The jet-setting Hashwani sisters, Anushee and Ayla, speak to us about eating too much candy as children, attempting to get over their fear of heights and blaming their brother when things go wrong
What’s your first memory of each other?
Anushee: Trying to teach Ayla how to spell the word “banana.”
Ayla: Anushee being obsessed with Sour Patch Kids (candy).
What is the craziest thing you have done together?
Anushee: White-water rafting!
Ayla: Though it only made it worse, we once went Zip-lining to try and get over our fear of heights!
What did you get punished for the most as a child?
Anushee: Eating too much candy.
Ayla: Making a mess while eating food.
If you could only wear one piece of clothing for the rest of your life, from the others closet, what would it be?
Anushee: A comfy onesie.
Ayla: Her boyfriend jeans by MiH. I could live in them all day, every day.
If you could swap places with each other, what’s the first thing you would you do?
Anushee: Take a day off from work just to sleep in, since it’s never on her schedule.
Ayla: Dominate decisions around the house, and take advantage of being the eldest sibling.
What is the one thing you love about your sister?
Anushee: Her sense of humour.
Ayla: Her thoughtfulness.
If you are fighting with each other, how do you make up?
Anushee: Just laugh it off!
Ayla: I blame it on my brother.
What is one secret talent your sister has, that you wish you did too?
Anushee: Being a health enthusiast.
Ayla: Her DJ skills.
Describe your sister in three words.
Anushee: Organised, funny, and caring.
Ayla: Calm, rational, and mindful.
Which fictional character is your sister most like?
Anushee: Dora, from Dora the Explorer. She’s always exploring.
Ayla: Just like Mulan, she is a go-getter.
How are your personalities similar?
Anushee: We are both patient and share similar interests.
Ayla: Both of us are determined to reach our goals, which allows us to work well with each other.
I can’t live without my sister because…
Anushee: Having companionship, optimism, and enthusiasm all the time makes everything twice as much fun.
Ayla: She is always guiding me to be better and create balance in my life.
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