Weekly Photo Challenge – Muse

This week’s challenge is to showcase one’s MUSE. For those who know my blog, my muse would not come as a surprise! In fact there are two – Mia, my dog of course and Johannesburg – a city hugely misconstrued, a melting pot and a place I now call home.  One led to another and they both…

Down the Rabbit Hole We Went!

“The March Hare will be much the most interesting, and perhaps as this is May it won’t be raving mad – at least not so mad as it was in March.” – Alice in Wonderland On Saturday, whilst wandering around Maboneng, K and I decided to check out a new place called The March Hare. Located in the basement…

A Bigger and Better Fiesta Latina this year

Fiesta Latina brings the flavours of South America to Joburg every year. Delicious food from across the oceans, traditional music and dances and lots of Latin America fun with family and friends is what has made this festival so popular not only among the large Latino diaspora in Joburg but also among the local South Africans and…

Quote Lovers’ Challenge – Day One

“I’ve learned that making a ‘living’ is not the same thing as ‘making a life’.” – Maya Angelou   A few days ago, I was nominated by Vonita Buirski, of Passion Through Poetry, to participate in the Quote Lovers’ Challenge and the above quote is my first entry. Vonita’s poems are inspiring and beautiful and I…

King Arabic Sandwich – A Piece of Gaza in Mayfair

I first heard about King Arabic Sandwich on the fabulous 2Summers’s blog. This was a few months back and since then I had been aching to check it out. This eatery is located in the Mayfair/Fordsburg area of Joburg – an area which is popular with immigrants from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Maybe this is why Muhammed and his wife…