Self Defence and the cool habit gang

I am linking to these two posts again, if you have not read them yet then I  suggest that you do, politely of course.  Hayden’s Women Need Protecting and Joy’s post Safety tips for children.  Those posts really have me thinking and before they think I am “link stalking” let me explain. There are some things we take for granted, personal safety and protection is … Continue reading Self Defence and the cool habit gang

Ubuntu in a Can

No I am not talking about the operating system, I am talking about an African saying that has been blown out by the Western world. What is the real Ubuntu? Pronounced as uu-Boon-too or uu-Bun-too. Ubuntu, also known as Unhu in other parts of Africa, is an ethical philosophy held by many Africans and now Westerners (First World) that focuses on how we treat one … Continue reading Ubuntu in a Can

South African Culinary Delights

*PG Rating – read at your own discretion due to language. It is not my fault it is the language of the nation. You are warned… Before you arrive: All tourists visiting South Africa should come hungry and with an open mind. Please do not take this suggestion lightly as it is well known that have a severe love for food and grape juice. South … Continue reading South African Culinary Delights

SA Tourism Information: Public Transport

Over the last couple of months I have shared essential details for every tourist wanting to visit South Africa. First there was the African Questioned which included details about our postal system, the animals we have as pets and long distance travel options. Then of course there was the photo post of local sights (Why South African’s are Special) to make the tourist feel more … Continue reading SA Tourism Information: Public Transport

You are proudly South African when…

The one thing us South Africans are good at is ripping ourselves off… Please note that to some this might seem outrageous or scary, this is in fact funny and who we are, we laugh at everything… You call a bathing suit a “swimming costume” You call a traffic light a “robot” The employees dance in front of the building to show how unhappy they … Continue reading You are proudly South African when…

A 3D World

Do you remember the first time you saw a map of the world, how small and flat it looked? That’s the perception your subconscious retains until you travel to a foreign land, step off the plane, smell the air around you, take in the view … that’s when you realise that the world is in fact 3 dimensional. For some this is an awakening, for … Continue reading A 3D World