After the rain – King’s Kloof Hiking Trail

If you have been following along for the last couple of months, you will know the King’s Kloof Hiking Trails formed part of my Thirty before 30 to-do list, in particular the first item on the list. It has been such an honor to gradually tick off the items on the list as time goes…

To see the beauty in the world around us: The list explained (part 7)

Leading up to the end of the list, things are really looking a little bit far-fetched to complete within the next couple of months, especially considering all of the external limitations surrounding numerous items on the list. However, life is not about the challenges you face, but about the way you react to them. The…

Wild and wonderful: The list explained (part 6)

If you have been following this blog over the course of the last couple of weeks, you will know that I have recently compiled a list of 30 things that I want to do before I turn 30 next year May. I have been breaking this list down every week to explain my thought process…

Blogmas 2021

Hello everyone! These last couple of years have been absolutely non-sensical. So, I decided that putting out a post every Monday and Thursday, as well as a poem every Friday, just was not enough to bust my restless writing brain. So, let’s make our favorite time of the year even busier, shall we? This year…

Big City Escape – A visit to Kloofendal Nature Reserve

This past weekend a friend and I went exploring Kloofendal Nature Reserve after a hard week of work in the big City (Yes, Joburg seems like a big city if you grew up in a series of small towns). Luckily for me, Kloofendal Nature Reserve is one of my 30 Before Thirty list items, so…

Revisiting the past: The List explained (Part 3)

It is good to go back to your roots every now and again, just to touch base and rediscover where your passion and drive came from and to reevaluate where you are going to. Today’s breakdown of the 30 Before Thirty List includes four things that I have either stopped working on or that left…

A walk in the Park

Guys, I did it! The first obstacle has been conquered! I actually got out of the house and onto the road without procrastinating… too much… It’s true what they say, the biggest step is just to get out of the house. So, after procrastinating actually getting up, taking a shower, cleaning a bit, and doing…