My boyfriend Tom rents a beautiful, sunny flat in Tamboerskloof, just off Kloof Street. It’s one of those typified ‘old school’ architectural marvels that are increasingly sought after these days, with pine wood floors, elegant archways, and big wood-framed windows overlooking Lion’s Head and Table Mountain. In the morning, I like to tiptoe to the lounge, where I drink tea on a vintage emerald camel back couch as the sun streams in, making dust particles dance. Continue reading “Piece for House & Leisure”
Editorial piece on the newly established Franschhoek Artisan Food Route.
A fun, different take on New Year’s resolutions, with a Cape Town spin.
A viral piece on packing for a festival, with a humorous tone and published just prior to festival season for optimal traction.
Client: CapeTownMagazine.com: Client sent me to review accommodation along South Africa’s West Coast to entice tourists and locals to visit. I wrote a long format travel diary piece that the service provider was very happy with, and encouraged some bookings.
Client: CapeTownMagazine.com: Human interest editorial feature on a local farmer living in Tamboerskloof.
Client: CapeTownMagazine.com wanted an article that would go viral, be evergreen in its longevity, hit targeted keywords, and be fun and audience appropriate. Results: The article got over 1.1k Facebook likes and over 400 shares. It was the most read article on the site for a few weeks.
Opinion piece on the Congo conflict: http://www.news24.com/MyNews24/The-Congo-conflict-crisis-20131204 Continue reading “News 24: Congo Mining Crisis”