Category Archive: Life

A night out for R100: Kitchener’s

Location, cost and reputation, what more could you ask for? The second oldest bar in Johannesburg, Kitchener’s Carvery Bar, is a golden oldie, right in the heart of Braamfontein, especially convenient for Witsies. Looking… Continue reading

Johannes-the only man in my life

I come from Cape Town, a city in South Africa, but really, its own little country. The Republic of Cape Town moves to its own rhythm. It nonchalantly sways with the Atlantic tide… Continue reading

Oppikoppi 2013- The bass that drew in the beasts

It is kind of strange and almost unreal. I went in not knowing what to expect and came out not knowing how to explain. As you drive down the dusty road to your… Continue reading

Oui, Oui Wits!

Wits University was the first to try out the waterless urinal in South Africa. In 1983 the Switzerland based company Addicom introduced the waterless urinal to South Africa during a time when the… Continue reading

Wonder who the Royal Baby will take after…

The truth about Jozi- Red Bus City Tour

By now most South Africans know that Johannesburg city is the sweating steam-engine that runs our country. Johannesburg is where it all happens, where our economy took root and grew. What most people… Continue reading

We don’t need Mandela Day

This Mandela Day will certainly be regarded as the most significant so far – but why do we need a Mandela Day at all? On July 18, 2009, Mandela’s birthday, Mandela Day was… Continue reading

Barman boredom- perfected animal sounds

On a recent trip to Riebeek Kasteel in the Western Cape I came across a little bar called the Jolly Olive. Much like the rest of the little town, it was quite barren,… Continue reading

Hashtag Instalife

Zoo Biscuits

Zoo biscuits take me way back. Biting and licking the white-candy animal- The one you picked so strategically. The goal was to eat the animal perfectly off, to unveil the colorful, bright candy… Continue reading