Saturday, December 24, 2011

Styling hair

December is full of high spirits and Christmas parties. I was hired with a mobile make up service to do a corporate Christmas party where the theme was beauty. We did the make up for the models for a fashion show, and then we pampered the guests. It was a crazy, funfilled, tiring day. I learned that I can actually style hair. The pics are just some of the hair styles that I did during the day. Didn't even know I could style hair lol. My friend's hurdhee party was the same evening, and my feet hurt so much I could barely dance. It was an intimate pre-wedding celebration, and I had such a great time, even though I was exhausted :)

Friday, December 23, 2011

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Wedding pic

My wedding picture at the photographer's studio

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Golden Horse Casino Diwali festival

During the Diwali festival period, I was the presenter from Saffron TV for the Golden Horse Diwali Festival in pmb. It was a wonderful experience covering the festival. The people in Pmb came out in their thousands to take part in the festival. The warmth of the people, the excitement in the air, the show and all the interviews just touched my heart. I had a great time! Catch the insert for the event on Saffron TV, DSTV Indian.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Drinks with my bestie

Got to spend some time with my bestie, we were on campus together. She left to travel the world as an air hostess and we finally got to catch up, now that she's back :) Life can really get away with you, and you just don't find the time to feed your soul. We are always in such a hurry. It's vital that we make time to do things that make us happy, whether that's laughing with a friend over a cocktail or reading a good book. If you don't make the time for yourself, no one is going to make it for you. We all must separate ourselves from the rat race because then we can see the world without blurred vision.

Friday, November 25, 2011

John Galliano

I was going through my old make-up pics and found this pic of a runway make-up look I did inspired by John Galliano.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Heart shaped chocolate overdose

My friend's bridal shower was this past weekend and I baked some heart shaped chocolate cakes. I filled them with chocolate chips and pieces of chocolate. Covered them in melted chocolate sprinkled with flake. It is certainly for the chocolate lover. This is probably where they coined the term death by chocolate. The shower was fun. Always great to have the girls together. Got me thinking about my bridal shower and how this year has flown by. Looking back on this year, I can't help but smile. Being married has been the best adventure. I'm loving this journey. I wouldn't change a single thing.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Cupcakes

I was going through my computer and I found this old pic of cupcakes that I baked for my cousin's baby shower. Sooo cute :)

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Marchesa

This is a collection of my favourite Marchesa dresses. I love Marchesa. The dresses are timeless, elegant and stunning. Every single dress breathes sophistication and the detail is amazing. Wearing a Marchesa could make anyone feel like a real princess.



Saturday, November 12, 2011

Bridge Collapsed

Last night the Kenyan Howden bridge just before the higginson turnoff, was hit by a truck with an abnormal load! The bridge fell causing quite a scene on the N2 highway. Traffic was backed up. Luckily, Hubby and I were out having dinner so we avoided the traffic altogether. But this was a picture that was sent to me. Just crazy!

Bizhu dressed up for Diwali

Friday, October 28, 2011

Baking time again

Here are some of the biscuits that I baked recently.

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Monday, September 26, 2011

Marital Blitz is back by popular demand

Catch the popular comedy Marital Blitz at The Rajput Hall on 8 October 2011 for one night only. You can purchase tickets at B Nagiahs, Naazirs in Chatsworth Centre or The Grove. Will also be giving away a set of double tickets to see Marital Blitz in the next week - add LiFT Entertainment 27191C0D on BBM to enter!
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Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Freshly baked scones

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Saturday, September 3, 2011

More baking

Decided to make some chocolate chip muffins and for the first time, I made a chocolate swiss roll :) It proved to be a little bit difficult, especially wrapping the cake to make it into a roll. I felt so proud when it came out so lovely. It tasted delicious (that's what everyone said) and I thought it was soooo yummy! I am really enjoying baking for my loved ones :)
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Thursday, September 1, 2011

Eggless Doughnut

Most of the time, I don't enjoy baking without eggs but this doughnut recipe without the eggs came out delicious. It was also pretty easy to make. Was done in under 20 minutes.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Baking time

