have many international readers, I never really thought of sharing it with my readers. But if I get enough requests though... we'll see!

      Thanks again!

  8. Love love love your blog! Great writing :)

  9. Your blog is gorgeous! I love it! Following. :)
    -Christine @ everythingisblogsome.blogspot.com


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