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…

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…

Incredible India

When I turned 40 my gift from my hubbie was a trip to India. We are not seasoned travellers and apart from our migration to Australia and a few trips back and forth to South Africa we do not have a fondness for travel. I struggle travelling “cattle class” and long haul flights leave me…