Live the Story : Shoot the Moment


I’m always armed with a camera when out and about.  On this particular occasion I joined the Canon Red Bus Photo Tour with Cameraland – WHAT A LOT OF FUN.  Bloggers, Vloggers and Photographers all having a good time doing what they love – capturing snapshots of our beautiful City. I took my Canon 5d with for the ride and…

TAKE A BREAK!


Power naps, gym, reading a book, coffee with friends, timeout at a spa….. Between your hustle and bustle – TAKE A BREAK, if not for a week then for 5mins. YOU DESERVE IT! How many times have you pushed yourself to exhaustion, until you cannot think straight anymore?  All this over-working only runs you down, leaving you open to falling…

If you want something – put it out there !


How many times have you thought of something in the hopes that it would come true…. a dream job, good money, an abundance of time, a happy home..    Fulfilling these dreams are not as far off as experiencing them only in your sleep.  It can be a reality if you WILL it, BELIEVE it and ACT TOWARD it. How…

Postcard’s, Typewriter’s, Telephone’s and my lack of handwriting skills.


“I’m just a Vintage Soul” Does anyone still use any of the above except for display? Postcards have been replaced with Social Media and Whatsapp, Typewriters replaced with your laptop keyboard, and the telephone replaced with the cellphone. These items have become vintage, something of wonderment, to look at and admire for being something useful from long time ago. Long…

Are you waiting for permision to GO OUT AND BE GREAT?


Hello Dreamers The title of this post is all about waiting for permission.  When you are ready to sore and yearning to fly – then why wait for someone to tell you , “You are ready”? We must learn to believe in our abilities and push ourselves to the extreme. If we fear moving forward then the fear will be a…

FASHION WITH FAITH


“Spirituality does not come from religion, it comes from the soul” Anthony Douglas Williams In this post, I wanted to express a culturally inspired look. Still stylish in this Cherry Top Abaya and matching ruched legging. I’m inlove with the detail and colours of this abaya. They have it in a pink shade as well . Not too bright but wonderfully blended…

INDUSTRY PIONEERS MODANISA DAZZLE WITH THEIR FIRST LONDON MODEST FASHION WEEK


Twenty-six designers from around the world showcased their new lines at the Modanisa London Modest Fashion Week, which ended on Sunday. Sponsors Modanisa – the world’s biggest online modest fashion retailer – brought the glitz and glamour of its concept to the British capital after hosting the hugely successful first-ever Modest Fashion Week in Istanbul last year. Tickets for all…

3rd PLACE – HIRSCH’S WOMAN IN BUSINESS ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR


The Margaret Hirsch Women in Business Awards Gala Evening that was held at the Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town on April 7, was a star studded affair.  The theme was old Hollywood, and top business women from around the Cape came dressed the part!  Over 300 people attended the event, which was co-sponsored by Hisense, one of Hirsch’s…

TESTING YOUR LIMITS – HOW HIGH CAN YOU JUMP


Sometimes my day is quite blurred with no productive plan in sight, but a hope that the wind will blow me in the right direction.  I rely on prayer and guidance and the support of the people who surround me to keep me grounded.  On these days I am paying attention to signs, information and seeking the possibilities and opportunities…

WHAT’S YOUR SPICE 4 LIFE


I wear many hats: Managing Director of Style Africa Fashion Network, Country Manager of the Islamic Fashion & Design Council, Modest Stylist and Headwrap Stylist for ChicTurbanStyling, Radio Host on CoverMode (VOC) and Guest Host on Heart 104.9.  That’s beside my wife and mom responsibilities.  It is clear that my schedule is always full. As a Spice4Life Ambassador of Change – the Spice4life…