• Theft in Johannesburg – any one surprised?!
So there are the facts; I don’t know about you but the main thing people tend to mention is the
• A Slower Start Than Normal?
It was four months ago that I first emailed Baphumelele and provisionally arranged to go out and volunteer for eight
• A Christmas feast to put yours to shame!
First of all Merry Christmas everyone! This is my fifth Christmas away from home, all of which have been so
• A Noise In The Night.
How convenient – I have a book about a white guy living in Khayelitsha! That should be a good read
• Plans for the farm at Philippi Horticulture
So, Khayelitsha is a big ‘town’ on the Cape Flats about 30 minutes drive from Cape Town centre itself. The
• A night in Khayelitsha – on New Years Eve
It was 22:00 on 31st December 2012, I was wearing my “Crap Christmas Present” socks, Michael Jackson had just finished
• Stats & Obs!
So, here are a few statistics from my seven weeks here in Khayelitsha: – Average temperature: 32 degrees celsius –
• No chance of dieting then!
I am working as a project assistant at Baphumelele Waldorf Association, Khayelitsha, Cape Town, whereby I am promoting their ‘income
• A trip to Obz part one
Wow, I have been a busy little bee this weekend! It all started with being collected at 8.45am on Friday
• A trip to Obz part two
Sunday morning soon arrived as did the foot test … they passed well enough for me to don my hiking
• A little weekend away.
I think this could accurately be described as practice for the Mongolia rally … a road trip along the Garden
• A Jumpy Evening!
I’ve just had my first injury in South Africa; nothing TOO serious you’ll be pleased to hear. I was just
What you could do while you’re…
If you are lost for something to do, your first port of call should always be to sit and do
Road trip on the Garden Route
When I started chatting travel and general nonsense to three Dutch girls in Khayelitsha, South Africa, I never expected they
Life in a tin shack.
One of the many projects run by Baphumelele is supporting “child-headed homes” in the township. Through its long standing projects