The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival

I expected a regular comedy show: a few men, standing in front of me, looking relatively uncomfortable and talking quickly, pausing only for the laughter to subside. That’s not what happened here. Okay, so it was only men. I am told that I missed Mel Jones, who I have seen before and she is FUNNY,... Continue Reading →

Local Getaway: Elandskloof Farm Cottages

Travel Tuesday... Locally! Elandskloof Self-Catering Cottages is on top of the list of places I would recommend for a short holiday. It is located 20km outside Greyton and about 1.5 hours away from Cape Town. It is isolated enough for you to feel at peace but still safe. I will admit, when we arrived in the... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursday: Seeing Coldplay LIVE

Following a Coldplay theme for this week, after reviewing the Kaleidoscope EP, I felt nostalgic about the Coldplay concert I attended years ago. Coldplay is undoubtedly one of the most successful bands. They have been around for about 20 years and have managed to stay relevant the entire time. Older fans tend to criticise their... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursday: I met Jared Leto

Thirty Seconds to Mars have been here three times already. I attended two out of three, and would certainly attend another if given the opportunity. I was not allowed to go to Coke Fest, which is the first time they performed here, so let’s skip ahead. In 2010, Thirty Seconds to Mars came to Cape... Continue Reading →

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What’s Eid like?

Over the years I have been asked many questions about Eid or Labarang. These questions are usually from non-muslim friends, colleagues and sometimes, from muslims too, who are not from Cape Town and wonder whether we do things differently. Now and again, before I am asked a question, I sense hesitation. I sense that they... Continue Reading →

JIAH Restaurant Review

  This post is rated NSFF (Not safe for fasting) as it is going to make you hungreh. JIAH is a new, fully halal restaurant based on the trendy Church Street, in Cape Town's CBD. As a Muslim, you would agree that these are rare, and because of that, they are usually busy. So be... Continue Reading →

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