The Serene Bangweulu Wetlands

After rescheduling numerous times due to you know what, finally got the holiday sorted but all I knew about the north-eastern part of Zambia was that there’s a beach with white sands and Lake Bangwelulu not much else. This trip was a very educative and informative one, admittedly I knew nothing about the wetlands and…

Dinner the Quorum Way

I was a bit nervous about going out to eat but very glad that I did because I had a good time and of course my first outing in four months had to be done in style at The Quorum. This swanky spot only just recently opened their doors and the only place opened for…

For the Love Of Tea

As it gets a bit wintery here I reach for a cuppa and I am reminded that one of the wonderful things about having tea is that there is always time for a par-tea! I’m not a tea aficionado but love the stuff because it is a no fuss drink all you have to do…

Monkey Pools Revisited

I can not believe that it has been a couple of years since my last visit to Monkey Pools and cabin fever had me yearning for a walk in the greater outdoors, so it was time to revisit the place. Located on leopards hill road within housing estate MukaMunya which in itself is situated at…

Winds of Change

One thing that people in a position of power need to understand is that their words and actions have much greater consequences especially in a world with social media. With everything happening in the world today it is important to find a voice and speak up against issues that are not right because the truth…

Best Butternut Squash Soup Ever

This is by no means an exaggeration but it has to be said that this is the best butternut squash soup ever because not once have I made this has it survived the next day, or maybe I just don’t make enough. The sweet, caramalised, nutty flavour of butternut when roasted blended with coconut milk…

Glamping in the Yard

Since we couldn’t go on holiday we brought the holiday to us, sort of, by getting reacquainted with the great outdoors in our very own backyard without forgoing any creature comforts. Camping is a wonderful adventure for all ages and you get to experience the outdoors properly but the older you get, you need to…

Best 5: Places to Eat in Lusaka

In these unprecedented times when most countries are still in lockdown and going food shopping has become a less enjoyable experience we now consider ordering in, even though the President has said that all restaurants, gyms, cinemas and casinos should now be open. Understandably the hospitality industry has been hit hard but many eating places…

Toasted Bruschetta Brunch

Bruschetta is a term traditional from Italy, an antipasto which consists of grilled bread rubbed with garlic, topped with olive oil and salt. There are many variations and may include toppings of tomato, vegetables, beans, cured meat, or cheese. Now, I realise that bread has a bit of a reputation because it rises in the…

My Day on a Plate

Our everyday lives and routines have been dramatically changed in what seems like an overnight switch. The anxiety of uncertainty, isolation and lockdowns has got me snacking more than usual and not the healthy type but I want to change that. Going to the flower farm inspired me to perhaps start growing more than just…