The Baking Bug spread ever since I got married. As a child, I always loved to bake making my very special chocolate cake. I could bake that very well so I never tried to diversify. Just stuck to what I was good at. The cake always came out great and my family loved it. Since I have been married, I decided to shake things up a bit. Started off with a malva pudding, which I have never really liked myself but I thought why not try it. It came out amazing. Finished in a day! So ever since then, this bug won't leave me. I rather enjoy it. I also love cooking. The best part is watching the faces of your loved ones when they eat something that you've cooked or baked. It makes it all worthwhile :)



Cupcakes for my brother's bday
Black Forest Cup Cake
Lemon Cake
Chocolate Mayo Cake with Cherries
Vanilla Sponge Cake with Peaches

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Marital Blitz-The end

Marital Blitz was such a success. I had such sleepless nights building up to opening night, that I think I was making myself feel sick. I just didn't know if the audience was going to like it. Looking back, it was very silly of me because the audience loved it. Durban came out in their masses to support our first production and the feedback we received was amazing. We were touched by the warm reception and even though we were fighting against the rugby, soccer, Lutchmi prayers, Raksha Bandhan and terrible rain, Durban still came out to see Marital Blitz. We are thankful and grateful to everyone that supported us. The messages came streaming in with how they loved the play. We were told that there were no disappointing moments. One lady said that it was magic and if she was asked to explain the play, she would say that words would not do it justice... you just have to experience it! The character of Poona Uncle was a hit with the guys, and the ladies loved the romance. People were rolling with laughter at the very witty script and physical comedy from our amazing cast. Some said that the dances were their favourite while others said that the entire play just came together in a slick story and they felt like they were watching a movie. At the end of the day, all that matters is that people enjoyed it. We, as a cast, got to tell the story of Shalini and Sanvir, Aunty Dolly and Poona Uncle to the best of our ability. It was all worthwhile knowing that there is an audience for witty theatre and comedy does not have to slapstick for people to enjoy it. 

Working with these cast members Derosha Moodley, Nesan Pather and Ashwin Singh was pure magic. Creative energy flowed every minute and not a single day felt like work. The chemistry on stage and behind it, was unbelievable. The night of opening night, I felt so nervous but then I looked around and saw the faces of this dedicated, passionate cast. A cast that feels like family, I felt strong knowing that they would be beside me on stage beside me. I could rely on them. We were a team, all with the same vision. Being on stage with them was so easy, so much fun! We had the best weekend ever. Feeding off each others energy and the energy of the crowd. It was just amazing. 








You have withdrawal symptoms when a production is over. You miss the rehearsals and all the crazy times. But LiFT Entertainment is formed now. Our first venture went off with great success. We had no hiccups. No mistakes in the production. Our technical team was superb. The sound and lighting was done so professionally. It is usually difficult to put together a play in a non theatre venue because you don't get an allocated time in the venue. In a theatre, you would get a get in week so you can rehearse in the space. We had no such thing. The day of the opening, was the day we got in. Thankfully, we had no problems. Our changes went off well. Thanks to Azam Khans (AK) for outstanding lighting and sound. He really went the extra mile. To Raam from Pam Golding for his support. If you ever looking to buy or sell property, he is the best in the business. Contact him on 0837781354. To Chantal Snyman and Geno for being a wonderful part of our team, We couldn't have done it without you guys. To everyone that came out and supported us, it meant the world to us. Finally to the amazing cast Ashwin, Derosha and Nesan for hours of hard work, dedication, passion and energy. We did it!   

Friday, August 12, 2011

Marital Blitz opens tonight!

It has been a crazy journey putting this play together. My stress levels have never been so high but it is all worth it when we hit the stage tonight! Nothing quite like being on stage and telling a story. I have a cast that is like family so we will all rely on each other. We will be holding hands through this! Play opens tonight at the Suncoast Supernova for 3 shows only. Tonight at 8:30pm. Tom at 5pm and 9pm. See you there!

Monday, August 8, 2011

5 Days to go!

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