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…

TRAVEL: SIAVONGA BEACH GETAWAY

Lusaka has been having uncharacteristically hot weather for this time of year when it should be the rainy season, and when the rain began it was heavy and lasted for 3 days which meant it was time for a weekend getaway to Siavonga. First stop was for a tea, wooven crafts, amethyst and some goat…

STAYCATION IN LUSAKA

Hello, it’s July already which means we get to find out if Jon Snow will be kept alive this season because let’s face it he knows nothing (I could not resist adding that line for all GoT fans).  It being the long weekend I was looking for a good staycation location to just relax at…