Personals

15 of 2015

Boy oh Boy ! 2015 has been a year filled with all sorts of highs and lows. Like we say in my Indian culture a year of bittersweet. Last night while online, I came across a rather fun and interesting post by Meg a South African Blogger (www.getfithappyhealthy.com). It was a selection of 25 questions kinda a snapshot of 2015.…

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#TravelThursday, Reviews

Let's Thai Abu Dhabi

My own experience of eating Thai Food has only been from a franchise type eatery in South Africa and a few places while in London. Thai Food is known for its fresh ingredients , coconut milk and subtle flavours. Nothing of what I had eaten previously could prepare me or my taste buds for this explosion of flavour. Sontaya is…

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Feed me Lindor ! Feed me Lindor

Almost like a memorable love story, I recall vividly the day and year when I had my first taste of Lindt. On the 23 December 2000, I left South Africa for the first time on my own to live and work in London. I was at the Durban International Airport with almost an entourage of family and friends to wish…

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#TuesdayTruth

Stop and smell the Roses !

Flowers are such a beautiful gift from Mother Nature. They come in a variety colours ,sizes , shapes and smells. Even though the flowers are the same all they do is just bloom regardless of everything around them. A good example of this is the Lotus Flower which grows in murky water yet blooms into a beautiful flower and is associated…

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#TravelThursday, Recipes, Travel

A walk down Edgeware Road

I am mad about all things Arabic. From food,music to art and the language it all intrigues me. During my London days , I was first introduced to the Arab way and my education came from food. I was introduced to various Arabic Foods from different Arab countries  each with their own unique flavours and common dishes. All this was new…

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Personals

A Bridal Shower ,Christmas & Mendhi Night #SITC

Friends are the family we choose. Life has been rather kind to me and I have made some amazing friends in my journey , some who no longer are around but their memories linger on. Last weekend , I got to spend the night with my girls. Bit of background here Mahesh and Mals are family and Roch is a…

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#LocalisLekker, Reviews

The Case of the Meraki Ring

I love wearing jewels be it neck pieces or bangles. I do not feel dressed without some jewellery on. But for some reason I do not own many rings or for that matter wear those I have. All that changed just before my trip to Abu Dhabi when I was sent a Meraki Ring from www.anoblespace.com Packaged in a gorgeous…

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#TravelThursday

Food Glorious Food #InAbuDhabi

One of the most popular questions that I get asked when I travel is ” How was the food?” Coming from an Indian home where food and cooking is the heart of a home this is no surprise. On my recent trip to Abu Dhabi I was spoilt for choice. The breakfast buffet at the Shangri La hotel where I…

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Reviews

Yardley London introduces #bondstreetforher

A few weeks ago , I recieved a gorgeous Blogger Drop from the Yardley London PR team. Most people who know me know of my Love Affair with London and how I love all things from London. On opening the box a gorgeous Black Box was revealed and the hashtag #bondstreetforher. Having lived in London for several years , I…

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#TuesdayTruth

Only Human #TuesdayTruth

It is that crazy time of year. We are frantically finishing off work projects,attending Christmas parties and shopping for the Festive season. It is also a time when our emotions are not always on check. Our body and minds are tired and stressed out. Often we experience a meltdown which sends our emotions on a rollercoaster. Tantrums surface and we…

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