Destination Manchester ~ Zatasha Kiran

Where to eat:

1. Thyme Out – breakfast

This hidden gem provides a relaxed, casual dining experience with cosy indoor and outdoor seating. It serves fresh, innovative dishes as well as locally roasted coffee and home made desserts.

2. Alabama’s – brunch

This American style brunch location is heaven for pancake and eggs benedict lovers.

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Photo Frenzy – Interviewed by Zatasha Kiran

British born photographer, Amir Shah, studied IT at college but his passion was always photography. He started as a freelance photographer and struggled towards his ultimate ambition – creating his own company. Miraculously, four years ago he managed to fulfil this dream by setting up his very own company in Manchester by the name of AKA Creative Ltd. Currently working with his younger brother theatre director Billy Shah, AKA Creative is quite the family affair. We talk to Amir about how he got started.

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To Plan or Not to Plan – By Samir Sarfraz

The foreseeable future.

How much can you see?

What can you see?

What colour is it?

Who is there?

I can see the day. The day ahead is what i picture and capture. I see shopping bags, bin bags, handbags, phones, and i see a lot of phones. The elderly, Manchester’s former frontier that now breathe the scars of what went by back when the scuttling gangs commanded the streets leaving the Coppers coy.

My city trying to battle with nature for some early spring sunshine. This annual conflict is underscored largely by the proverbial rain.

I see faces, i see a lot of faces. Each with a story worthy of their own time. I can only talk of what I am drawn to. The hurried ones, phones plastered to ears as if it were an extension of sound.

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Behind the Lens – By Zatasha Kiran

20 year old Sarah Brown from Newcastle upon Thyme is studying photography at Salford University, Manchester and has already produced images for ASOS, London Fashion Week, Miss Foxy, Sunday Sun Newspaper, Chronicle Online and Pakistan in Vogue, amongst others. Currently interning for fashion label Missguided which is described as a fresh, vibrant, trendy online clothes experience with launches in America, Australia, France and Europe, Sarah excels at her role as a fashion photographer.

Sarah Brown


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Model Material – Interviewed by Zatasha Kiran

23-year-old Faeza Khan from Manchester, England, studied nutrition and public health at university before going on to fulfil a dream in modelling. Having worked her way up and managing to secure a contract with well-known London agency,The Model Portal (TMP) over a year ago, she now models for fashion and beauty shots all over the UK. Faeza speaks to Uvadahlia about her thoughts on beauty and what it is to her.

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