Lockdown Nostalgia: It’s a Thing

Lockdown Nostalgia: It’s a Thing

It’s late September, summer in Joburg, and I’m suffering from a case of lockdown nostalgia. Remember that time I published a blog post every day for 100 days, and I had nothing to post except flowers and cats but you all enjoyed it anyway? (Or maybe you...
How You Can Help Me Write My Book

How You Can Help Me Write My Book

I have to write a book this year. I have to. I’m absolutely certain it’s the right time. But my procrastination has reached epic new heights. I need your help to overcome it. I’m good at accomplishing things when I have clear, set goals with tangible...
My Never-ending South African Visa Journey

My Never-ending South African Visa Journey

I’ve been waiting to write a South African visa post for nearly a decade. South African and American flags flying in Melville during the 2010 FIFA World Cup. (Photo: Jon Hrusa) Since 2010 I’ve been granted four long-term South African visas of various...
My 2020 Challenge: 10 South African Towns

My 2020 Challenge: 10 South African Towns

In June 2020 the 2Summers blog will turn ten years old. One decade of blogging. This means I’ve been blogging for more than 20 percent of my life. It also means a baby born on the day I published my first post in June 2010 — here it is, in case...