Photography: Nature Macro

Although we are currently not able to physically meet for the Camera Chat Group Lusaka meetings still once a month via Zoom and submissions are made online for now to be safe. Last month’s assignment was on Nature Macro Photography, which is a unique form of photography that involves photographing small objects to make them look…

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…

Fashion: Self Isolation Style

As many of us are still in isolation, loungewear, leggings and tracksuits have become our comfort clothes as we stay indoors and get bored or learn a skill together. Of course there is the exception of those Zoom appropriate outfits but the more we stay at home we seek to just simplify things and for…

What’s Cooking: Spice Up Your Rice

With all the doom and gloom out there one needs a little joy as we take things day by day in isolation. This recipe is full of flavour and will brighten things up for you, a dish that will please both vegetarians and meat-eaters. As much as I enjoy steamed rice I have had enough…

Happy Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s day. This year’s theme is Each for Equal and every one of us can help create an equal world. So, this is to all the women who try their hardest to have better than what they had yesterday, who spend hours working hard making sure all unnoticed stuff is done; who listen…

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…

Podcasts Worth a Listen

Podcasts have been around for many years now and have become more mainstream in recent times. If you are not yet in the know, a podcast is an audio recording of an entire series in digital form its like if netflix was on radio. There are many different categories from true crime to comedy which…

Let’s Talk Entertainment Snacks

We have all kinds of snacks for all sorts of occasions from movies, netflix, road trips, meetings, anniversaries, brunch and of course the ones for entertaining. These days entertaining has been made easy because gone are the times of cooking for hours (christmas is the only exception) then dealing with the massive cleanup. We now…

The Lilayi Green Market

Zambia has recently gotten on the plastic bag ban wagon, in most shops but as we are just starting out it is not completely implemented everywhere and not everyone is used to it yet purely out of habit. The Lilayi Green Market is changing that dynamic, it turned 1 this month so popped over to…

Photography: The Decisive Moment

It has been a few months since I have been to the Camera Group and was excited to see everyone and find out what I have missed. We met at Roan and Sable in Kabulonga where we managed to sneak in a full English breakfast before we got started. This month’s topic was “The Decisive…