Featured People, Featured Products

Magic Bean Foundation- Helping the environment by empowering women!

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!

Comedy Writing, Reblogs

My Relationship/Instagram Crush according to Bollywood songs.

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.

Comedy Writing, Motivation

How I Catfish the Internet: Tips for Instagrammable Selfies.

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.

Comedy Writing

Situations that turn me into a socially awkward penguin.

Ah yes! We are the generation of feeling awkward and uncomfortable in perfectly normal social situations. A perfect example is, when I’m asked of my welfare by an unfamiliar group of people, I supply them with the history and nature of potatoes, rather than a simple ‘’I’m okay’’. I’ve been told on numerous occasions that… Continue reading Situations that turn me into a socially awkward penguin.

Issues, Motivation

The appropriate age for marriage?

According to some brown communities, there are three stages in a girl’s life. The first, when she is too young for marriage, the second, when she’s ready for marriage, and the third, when she’s past her prime and is considered a lonely spinster (bring on the cats!). Far too many times I have come across… Continue reading The appropriate age for marriage?

Travel

Touring Turkey: Part 1

A month ago, yours truly spent her evenings wandering the streets of Istanbul with a doner kebab in one hand and Turkish delight in the other. Home to 14.8 million sinfully good looking people, this dream destination boasts an array of history, art, and culture. It’s no wonder why Turkey sits on many travelers’ bucket… Continue reading Touring Turkey: Part 1

Comedy Writing

You know your mum is Brown, when…

Brown mothers are a rare species of eccentric. I say species, because they are an exclusive type of humans who can never be re-created. It must be noted, that while we do believe brown mothers always have good intentions behind their actions, their execution may fall short in some aspects. So without further ado, I… Continue reading You know your mum is Brown, when…

Makeup Beauty

Brown girl’s full face for under R200

My obsession with makeup came about when I discovered YouTube beauty gurus. Ignorant was I to the world of cut creases and strobing, when slapping on some BB cream and a swatch of lip balm was all I thought necessary. No more folks, no more. As my obsession with makeup tutorials grew, I found myself… Continue reading Brown girl’s full face for under R200