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"
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"
I have to admit, the title is a tribute. I did not come up with it although it is a fair way to describe the Carlton Centre. While walking the streets of Melville, I found this newly opened charity shop which looks like it has been there for the past 12 years. It’s a maze […]Read more "Carlton Centre: On a clear day you can see Forever"
London has the Thames. Paris has the Seine. New York City has the sea and the Hudson. Jozi, on the other hand, has a few species of aloe and some thorn bushes. If you look around Jozi, there is a definitive lack of a decent sized river that flows through it. Sure there is the […]Read more "The Workers Museum in Newtown"