Do you remember the beginning of September when you were in primary school? It was always a festive occasion! We dressed up in colour clothes (looking back, I’m pretty happy that we called it “American Day” rather than that stupid other phrase “Civvies Day” but let’s not get into that…) and there was a little […]Read more "Let’s Play some Jozi Bingo with KLM"
So let’s list what I took to Oppikoppi: No towel No thermal underwear No warm jackets No blanket No alarms (and no surprises) No water No food No buff (what the hell is a buff anyway?) No ticket (HAHA! But okay, I sorted that one out) No booze No toilet paper No cap No flux […]Read more "Oppikoppi 2013: The Dust that made up the Hours of Bewilderbeast"
I remember the first gig I ever attended. My folks were in town and they took me along to the BAT Centre beautifully situated on the esplanade alongside the harbour side in Durban. I was around 12 years old and was ridiculously excited that I would see a live band play live! Yes! Live! In […]Read more "World of Yamaha: Just Music Sessions"
You look quite tired. Rough weekend? Bru, it was insane! Haha! What you do? Eish! Soweto Choon the story Bru! Okay I will choon you. So you know a few weeks ago I went on a tour at like 9am. Eish, that was hectic. We finished off the night before at around 5 or something […]Read more "Soweto: A Conversation"
Jozi is fickle. But that is exactly what makes it such an amazing city. It is this fickleness that has nurtured its entrepreneurial and exploitative nature that feeds this gargantuan monster making it roar louder and stronger with each coming year. Anyway, we were on the rooftop in New Doornfontein when we overheard a post-hipster […]Read more "Troyeville Hotel: Cheap Beer and Pink Flamingos"
I’m not too sure how to construct this blog. I think you should have been to the Puma Social Club already. It’s probably the most fantastic establishment that has graced Jozi in quite a while. Everything about it is pure fantasticness. Located in Braamfontein above the prettiest of restaurants, Narina Trogon, it’s accessed through a […]Read more "Being Hip in Braamfontein: Puma Social Club"
It was the first week back after the December vacation and work was still a desert. A few lost souls still inhabited this barren land of dread and sadness. One of them was a new co-worker that recently moved to Jozi and did not have much leave. For his sins, he was hunched over his […]Read more "10 Things to Do in Jozi this year"