Surviving the Madness

Ramblings

The Wedding Weekend – Photos

Zaahir and Shabana are two of our closest friends. They had their formal engagement and her mehndi on Friday night and their wedding was on Sunday. I’m Malay and most of my friends are Indian. So while they have a plethora of Indian outfits, I have 2. And I wore both this weekend. Both events were so beautiful. On the engagement they exchanged gifts and parcels, and they both looked so happy. It rained cats and dogs on Sunday but the venue’s entire left side wall was actually  ...

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Things I love, Travel

Highs and Lows

Because for some reason I am incredibly tired today and also lazy, and because I can think of nothing more boring right now than a “…and then we did this, and then we did that” story. I am bullet pointing it up in here: Highlights A weekend without the Gollum birds*! YAY!  ...

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Hufflepuff FTW?

“Huh? Seriously? Hufflepuff? Oh well, At least it’s not Slytherin”. Those were my thoughts when I got Sorted into Hufflepuff House on Pottermore. Zain jokes that it makes sense seeing as the Fat Friar is the house ghost. (Well, he better be joking!) But then I read the Welcome  ...

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Food, Things I love

An Eid Blog

Yes, yes, I realise Eid was a few days ago but I was honestly so kus I couldn’t even put my thoughts into words. Also, I was lazy. Eid was quite relaxed. I love that I get to go to Eid salaah in the mornings. I wasn’t ever able to before I was married because mornings were always so  ...

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Ramblings

Prepping for Eid

Ramadaan is coming to an end rapidly. Where did the month go? It always goes so fast. Always! So now my brain is buzzing with all the things I need to get ready for Tuesday/Wednesday (depending on when the new moon is sighted). It always gets a bit technical for me now. Doing calculations to  ...

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Rioting up in here

I don’t know if you’ve heard about the striking in Cape Town. I know it can be overlooked seeing as striking has become a national past time over here. Anyway, it got really out of hand today. SAMWU (SA Municipal Workers’ Union) members marched down Adderley Street starting fires up  ...

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