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.
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
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.
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?
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…
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
“No solo de pan vive el hombre” “It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.” – Matthew 4:4: A note from the Editor We are grateful to exist today by the grace of that which lets things come to be. If there… Continue reading Beginning.