DIY, Trending Things

#Trending Cream Tart/ ”Cookie” Cake

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

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!

Christmas Celebrations, Comedy Writing

If Christmas was run by Durbanites- Desi/Char Edition

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

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?