Posts Tagged: Mzansi

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Happy in South Africa
April 23, 2014
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Not since Gangnam Style has there been such a craze for making fan vid’s from a pop song, and it’s easy to see why – Pharrell William’s ‘Happy’ song doesn’t only sound good it makes you feel good too. So good you want to clap your hands and sing from the rooftops. Yes, Happy really […]
Mzansi music legends – Mafikizolo
September 19, 2013
It’s been too long since I’ve done a music post. I love everything about this music video from Mafikizolo!  I love the West African influence fused with Mzansi Afro house beats, the Ndebele village setting, the gorgeous dresses by singer Nhlanhla Nciza and the super funky dance moves by Joburg’s hottest dance group, The Vintage Cru. Mafikizolo […]
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Doing what I love
September 14, 2013
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I know I’ve been a bit scarce lately, but for good reason. I’m making some big changes in my life, which will allow me to focus on doing what I love. I will be plunging into the freelance world,  blogging, writing and travelling more, doing some social media stuff.  Basically I will just be doing […]
10 small steps to make South Africa GREATER
July 30, 2013
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I recently came across the blog of Jabedi mapping, by Di Brown and loved this post so much I had to share it with you…   Tourism is the job of every South African words by Di Brown Right now the powers that be are at the SAACI 2013 conference in Port Elizabeth, brainstorming the way forward to […]
#MeetSouthAfrica – South African Tourism launches historic blogger campaign
May 3, 2013
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  Exciting times for travel bloggers – South African Tourism has launched its historic #MeetSouthAfrica travel bloggers campaign.  Following the great example of Cape Town Tourism’s #LoveCapeTown campaign, South African Tourism has decided to bring 15 international bloggers to experience our beautiful land. Check out the video invite above. The trip will see these bloggers cross […]
Hugh Masekela on heritage
April 20, 2013
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I love this TED talk by South African music legend,  Hugh Masekela on heritage.  The video is 17 minutes and definitely worth the watch, not only for its inspirational message but also for the great music. In the video, Bra Hugh, as he is fondly known, says that Africans are losing their heritage because of politics, religion, […]
The Big Blog Exchange!
March 23, 2013
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I need your help. In my first ever attempt at a blogging competition, I’ve entered The Big Blog Exchange, run by Hostelling International. Hostelling International is looking for 16 passionate, talented and adventurous bloggers who will have the chance to travel and exchange blogs, lives, places and cultures simultaneously for ten days. Changing the world using the […]
Finding the everyday beauty of Johannesburg
October 18, 2012
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  Johannesburg, Egoli, Joburg, Jozi. You are truly an amazing city. There’s just something special about Jozi – it’s vibrant, creative and alive. There’s an energy and vibrancy about the city that was not present 10 years ago.  Its such a shame that Jozi gets a such a bad wrap in the media. Slowly, Johannesburg […]
Zaki Ibrahim – ‘Go Widdit’
August 24, 2012
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I’m really digging South African-Canadian urban soul singer Zaki Ibrahim‘s new music video ‘Go Widdit‘.  If you haven’t heard of the uber-talented Zaki before, then best you have a listen.  She’s the most eclectic local female artist I’ve heard in a while. Her music blends pop, indie, soul, Hip-hop and afro beat sounds into audio goodness. […]
I love the Transkei
August 17, 2012
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I love the Transkei.  I know I’ve mentioned it before but the magical beauty and dramatic landscapes of the Eastern Cape never cease to amaze me. Words are failing me here, so I will share with you some of these stunning pics taken by my new blogger friend Stu, from the Going Homeless Project. If […]