Author: greenlydia

My Visit-them list 2013

I work with wine. You would think I go tasting more often but truth is I don’t. Look I have been to more estates than most people but when I do I steal ideas that I can implement at work. I’m not ashamed to say I steal with my eyes. Most people do and when […]

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The passing of black man, written by a white girl.

Today I woke to Oscar telling me he had just watched President Zuma’s speech. Mandela is dead. My social media is a buzz with two very different scenes, tributes and blog posts being shared about the passing of a great man and “GET READY FOR THE RIOT, POSTING A WHOLE WIKI ARTICLE OF WHO HE […]

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The great storm of 2013

Look I am no little scared of a boom Cape Townian. I have been in Joburg for 6 years and I love the thunder. I love that the summer days are sweltering and at 4pm on the dot the rain-god’s dump a tub of water on the city in the hopes to start a wet […]

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Christmas like the Coetzee’s do it.

We never had big Christmas’s growing up. Big in family and fun but not presents. Maybe because money has always been kinda tight? Maybe because my birthday is 2 weeks after Christmas? (SUCKS having your birthday in the ‘EVERYONE is broke’ gap of the year) Christmas to me was having the Kenyan cousins over. Vernon […]

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Weekend well spent.

I’m no everyday vlogger but I thought this weekend was one to remember. Not because we did anything spectacularly unusual like that time we went to a “queer” photography exhibition opening and were the only straight people there(it really happened) or that day we got lost on the way to Harties and had really bad […]

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I am a bad, bad Cape Townian.

Every December Oscar and I go to Cape Town to spend some time with my family. Since the rest of the year we see his family.  Also who doesn’t want to spend their Decembers at the coast? I moved away from Cape Town when I was 18 so there are quite a few cool things […]

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Summer and its things.

So it’s summer. One month to go until we make our annual pilgrimage to the Mother city. I love summer, hate being fat for summer but hey. Can’t have it all. But this summer we will play on the beach and thus I have gone for a jog everyday this week and will throughout December. […]

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