Happy Australia Day!

Up before sunrise on a public holiday. WHUT?! Cos sometimes you just gotta get things done. Fajr prayers, intercontinental skype calls, reports and thesis. But first, a wholemeal toast with a spread of almond butter and fresh fig. Yes fresh fig. Ditch the jam and have the real thing when you can. Cuppa coffee and […]

The Doritos-Palm Oil Nexus. Whut?!

When I saw this video (below), I was like “Dayummmmm..” I mean what’s a party without a bowl of Doritos? That convenient [read: LAZY] option to just grab from the store to entertain guests or bring to a pot luck gathering. The solution: Just gotta be a bit more creative and try healthier options then… […]

Blues & Greens for Dinner Downunder

SO…. after a long hiatus of being “in the field” and just trying to make sense of what all that data means for my PhD thesis, I’ve decided to resume blogging.  And what better to kick it off again with food! Tonight’s dinner was a random concoction of blues and greens. Chicken salad with blue […]

Highs and lows of the week

Ever had one of those weeks where you’re supercharged in the first half of the week then lose steam on the last few days? This was one of them.  Started the week totally stoked (and extra early) for a 10-12 chat on air with Genevieve Jacobs of ABC Canberra about religion and climate change. Early […]

Beginner Biker’s Weekend Breakkie

Lovely Saturday morning today. Gotta have a hearty breakfast (and use up the veggies in the fridge before they rot!). All set for my bike ride around the lake. Woot! 😀

Apply now for WIEF Young Fellows 2014

The World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) invites applications for its 2014 WIEF Young Fellows programme from 18-24 June in Manila. Who can apply? Fresh graduates, young entrepreneurs, civil society leaders, community workers, researchers, junior professionals, artists, creative change makers who are between the ages of 20 and 30, and have a seed of an idea […]

Happy Anzac Day!

Gotta love public holidays. Best time to sleep in (just a little) and enjoy a bowl of oats and a cup of mint tea. Tai-chee, on the other hand, wants to head out and play.