So I’ve emigrated to London! It’s been a whirlwind year of wrapping things up on my various South African hustles (and also working to earn my financial “cushion” for arriving in an expensive city with no job lined up), selling the contents of my apartment, sorting and packing my wardrobe (my “A-list” clothes to take with me and my “B-list” clothes to leave with my parents and collect at a later date) and trying to squeeze the most out of my last few months in Cape Town. Hence the lack of blog posts… By the time my departure date arrived I was in desperate need of a holiday. Fortunately I’d anticipated this in advance and planned a trip to the South of France. [Read more…]
This is sort of the blog version of a #latergram, a blogator? Sounds swampy… Anyhoo, during my little getaway to Amsterdam with my friend Ben near the end of last year, we did a day trip out to the countryside of Zaanse Schans aka windmill-ville. [Read more…]
We’re easing gently into Summer here at the Southern tip which is my favourite way to do it. Less gentle as always is the Cape Town wind which all too often quarantines the skirt/dress portion of my wardrobe and ruins an otherwise perfect hair day. Can’t have it all I suppose… [Read more…]
Before flying South for the Summer I had to squeeze in one final adventure, the canal-clogged capital of the Netherlands: Amsterdam.
Why Amsterdam? Well I was flying KLM which naturally takes travelers via Amsterdam so I thought it would be fun to experience a little more of the city than the airport’s Starbucks… [Read more…]