Life in Marvelous times

Sometimes in those quiet moments I sit and think to myself what have I done with my life? When do I start living? And in those quiet moments is when all those cliches you’ve heard start making sense. You know those corny “life is what happens when you’re making plans”. Then you have the likes of Facebook with their reminders of what you were up to a couple of years ago, and it reminded me that life aint so bad at all.

I mean I’m not saying I have the coolest life, not by any stretch of the imagination but I’ve done some cool stuff here and there you know.

Canopy tours in Magaliesberg

Quad-biking in Mozambique

SAM_0296SAM_0311SAM_0326  Desert Safari in Dubai riding camels and 4×4’s over sanddunes

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Getting a star on the Hollywood walk of fame (sort of)

Screen Shot 2017-07-20 at 8.27.14 PM                                    Climbing all these damn steps to get to the top of the Schlossberg and the Clock Tower in Graz Austria.

DSCN4114Walking through the Kruger National park (Yeah I walked cause I’m badass)

 

DAMIAN “JR GONG” MARLEY

The oh so beautiful Damian Marley performed last night in Johannesburg at Groove Live the venue formerly known as Bassline. And what a show it was, I guess its because I walked in with no preconceived ideas of what the show would be like so I was blown away. So not only is he absolutely gorgeous but the guy sure can get the crowd going. No lie my cousin and I were mesmerized, she refers to him as “Optimus Bae” 🙂

If you are in Durban this weekend do yourself a favour and go check him out at the Zakifofest.

                       Taking pics while making our way to the front

Look at all that hair

Ps old boy waving the flag has some strong arms, he waved that thing damn near the whole show.

Out and About

This weekend we braved the cold cold Joburg winter to check out the Winter Sculpture Fair held at Nirox Sculpture Park, you know to take in some culture as one does. We saw some interesting pieces, ate some good food and broke the no-fun-can-be-had-outdoors-in-winter curse.

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*Sidenote I need to check this place out in summer because if its this pretty in winter can you imagine what it looks like in summer.

Through my lens

When I was in varsity this one dude asked me “how are you going to enjoy seeing the world with a camera stuck to your face?” that question always confused me. I love taking pictures everywhere I go, its like freezing a single moment and when you look back at that picture you have that same feeling  over again. I’m happiest when I’m traveling and the pictures remind me of those happy moments and I honestly cannot wait to capture more happy moments. So I hope this answers old boy’s question.

Here are a few of my immortalized memories:

                                                                     DUBAI

NEW YORK

                                                               MIAMI

                                                                         LA

                                                                    VIENNA

                                                                       GRAZ                                           

 

And here’s to many more memories 😉

Black Girl Magic: Saint Rose

I had a quick sit down with designer and illustrator Kgabo Mametja who goes by the moniker Saint Rose. As a freelancer I meet a lot of talented people and I feel the need to share my findings, mark my words guys she is one to watch.Processed with VSCO with a5 presetScreen Shot 2017-04-25 at 3.32.34 PM                            Saint Rose posing next to her work

And in her own words…… ↓↓↓↓↓↓

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18ss3PwZlAY&feature=youtu.be

Sorry about the link instead of the actual video but alas WordPress won’t let me be great. Watch the video to get to know her better.

Here’s some of her work as incentive to watch the video.♥

To see more of her work check her out on instagram @iamsaintrose and her site iamsaintrose.wordpress.com

Winter is coming

Ok guys winter is clearly upon us and my wardrobe is nowhere near winter ready.  Anyway on my extensive winter wardrobe wishlist  are these Rick Owens’ knee high sneakers.

 

I realize they are last season but whatever right, how rockstar are these babies?

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I deserve these!!!!!!!!!

Mozambique pt4

We spent our last night in Xai Xai which is a few hours away from Tofo (yes another long drive). The drive was both interesting and lovely though, we stopped to take roadside pics outside Inhambane.

Not sure what the occasion here was. (The streets of Inhambane)

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When we got to Xai-Xai however the weather was not so great it rained 😦 . The weather did not stop the shoppers though we still hit the Xai-Xai market for fabric (this market was less intrusive than Tofo market) . We then checked into the Xai-Xai Eco Estate which is literally on the beach, and spent our last day indoors. These pics were taken the next morning before heading home.

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We stopped for Breakfast in Maputo where the girls did more shopping (yeah this lot can shop ya’ll).

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All in all the trip was so much fun thanks to Omphe,Bathabile,Zandi,Ntokozo,Siviwe,Kefilwe, Prudence,Phaka and Singatha. I highly recommend the Zulu Nomad crew guy but be prepared for the long drives, you have been warned.

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