Blogging Through the Second Wave

Blogging Through the Second Wave

It’s Monday, January 11th, 2021. It’s dark and rainy in Joburg and the holidays are officially over. South Africa is suffering through a second wave of covid-19 — worse than the first wave, as many experts predicted, and likely to worsen further as...
A December Quarantine Story

A December Quarantine Story

This week — the second week of December — is the busiest week of the year on the South African social calendar. It’s normally the week when people in Joburg wrap up everything at work or school, celebrate at year-end parties and braais (barbecues),...
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...