(note- the title was me trying to be lighthearted). So this is probably the third or fourth attempt at writing this because I constantly struggle to find the right words to fit, so please bear with the potentially jumpy structure of this post. Every time I start with a plan in mind, I type a … Continue reading Stressy, Depressy, my life is still messy.
Here's a small playlist with some subtle shout outs to those who, or events that, have formed some relatively significant part of my twenty-two years on earth- P.S. by no means are these currently on any playlist I own. P.P.S ok maybe they are. They are explained below- but here's the link to the playlist … Continue reading 22 songs for 22 years
Considering burn fever has substantially decreased, though apparently actual fevers and illnesses are on the up so prepare your immune systems, I thought it the right time to post a little note on my experience at Tankwa Town. Afrikaburn is something I’m sure 99.9% of you have heard of, either from your friends, family, going … Continue reading Oh ja, AfrikaBurn.
Everybody hurts, as said the great band REM... (haah) sorry that was my attempt to lighten to mood- but anyway, here’s a couple thoughts on the topic- but if you’re reading this and hurting, don’t worry- I know it’s cliché, but you’ll really be okay. it's okay not to be over it yet- people work … Continue reading Things Learned After Time Taken To Heal
Law school (n): a high-level educational institution in which students study law, or as it is well known amongst those students at UCT- a shark tank, a colonial nightmare, Kramer. After two years of diving to the bottom of the vast sea that is Kramer Law Faculty at the University fo Cape Town, I have realised … Continue reading Into the Shark Tank- a diver’s perspective from the ocean floor of Kramer.
*Disclaimer: this is my opinion, take it or leave it, and don't get offended* Apart from the fact that Fahrenheit makes zero, or should I say 32 degrees of sense, there are a few aspects of American culture that have thrown me into a cultural spin over the past few months of living, breathing and … Continue reading Making America Great Again, one group of Saffas at a time.
Whilst reflecting on some of the questionable life decisions I have made over the past 21 years, I realised at this supposed point of adulthood I have learned a number of things that have taken a while to sink in. So here are a couple of them, for those of you who read any posts … Continue reading Things its taken me time to learn (by twenty-one)
The Amazon. What trip to South America would be complete without a little trip into the most famous rain forest on the planet? Although this did form part of my Bolivian adventure, I felt it deserved a post of its own because of how damn incredible it was. The trip started at any local tourist … Continue reading The Amazon: postal code unknown.
As promised in the previous post, Bolivia is where I would say I peaked in my gap year in terms of realising I was 8767 km from home and that no one really knew me and that no one really gave a shit, and let me tell you I have never felt more freedom. For … Continue reading Bolivia: 3165
So I was wondering where to begin my next blog post and I figured the beginning would be a good place to start and so here we are- Brazil, the first place in truly one of the best years of my life before university and law school dragged me into their deep darkness’. So here … Continue reading Brazil: 29650-000