What to expect during the ROMM interview

Other than fearing that you might be tested on some verses from the Quran, you must be wondering – Why do we need to be interviewed, anyway? Firstly, the simplest reason is for documentation purposes. It’s for the Registry to prepare your marriage certificates. And as with all important documents, they have to be accurate.…

To bridesmaids or not?

Venue? Checked! Caterers? Checked! Makeup artist? Checked! All the important needs of the wedding have been met. It was a rollercoaster ride of emotions shortlisting all the vendors. The next few months was taxing emotionally and physically too and I needed a few pairs of extra hands to help in settling the logistics and to…

Mak Andam - Can You Go Without One

Mak Andam – Can You Go Without One?

In essence, ‘andam’, simply means to beautify or enhance one’s appearance. It used to be that the Mak Andam was a woman typically above the age of forty who got into the trade handed down from generation to generation. Her role was sometimes mired in controversial practices, secret chants that were supposedly able to ensure…

All About The Duit Hantaran

All About The Duit Hantaran

Duit hantaran. If you are a Malay guy, then these two words is bound to make you shudder. And if you are a Malay girl, then you will most probably either have a love or hate relationship with these words. For those of you who are not aware of what duit hantaran is, it is…