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Her Story – Part 5 – The Heart that Glows Beneath the Ashes

Her Story – Part 5 – The Heart that Glows Beneath the Ashes

Her grandfather, on the mother’s side, was the voice of reason in the midst of the insanity that was her life. He was the rock. The one who did everything for everyone without ever expecting anything in return. A devout church member and leader, with […]

Her Story Part 4 – Hold Your Pose, Even As Your Heart Breaks

Her Story Part 4 – Hold Your Pose, Even As Your Heart Breaks

Slowly but surely, she found strength inside her heart. It didn’t come without it’s side effects but it was vital in this life. She found her strength not in reacting with the same aggression she was treated with, but in silence. By locking her fear, […]

Mouthwatering Homemade Butter Chicken That Beats The Takeaway!

Mouthwatering Homemade Butter Chicken That Beats The Takeaway!

You can’t possibly beat takeaway curry! Butter Chicken, in my opinion, is quite possibly the Holy Grail of curry. I personally don’t know anyone who doesn’t love it and it’s my standard order at any Indian Restaurant (slash takeaway). However, as with most things I […]

Her Story

The Glow Switch tells stories of re-igniting the fire inside, stories that inspire us to keep going, because everyone you meet has a story.

There is one story in particular that I have wanted to tell for a long time. This is story of a woman close to my heart and with her permission, I will try to paint you a picture of her life.

Gatvol… the state of having had enough & how to choose joy every day.

Gatvol… the state of having had enough & how to choose joy every day.

I have always thought of myself as an eternal optimist. Being an introvert, my facial expressions may not always exhibit my optimism accurately but I promise you, it glows brightly there on the inside. I choose to focus on the positive, not reading the doom […]

Birthdays, My Baby Blake and the Year of Heartbreak and Miracles that was 2012

Birthdays, My Baby Blake and the Year of Heartbreak and Miracles that was 2012

2012 was an extraordinary year… It was the year in which I bought my own car for the first time. It snowed in August. 2012 was a year of unprecedented music concerts for us in Johannesburg, with incredible shows by U2, Coldplay, Linkin Park and […]