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Earthquake Safety

28/10/2015 0 Comments
Earthquake Safety

This Article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 4th October 2015   Earthquakes, as with most natural disasters, have this uncanny ability to strike when you are at your most vulnerable and unprepared. It is not uncommon to see images of people running out of a building during a tremor yet, it is a […]

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Emergencies at Home are you Prepared?

07/09/2015 0 Comments
Emergencies at Home are you Prepared?

This Article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 9th August 2015   Q: My young child is home during the day with the maid and an elderly relative. What can I can teach the child in case of an emergency at home? Children who are capable of understanding the severity of an emergency and […]

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Do you know how not to be ripped off by a Landlord or by a domestic servant?

07/09/2015 0 Comments
Do you know how not to be ripped off by a Landlord or by a domestic servant?

This Article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 26th July 2015   We often do not realise or take care of some basic things while renting a property or hiring domestic help and later run into problems which could have been avoided with little consideration. This column explains some basic questions that you need […]

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Working Alone at Night

18/05/2015 0 Comments
Working Alone at Night

http://www.dawn.com/news/1179155   This week we’ll answer your questions on safety and security. Let’s consider the following situations and what you need to do: Situation: I am a female driver and experienced a flat tyre when out. I drove to the nearest fuel station to have the flat repaired because I didn’t want to change the […]

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Safe & Sound – Your security is in your hands

20/05/2014 1 Comment
Safe & Sound – Your security is in your hands

This article was first published in DAWN Magazine In a society where food delivery reaches faster than an ambulance, law enforcement or the fire trucks, the one question occupying everyone’s mind is how does one survive? The simple answer is: “Be prepared”. Prepare everyone including family, friends, colleagues and neighbours for the worst case scenario. […]

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Keeping a Security Guard – What you need to know & the Co.s won’t tell you.

02/01/2014 9 Comments
Keeping a Security Guard – What you need to know & the Co.s won’t tell you.

  You’ve decided to get yourself a “Security Guard” but now what to do?  Where do you find a guard? What do you know about him?  What about the company?  Do you need to feed him?  What happens if he goes on leave?  So many questions very few easy answers. Yeah, suddenly you aren’t as […]

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Kitchen Safety Tips

30/05/2013 6 Comments
Kitchen Safety Tips

There comes a time in our lives, when almost all of us want to make, create, invent some form of art and cooking is one such avenue. At a tender age we create dripping chocolate lumps in the name of brownies, squished veggies for salad and geographical patterns in the name of bread/roti. This milestone should […]

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