Food: Making a Simple Charcuterie Board

Charcuterie (pronounced “shahr-ku-tuh-ree) term derived from the French is a display or arrangement of cold meats, cheese, fruit and nuts on a chopping board or a platter of some sort. This is my idea of a fabulous lazy lunch because some of the best things about this board is no cooking required, not much washing…

Mental Health: Free Your Mind

Mental health is something that is crucial to happiness and well being. I firmly believe we all need to nurture our precious minds because we are more than our thoughts. The biggest problem is that it is always swept under the carpet and there seems to be a lack of understanding with a quick dismissal…

The Reality of Life Without Electricity

The term “load shedding” in Zambia is what “Brexit” is to the UK and one word sums it all up, disruptive. In the past the country experienced power cuts every now and then but nothing compares to the daily power cuts which have become the norm. The government attributes the electricity issue to a lack…

Dip this Way

As I am still dealing with the indulgence of the festive period got in the spirit of Veganuary so I’m dipping it. That said, there are many variations of hummus around but this is one that I keep making over and over because it is economical, easy to make, has no season and doesn’t get…

What’s in My Bag: Mini Edition

Every time I carry a small bag the number one question asked is how much can actually be carried in it. My answer is just essentials that I need. The problem is the bigger the bag the more stuff you tend to carry but with a smaller bag you have to prioritise what to carry…

Come Dine With Me: Afrigonia

Afrigonia is without a doubt on the list of satisfying restaurants to eat at in Lusaka because the food is simply excellent. Originally located on the Copperbelt they made the move and are now in Woodlands which is fantastic. The restaurant layout is simple with not too much of a fuss either but the food…

Spying on Animals in Chisamba

Happy new decade! It being the holidays and all I have had a few weeks off and as it has been a while since the last road trip it was time for another one. Destination, Protea Hotel Safari Lodge in Chisamba been a while since my last trip there but it was good to go…

Dear Readers……

Hello Everyone, This is a quick note to say a huge thank you to each and everyone of you for your support in reading my blog. What was meant to be somewhat of an update to friends and family has resulted in worldwide readership which was unexpected. I am grateful for the support this year…

Watching the Rugby Cup Finals at Grand Daddy’s

What a thrilling Rugby World Cup final it was, a huge congratulations to South Africa very well played sorry England. I have heard of Grand daddy’s passed by numerous times and from the outside, the place is always packed I didn’t get it until now. Known for its grilled meats hence the name “shoka nyama”…

Sunday Lunch at La Piazzetta

La Piazzetta is a little well hidden Italian spot located in the suburbs of Kalundu in Lusaka. An open space concept and very airy with the right breeze to calm you in the summer heat. You will not be disappointed with the portion sizes or the price for that matter. Most exciting if you are…