Waste not

It's really disheartening when you see what global efforts are underway to deal with climate change and waste (well, perhaps with the exception of certain notable individuals with funny hairdos), and to see so little being done here. Not so long ago, we were at the forefront of changing smoking laws, charging for plastic bags …

Thai another day

Now, I know that I'm putting a target on my back even suggesting a best-ever Thai food restaurant or street eatery, but it is purely my opinion and you're welcome to disagree or tell me what you think is better.  I'm sure I'm also going to get equally berated about the authenticity of the dishes, …

A dark departure

So, the phone alarm was set for 4:45am.  An unearthly hour for some, but we were headed to the north of Pretoria to visit a very special venue and a particular favourite of mine.  As anticipated, the phone did its thing and I got myself ready, warmly dressed as it was really chilly, and out …