Places · Travel

What can you do with R5 these days?

I recently visited Bloemfontein,  in the Free State, for the first time when my boyfriend, his cousins and I found ourselves driving out of Kimberley looking for something to do. I expected a lot out of this little city based on all the stories I’d heard from those who frequent Bloem. I’m not sure if… Continue reading What can you do with R5 these days?

Journalism · Journalism Portfolio

For better or worse: Marrying outside the Chinese community

For a young Chinese South African, marrying outside the Chinese community can still create problems with older generations. Marrying “out” can sometimes mean being left out by some family and community members. It is 2pm on a Wednesday afternoon and Zelda Edgar* has cleared a space at her dining-room table in anticipation of her visitor. In front of… Continue reading For better or worse: Marrying outside the Chinese community