Untold words to his dying wife.

Untold words to his dying wife. By Mumtaz Moosa Saley. He watched her on the hospital bed, what had happened to the years they planned for. After all we plan and Allah plans. He looked at her beautiful face and remembered why he loved her so much, she wasn’t just the mother of his children….

The final line.

I wasn’t popular in the true sense. I was a nerd, the go-to girl for books and notes and homework answers. I played it safe and life seemed to have reciprocated. I did well – degree after degree after promotion after diploma. Alhamdulillah, I could not complain and I was grateful. I knew I was…

So it’s women’s month!

So it’s women’s month! By Mumtaz Moosa Saley. A while ago I spoke about being a wife, a mother and then sitting down and asking myself – if I strip the title, who am I? As females we have always been the forefront of the most innovative thinking, we are all more then meets the…

I got Styled and spoilt with a hair makeover.

I am a mum, so my hair has to be easy, simple and on the go. Due to having kids my hair went from pin straight to having issues somewhere in between; the perfect hair style for me has to be long enough to tie up. You know the Mum look! So Clem asked me…

The Savoury Brigade

Written by Zaahidah Cajee Edited by Mariam B Daya We’ve all seen the meme “Ask me one more time, what savouries I’ve made and I’ll shoot u!!!!” And we can definitely relate… Ramadhan is three, two, no, less than a week away but that’s all that some people can talk/ask about.. Isn’t it the most…

So much fun, so little time.

By Mumtaz Moosa Saley. When we bought our house we opted for a big garden in the hope that our kids will enjoy it. The constant ‘I’m bored’ was driving me insane. When you have two kids that are under ten, the stress becomes real when trying to occupy them. Now, like most suburban moms,…

Good old fashion Atchaar.

For ages I’ve been looking for that good old-fashioned atchaar the way my granny used to make so not any store bought or generic atchaar would make the grade for me.  This runs deep, fam.  With us Indians, even breakfast is not complete without that moreish carrot or mango pickle. Imagine my satisfaction when I…

Learn to de-stress by being creative.

By Mumtaz Moosa Saley As adults we aren’t creative – the older we get the more we assume painting is for the experts while colour-in books are seen as a kid’s thing. As this year’s trends hit the shores of the world, Adult colour-in books have taken the bookstores by storm. Coffee shops across the…

Be inspired by Naadira Chippa

Just like the aroma of fresh coffee beans, so too the effect of the scent of this freshly printed book of inspiration. Just like the deep colour and effect of the coffee beans once placed into milk so too the does ink of inspiration leave an indelible mark to ones heart, mind and soul. Ink…

What to do in Jhb this December for Kids

. 1. Dino Expo Flora mall Rooderport 1 dec-14 Jan 2. Aladdin Irene village theater Centurion Open until 16 dec. 3. Rock climbing in stores. Date: Saturday 9 December 2017 Time: 10:00-11:00 (snake and crocodile show), 11:00-12:00 (climbing wall) Venue: Cape Union Mart, Eastgate Adventure Centre, Johannesburg http://capeunionmart.formstack.com/forms/kids_holiday_event_welcome_to_the_jungle_with_jumanji_wild_magazine_joburg 4. Cinderella on ice What Is It?…