As millenials, we may share genetics with the older generation, but that may be just about it. One could say that modern day relationships now belong in cyber space- suspended. The fundamentals of courting use to be about personal interrelations- meaning body language and communication. The new generation of speed daters pick up prospective mates… Continue reading ‘Dating’ in the 21st century..
Hi there! Shahnaaz here. I recently tried out the Cream Tart cake that has been gracing our news feeds during the past few weeks. Despite my hesitance to try it out, I found that it was surprisingly easy! So easy in fact, that I believe anyone with an oven, a wooden spoon and the ability… Continue reading #Trending Cream Tart/ ”Cookie” Cake
This morning I spent some time with the Magic Bean Foundation at their pop-up store currently situated on the ground floor in La lucia mall. If you haven’t heard of them yet, I’m here to fill you in! They are a non-profit organisation that trains women from the community to utilise recyclable materials and turn… Continue reading Magic Bean Foundation- Helping the environment by empowering women!
We've all had Instagram crushes right? Not the ones you ogle over for a few seconds and then scroll past, but the ones you find tagged on your best friend's cousin's neighbour's mother's profile? And then from his bio, posts, and captions, you truly get to know his personality, hobbies, career, and family, and you realise… Continue reading My Relationship/Instagram Crush according to Bollywood songs.
Catfish: to give the impression of being an attractive person in order to attract someone online while being a complete or near opposite of that portrayed- Urban Dictionary. I would just like to thank Snapchat, Facetune and Instagram filters for my occasional bomb ass selfies. I truly could not have developed my low self-esteem without… Continue reading How I Catfish the Internet: Tips for Instagrammable Selfies.
As someone who doesn’t celebrate Christmas (being from a different religious background), I’m still a big fan of all the traditional festivities associated with it. Jingle bells, gingerbread and my favourite- Christmassy lights err’where! Apart from these norms seen and heard in my local shopping malls, my only exposure to a typical Christmas day is… Continue reading If Christmas was run by Durbanites- Desi/Char Edition
We're trying to see the world from a Brown point of view, so naturally, this includes Christmas too. Even though he's based on the legendary Saint Nicolas, let's face it - Santa isn't real. Sorry if I broke your bubble, but this is 2017. The year of bubble bursting. So if he isn't real... He… Continue reading The Brown Santa.
Dear Mr President. Firstly, congratulations on winning a long road of striving to fight for what is right. As a large chunk of the country celebrates your win, as the currency of our country celebrates with you. Winning by a mm or cm is still winning. The people of the ANC have entrusted you… Continue reading An open letter to the President
Hi there. This is an official, warm welcome to the Christmas season. I suppose you are here because you celebrate Christmas, but if you are not - pretend we are speaking about Sabbath or Eid-ul-Fitr. As someone who does not celebrate Christmas, I cannot champion about the true meaning of Christmas. However, the fundamentals of… Continue reading Celebrate Christmas the alternate way..
The weather this week made me mad as hell. I was told that we're in the month of December. In South Africa, that translates to: KE DEZEMBA, PEOPLE! Time to roll out of bed and put on arm bands! Time to get the braai smoke smell infused into our whole wardrobe! Time to get outside… Continue reading The Killing of Ke Dezemba.