Conservation: Cheers to the Elephants

I was invited to a charity event in August to raise funds for wildlife education and conservation through the Game Rangers International inconjunction with the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation. One of the most memorable moments of the night was having the pleasure of listening to the English soprano Laura Wright belt some tunes.So, I finally…

Zambia: The Problem with Misconceptions

There are so many myths about Africa in existence, which makes it hard to get a realistic view of a continent that is as complex and beautiful in its own right. Many have a tendency of reducing the planet’s second-largest continent made up of 54 countries to a single country. Misconceptions, perceptions and generalisations like…

Motivation: Feel Good Inc

For anyone that is going through something you realised that sometimes life just happens and whatever the situation might be, it is just out of your control and you just have to put it in God’s hands. So, no matter how hopeless or helpless you may feel you just have to keep going, make some…

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…

Living an SLS Free Life

In this blog I thought I should share a bit about the products I use to deal with my eczema and how I live a sulphate free life. My body now feels softer using sulphate free products in combination with an emollient cream. What are Sulphates? Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS) and Sodium Laureth Ether Sulphate…

Travel: A Drive to Siavonga

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…

Come Dine With Me: The Hassar Grill

Decided to go for Sunday lunch and Hassar Grill which is essentially a steak restaurant located at Eastpark Mall in Lusaka, looked like a cool place to eat. It was not fully packed initially but started to get busy and buzzing by the hour. As you wait to get seated you see that there is…

Beauty Essentials Jo’burg Edition

Haven’t been to Johannesburg in a very long time, so I thought I should nip over to visit family and get some much needed beauty essentials, check out what’s new in Zara and H&M, plus a change of scenery was welcome. Lusaka to Jo’burg is 2 hours by air and flights are an eye watering…

Health: Being Lactose Intolerant

I never really wondered what it meant to be lactose intolerant until it happened to me and I had to deal with it. Looking back the signs were always there, my body letting me know that something was not quite right, but all signs were ignored. The most common question I get is so what…