Swift Tea Break at Ciêla Resort and Spa 

It was a strangely gloomy drizzly summers morning but went to briefly see some folks playing in the charity golf tournament at Bonanza. Although the hotel has been open for a while now, have not set foot this side of town in ages and the last time I ventured there, the only thing there was…

Recreating Mum’s Peanut Butter Chicken Dish

My mum passed away twenty-four years ago this month, and I had a memory of how she used to make this peanut butter chicken dish, remember the smell like it was yesterday. Paying homage to her memory by recreating the flavours and taste how I recall them. Added spices and hot chilli sauce courtesy of…

Beauty: 5 Fragrances On My Display Counter

There are thousands of perfume brands out there some fads, timely, favourites, some not so much. Everyone likes what they like and make it their signature I tend to shy away from scents that give me a sneeze or a headache at first sniff. Most of the fragrances currently on my display counter have a…

On the Hunt for Sulphate Free Products

Since the pandemic hit it has been difficult to find certain products because borders are closed which has really put a dent in the supply chain, but it is what is right now. Had to venture beyond my usual go to places because they are out of stock when it comes to sulphate free products,…

Back On the Intermittent Fasting Wagon

A while ago when I was struggling with gastrointestinal issues, was busy all the time and would grab food on the go I did Intermittent Fasting. Then things slowed down, started to feel better, had a change of scenery and got out of the habit but now I am more determined to stick to it….

My Daily Intake of Immune Boosters

Almost a year on and Covid is still around and if you are not infected you are affected in some way. We have received word and read that the African Union has secured vaccines of which Zambia has been allocated 8.7 million doses. In the meantime, I continue to take vitamins and supplements with a…

Dry January: Non Alcoholic Options

Whether you are taking part in Dry January by skipping on drinking for 31 days or just looking for non alcoholic options I have a few suggestions. One thing I find a little frustrating with most Zambian establishments is there are no options for those that don’t drink it’s either a soft drink or nothing…

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…

The Battle for a New Normal

Since November I have been watching the news of the coronavirus and how it spread so fast to present day. The whole world is shook, lockdowns have been enforced and all activities, work, travel plans have been abandoned until it is deemed safe again. The world is currently going through the most devastating pandemic of…

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…