My daughter turns 21 today!

I was about to launch this post by proclaiming that I can’t believe my eldest daughter has just turned 21! But hey wait I categorically can! It is truthfully a surreal, marvellous sentiment to declare that our little babe, born 21 years ago, has today developed into a fully-fledged young lady! Oh what a feeling!! Today…

Currychick’s Vegan Roti

As you may well know my eldest daughter has turned from Vegetarianism to being Totally Vegan. If you are curious to learn more about Being-Vegan click the link. I am always in search of foods that are vegan and constantly tweaking and substituting recipes to make them completely vegan. Most often I find the taste of the…

#beboldforchange

We have just finished celebrating International Women Day. This year’s motto is #beboldforchange. 2017 thus far has embodied this sentiment entirely! I cannot believe how fast the year is flying by. For curry chick it has truly been busy busy busy thus far. Despite curtailing my work hours, I am still feeling run off my…

Being-Vegan

As 2017 has seen my life peppered with much change, all pleasant I may add, this post is way overdue. Consequently, I have not been able to devote as much time to my blog, but I am endeavouring to churn out at least one article a month. The post  below  was exclusively composed by an…

WANT $1378????

What better way to start 2017 than with a simple savings plan? I chanced upon this extremely simple strategy to save. The weekly sums are very small and manageable that just about anyone can follow it, including young kids. Currychick has got the entire family on board including my eldest who has pledged to double…

HURRY UP AND SLOW DOWN

One of the important messages I keep learning with age and acumen is that we really need to take time to smell the roses and slow down. Along the way, I have genuinely learnt just how temporary life is plus how essential it is to break from the rat race and just take some time…

Life’s a Beach

MY FAVOURITE PLACE – PART TWO If there’s one place this currychick truly enjoys and loves it’s down at the seaside. There is simply nothing more tranquil plus beautiful and carefree than just lying on the sand staring into the endless blue horizon and watching wave after wave lap onto the shore. I love the…

Back to the Basics

Today on my blog I am featuring a cooking group called Back to the Basics. The blog is managed by a mate of mine, Preshana Singh whom I studied with at university. As we moved on with our busy lives we lost touch with each other. I was therefore so excited to re connect with…

Life as an Expat in the UK

Hopefully you enjoyed reading all about Currychick’s Life as an Expat in Australia. In an effort to find out more about what life as an expat is like in other countries I reached out to readers of my blog. I was lucky enough to make contact with a South African expat now living in the United…

Losing Something Precious

If you have read my blog you know that I have smarted many losses. Recently I again beheld the classic movie “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” which got me surmising that not all losses pertain to death. Today particularly so many of those quotes whizz through my mind. I like to think of myself…

Life as an Expat

This month marks fifteen years that we now live abroad in Australia. I am constantly quizzed about life in another country so I decided to re-count just how my journey has transpired with a question and answer blog. Why did you leave South Africa? I am often asked this question. Fifteen years ago a much…

The Bokem Legacy: Igniting the Flames of Untold Stories

I am truly astonished at the calibre of bloggers’ that I keep meeting via currychick. Not only are some of them young and ambitious they are also super talented. For a while now I have followed a blog called The Bokem Legacy. I love the wealth of information on this blog plus more so that…