Changing lanes

By Meera Jamal

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Looking at the colourful display of my cakes, that represent beauty, colours, creativity and my passion for them, people who have known me from my journalist days, always ask, “But what about journalism?“. My answer that, “I am happy making cakes“, never seems to satisfy them. They would then go on explaining how well I use to write and how well-appreciated my articles were.

The truth is, making cakes is my escape from the reality around me. It kind of satisfy my innate wish to make things look beautiful, pleasant and appealing — something, that I never achieved working as a journalist. I now help people celebrate their happiness, something, that I hardly did while being a journalist. Read full article. Foto: Privat.