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Last week the darling sister duo the Gengen Girls ( nominated me to complete this challenge. Firstly thank you Kamini and Sasha. I was fortunate to meet these sisters last year and now I consider them friends. So here goes….

1. What is your current fashion obsession?
At the moment am loving long cardigans , scarves and blazers. These just add something special and finish off any outfit.
2. What are you wearing today? 
Today as it has been raining all of last night and this morning , very grateful for the much needed rain I am wearing my much loved animal print wellie boots , jeans and a long waterproof jacket with a hood.
3. Hair?
In a messy bun seems to be often the way I do my hair for work.
4. Do you nap a lot?
I wish ! My mind is always in over drive so I find it hard to switch off. My day job has odd hours from 12middeay till 8pm and often the times change so no set routine. I often work late into the night burning the midnight oil catching up on blog work.
5. Why is today special?
Each day we get up is special and we should be grateful of the chance to find our passion and to give it away…..
6. What would you like to learn to do?
Learn photography and learn a few foreign languages especially Arabic , French , Hindi and Zulu.
7. What’s for dinner today?
One of my signature dishes Chicken Kalyaa ( recipe is on the blog) served with basmati rice perfect for this cold winter day in Durban.
chicken kalyaa completed
8. What are you listening to right now? 
Current play list includes :
1) Ellie Goulding – Love me like you do
2)OMI – Cheerleader
3)Rahat Fateh Ali Khan – Surili Aki
4)David Guetta feat Sia – Titanium
5)Ed Sheeran – Thinking out aloud
9. What is your favorite weather?
Cold winter days thankfully Durban in finally experience . There is something romantic about winter guess its all those books and movies with fireplaces, snow , cuddling that have made me love winter.
10. What’s the last thing you bought?
A black pencil skirt , I don’t really wear or own many skirts. I have an #OOTD post to do with a fantastic top sent to me from Captive8 so I decided that I needed to pair it with a skirt and add a different look to my wardrobe.
11. What are your essentials when traveling?
I always have a large handbag which my brother often teases me about saying I carry my whole in there. In my bag the following are found when travelling : 1) Phone 2) Powerbank , 3) USB 4) Wet wipes 5) Tissues 6)notebook 7) pen 8) wallet 9)gum 10) hand cream  11)elastic hairband 12) Lipgloss 13)perfume samples 14)Business cards
12. What’s your style?
My fashion style is that of smart casual , I tend to buy staples in basic colours and add statement jewellery and bags to add that edge to my look. I also tend to wear traditional Indian clothing to family functions and of recent we seem to be attending a lot of them.
13. What is your most challenging goal right now?
My most challenging goal is juggling my various different roles and giving them the best of me.I find that time is such a valuable commodity.I am also currently working on my goal of pursing my passion so lots is always happening.
14. If you could have a house totally paid for, fully furnished anywhere in the world, where would you like it to be?
 A house in London in Hampstead Heath. Such a pretty part of London and I would be able to travel more, see my amazing family and friends and start to write my book.
15. Favorite vacation spot?
Mauritius , amazing relaxed Island I want to go back .Locally it would be Cape Town.
view day
16. Name the things you cannot live without? 
My family ,friends and my furbabies Chai and Zara.005
17. How was your childhood?
Fantastic filled with amazing experiences and memories. My dad instilled me in my love of good food and travel which I am very grateful for .I recall lots of family gatherings and funtimes with our extended family whom we are very close to .My brother and I are the eldest grandchildren in the family so we were spoilt by all the family and even up till now we hold special places in the hearts of our aunts and uncles. I was very much a toyboy with scrapped knees and elbows and scars to prove it.I hope someday to give my own children the experiences and joys I had as a child.
18. What would you like to have in your hands right now? 
A Starbucks Vanilla Latte Grande please!
19. What are you most excited for?
My life and diary change weekly and sometimes daily.As a keen foodie I am looking forward to Taste of Durban this weekend.Next weekend is my cousin’s Bridal Shower so that is going to be a fun girls weekend away.
20. If you could go anywhere in the next hour, where would you go?
To London to see my aunt and cousin , I miss them dearly and after spending an amazing time with them in Mauritius , I miss them more.
mum n ma
21. Which countries have you visited? 
I have the travel bug and love travelling. I was fortunate during my time in London to do a fair bit of travelling.Here goes : Spain, Italy ,England, Tunisia, Jamaica, Brussels, France, Slovakia ,Northern Ireland,Gurnsey,Wales,Swaziland, Turkey, Mauritius, Mozambique and Austria. And I have a long list of places that are on my To Travel list.
Thanks ladies for this fun TAG ! I would love to learn about you.
Be Inspired !
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