Incubus Live in Cape Town

On a school night, thousands of us stood outside as we listened, sang and threw ourselves into the music that was being performed in front of us, for us. Incubus, the American rock band who wrote the soundtrack to our teen angst was finally here. No surprise, most of the people I saw were around... Continue Reading →

Bastille Cape Town Concert Review

Rushing off after work, we got there just in time, thankful that we opted for seats. With my height restriction, I either need to be right up against the front rail, or in the elevated seating. Front row seating, with possibly the best view in the house, I was mostly pleased. I still felt a... Continue Reading →

Local Getaway: Stonehill River Lodge

Travel Tuesday: If, like me, you are always looking for a local getaway which can accommodate large groups, I would recommend Stonehill River Lodge in Swellendam. Isolated and hidden away, you will find your fully-equipped holiday home which overlooks the river. Depending on which route you take, it's about a 2.5 hour drive from Cape... Continue Reading →

The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival

I expected a regular comedy show: a few men, standing in front of me, looking relatively uncomfortable and talking quickly, pausing only for the laughter to subside. That’s not what happened here. Okay, so it was only men. I am told that I missed Mel Jones, who I have seen before and she is FUNNY,... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursday: Seeing Coldplay LIVE

Following a Coldplay theme for this week, after reviewing the Kaleidoscope EP, I felt nostalgic about the Coldplay concert I attended years ago. Coldplay is undoubtedly one of the most successful bands. They have been around for about 20 years and have managed to stay relevant the entire time. Older fans tend to criticise their... Continue Reading →

What’s Eid like?

Over the years I have been asked many questions about Eid or Labarang. These questions are usually from non-muslim friends, colleagues and sometimes, from muslims too, who are not from Cape Town and wonder whether we do things differently. Now and again, before I am asked a question, I sense hesitation. I sense that they... Continue Reading →

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