I’ve considered blogging about Soccer City before buts it’s a difficult location to blog about. You can’t just go there on a random Tuesday afternoon and hope to feel the same vibe. The stadium was built in the late 1980s by the bank FNB for the express use as a soccer stadium to house the […]Read more "Soccer City: Linkin Park"
I had a teacher in primary school that used to bring her own chalk to class. It was the dust-free type which was apparently better for your sinuses. I didn’t really understand the reasoning behind this as there still lingered a cloud of dust from previous lessons all over the classroom. I guess, though, this […]Read more "Maboneng: Chalkboard and Music at The Bioscope"
She loves teddy bears and bunny rabbits, puppy dogs with dirty habits, golden hair that flows when she moves, taller than me in here new designer shoes. I been thinking about scoring, at the midnight drive-in, you’re the one I’m adoring, at the midnight drive-in, one look at you is inspiring me, at the midnight […]Read more "Reminiscing: An ode to Velskoen Drive-In"
One very important reason why I believe religion was invented was for the purpose of congregation. It gave people an opportunity, every week or so, to meet other members of their community and engage with other people in a common surrounding. Even though people lead such divergent and uncommon lives with different hardships and successes, […]Read more "China Town: Chinese New Year"
Recently, I was asked on Facebook to list my ten favourite things that I like about Jozi. This is what I came up with. Yes, there are a lot of omissions but I feel as if this list is very ME and are the elements I will miss when I move out of this exquisite […]Read more "10 Things I like about Jozi"
I’m not a Jozi local. I’m originally from the seaside village called Durban. A few of you might have heard about this place. One thing that a “new local” such as myself has missed out on is the places Jozi kidsu used to go in their younger days. In Durban, there is the Umgeni Bird […]Read more "Truth (if you dare)"
To get to Ellis Park, you need to walk through Hillbrow. Ok not really, but that is what we did. You still shouldn’t be walking through Hillbrow. The reason is not because it is intrinsically unsafe but it follows the simple pattern. When you enter a setting where you don’t really belong in, you become […]Read more "Ellis Park (and a walk through Hillbrow)"