On the Road to Luangwa River

Long before isolation and social distancing we took a drive to a small town called Luangwa just to check out the River and enjoy the scenery. From Lusaka you drive east, it is a distance of 228.9 km, the drive took about 3.5 hours because we had a flat tire along the way but made…

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”…

Lunch at Dulce By Jessie

Dulce by Jessie previously located off Sable Road is now at the Green Box on Twin Palm Road in Lusaka. Having always been there for mid week dinner I have found it to be very pleasant so the new location was the perfect opportunity so see what they offer for lunch. The wine list is…

Ideal Meal Prep Recipes

Meal prep has become a vital part of being organised food wise as the load shedding becomes fairly unpredictable. Lunch or dinner meal ideas do not always come easy but preparing and planning meals does to me because when it’s all cooked and done you don’t fuss too much throughout the week. Here are the…

The St Patrick’s Ball

March 17 is St Patrick’s Day which is a global celebration of the Irish culture. It particularly remembers Saint Patrick, one of Ireland’s patron saints, who ministered Christianity in Ireland during the fifth century. It is customary to wear green clothing or accessories as Saint Patrick is said to have used the shamrock (a green…

Street Photography Moments

I have a keen interest in taking photos not only for a good selfie but I believe there’s always more to the story and enjoy capturing memories. Joined the Lusaka Camera Chat Group to see what I could learn and get tips on my photo game. Led by David Brown, we meet at Rhapsody’s in…

Wedding Guest at Lilayi Lodge

When you get that wedding invitation, what do you wear? I’m sure not everyone has this problem other than the one major rule of no white obviously, unless it is specified there’s lots of freedom when it comes to putting your look together. One thing you can count on in Zambia is that the weather…

A Crisp Mid Summer’s Day at Bonanza

Summertime always has a lot of social gatherings and events to go to. The Wine Shop had an event a few weeks ago at Bonanza, an introduction of all the new wines and gin that they will be stocking. Most of the exhibitors were from Cape Town. We had a lot of interesting chats about…

Almost Camping at Blue Lagoon National Park

Blue Lagoon is a wildlife sanctuary on the Kafue plains a place without traffic, electricity, running water or phone signal, unless you stand in one particular spot which I couldn’t quite find. It is the perfect place to see the stunning milky way whilst sitting around a camp fire.We were booked at Nakeenda where we…

A Sugarbush Café Lunch

It was always wonderful to go to Sugarbush Café for lunch I always just felt so chilled and zen there, it is a real shame that they are now closed. Loved the rustic homely feel of it, the whole place was just a cool chill out place especially at the weekend. Located on Leopards hill…