Sarees and Stories

I have a knack of hooking up with the most exclusive and incredible people. My latest happenstance has been with a stunning, classy and elegant lady named Sumitra Selvaraj. Sumitra hails from Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia and apart from being a writer and TV Executive Producer she is a “Saree Aficionado.” If you are not…

Across Time and Space

Life as An Expat maps out my journey to Australia and in it I mention that several of my colleagues had relocated to Australia and kept proclaiming how amazing Australia was. One such friend and co-worker was Mala Naidoo. Mala migrated to Australia a few years prior to me and she and her family settled…

SNAZZY NAZZY

Last week one of Currychick’s Instagram posts was liked by someone called Nazzy Baker. Curious to find out more I clicked on the bio and lo and behold chanced upon a heaven of sweet treats and recipes. I was nosy so upon further inquiry plus contact I am able to showcase the fabulous work of this ambitious, enthusiastic…

Amma

I fondly recall calling my mother AMMA as we grew up. My siblings and I would use the term if we spoke about our mum and it would go like ” amma needs or amma said…”  Sadly the days of that have passed and if you’ve read Forever Missed you would have learnt of my mums passing…

Purtassi

The annual Hindu Tamil festival of Purtassi is currently taking place.  This year Purtassi began on the 16th September 2016 and goes on until the 17th October 2016. Currychick always observes this month long fast of being vegetarian. Basically, during this period, I observe a fast of solely vegetarian food as Purtassi is devoted to the cleansing…