Old Town, New Adventures - Exploring Cartagena's Historical Centre

The white buildings of Bocagrande shine behind us in the bright morning sun, stacked like Jenga towers rising into...

Cambodia – a history of violence

The air clung to us like a second skin as the sun beat down on the concrete courtyard, the...

A Small Town Encounter

This short story was written during a creative writing class held by the Institute for the Study of English in Africa at...

VIDEO: #ZumaMustFall protest march, Beyers Naude Bridge

On 7 April 2017, thousands of South Africans took to the streets in protest over the corruption of Jacob...

Tips for surviving Donington’s Download Festival

Ah, Download – that festival where people from around the world come together on the undulating grounds of Donington...
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Old Town, New Adventures - Exploring Cartagena's Historical Centre
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Cambodia – a history of violence
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VIDEO: #ZumaMustFall protest march, Beyers Naude Bridge
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Cambodia – a history of violence

The air clung to us like a second skin as the sun beat down on the concrete courtyard, the shade of a few trees providing scant relief from Cambodia’s relentless heat. Hundreds of people wander through this haunted place, but no one speaks – it’s deathly quiet save for the…

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A Small Town Encounter

This short story was written during a creative writing class held by the Institute for the Study of English in Africa at Rhodes University. Each person was given a concept, place or word to work with, and mine was “small town”. I completed the course in 2019, and went on to co-edit and publish…

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VIDEO: Hiking the Great Wall of China

After a short but steep climb up a forested valley, the Great Wall suddenly appears through bare, ghostly trees, untouched since the end of the Ming Dynasty in 1644. We take our first steps onto its crumbling surface and cautiously make our way towards the first view point. It truly…

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The Best Time to Visit Cartagena

Sure, Cartagena flaunts its fabled Caribbean beaches and colonial architecture all year round, but it’s so much more than that… During special events the city exudes a magnetic energy that threatens to suck you in and never let go.    So if you’re looking to turn a good holiday into an…

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VIDEO: #ZumaMustFall protest march, Beyers Naude Bridge

On 7 April 2017, thousands of South Africans took to the streets in protest over the corruption of Jacob Zuma and his allies. Their message was resounding; their message was clear – #ZumaMustFall. Residents of Northcliff, Fairland, Randpark Ridge, Linden and surrounding suburbs took part in these demonstrations, lending their…

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