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?
I’m a big Macaroni and cheese fan and when I recently found myself with leftover mac n cheese and nothing else in the cupboard but some lucky star pilchards, a delicious new food baby was born. I shared my new food adventure with some work colleagues and the idea seemed really shocking, until a few… Continue reading Something fishy mac n cheese surprise
So #IAmStellenbosch happened this past week and it lit up social media like a Christmas tree. For those out of the loop, the University of Stellenbosch was thrust into the spotlight once again for claims of racism following the release of a documentary titled Luister. #IAmStellenbosch the response to #luister The documentary, released by a… Continue reading And the colonised mind of the year award goes to…
Hi my name is Liesl pronounced lee-sil with the sil part sounding a lot like windowsill. This is how I would like to introduce myself to people from now on and its not even because they’re stupid (or maybe they are I don’t know) but simply because no one takes the time or effort to… Continue reading What’s in a name?
21 ICONS South Africa is launching a second season, following the success of the debut season, which had a global following of 130 million. Season two reveals more extraordinary stories about SA’s global icons, and will continue to honour the legacy of Nelson Mandela, who taught us to keep looking forward and work to improve… Continue reading 21 Icons launches a second season
In Honour of Mandela Day 2014, Steyn City Properties, their contractors and a small team of volunteers including a group of young scouts, responded to the call to action to a neighbouring community in dire need of upliftment. In line with the wish list of three schools in the community of Diepsloot, Steyn City’s Mandela… Continue reading #67 Minutes Mandela Day: Sporting facilities for Diepsloot schools
21 Icons South Africa wishes to express its heartfelt condolences to the family of Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer, who passed away peacefully in her sleep according to a statement made by her family on Monday 14 July 2014. Gordimer was an admired writer and activist of political and social justice during apartheid South Africa. She… Continue reading South Africa loses another Icon