When Nqobani danced it was like watching a tigress hunt, grace and rhythm oozed from her very nimble body. She had the legs of a masai hunter, toned, long and lean. Every woman in her class wanted a slice of her incredibly delectable body but she unfortunately only had eyes for Thobile. Thobile who… Read More »
I don’t know what it is about the term African that it’s expected to remain stagnant in an evolving world. No wonder the African youth are mostly caught between two worlds. The phrase “ UnAfrican” is so common that it is slowly becoming what we most identify with. How can what we are as Africans… Read More »
The city moves with a pulse. Brick and mortar against warm bodies. It slithers, alive with need and desire. Along bree; stop and feel it, Touch, smell, taste and sight. The senses assailed by throngs of bodies moving in rhythm. Walls awash with prisms. There is god here, Death and life, sex in alleys reeking… Read More »
The trouble with mainstream religion in most of its forms is that it operates on a model that separates the sacred from the profane. I am going to go on a zen-ish tip here; If we separate our most sacred selves from our lived experiences then we exist in constant conflict. One of the things I love… Read More »
There are so many crippling yet vital and fundamental realities to being born a lesbian, a woman, an African, a black person in a world as fragmented, as phobic and as patriarchal as this one. For as long as I can remember, I have felt foreign. Being a foreigner is a very dis-empowering and alienating feeling/position… Read More »
Under the trees restaurant and coffee shop Under the trees restaurant I will tell you one thing and you must believe me, you don’t have to look very far to find solitude in Johannesburg, Schaffler’s Garden nursey and landscaping are exactly it. It’s beautiful and the best part is I came across it entirely… Read More »
There is a deep love for Africa in the soul. Potholes, dusty pavements, rich soils. The sun comes down happy and joyous on this beautiful continent. I can try and explain the passion for this dear land, But mostly I just feel her…in my gut. In the forever giving hand. The aroma of diverse foods… Read More »
Great food, let’s eat! Amazon.com Widgets I had the pleasure of eating at Abyssinia Restaurant on my birthday recently and must say, the experience was very pleasant. It is as the name indicates a proudly Ethiopian restaurant, right down to the decor and music, which I enjoyed very much. You will leave a new… Read More »
Uninterrupted Silence The only service at Nullarbor Cottages is No Service at all, which is just perfect for the kind of place it is.
New kid on the block There is a new eatery in Balfour park shopping center and this one is right after my own heart.