So, I met Piet in Knysna, South Africa. It was a slightly surreal time for me as I was on the hop from Jeffrey’s Bay (South Africa’s surfing mecca) and kind of in hiding from a fascinating but completely off the wall character – a tattoo artist from Cape Town who spelled TROUBLE., Read More

I’m being shown around a township by a local, a white speck in a black neighbourhood. Being greated with friendly smiles and nods, which made me feel slightly less like voyeuristic than this trip essentially is. It’s not a comfortable notion being shown around. It doesn’t sit well with me as an afternoon activity, Read More

It took me a while to get into the swing of things in South Africa. I wasn’t thrilled about spending my life behind bars, gates and memorising a million security codes. Just heading to an ATM can become an ordeal as you try and locate a secure one and watch your back for the, Read More

There’s nothing more relaxing and energising than drifting off with the sound of the ocean’s ferocious roar only metres away and a glorious full moon illuminating the sky. That’s where I am at as I type these words. I’ve come to escape the cities and hopefully get a little closer to the Xhosa people, an, Read More

What a time to visit South Africa… I’m not sure if you’ve heard but there’s this dude from here, called Oscar who may have accidentally shot his girlfriend four times on Valentine’s Day. So yeah #OscarTrial is playing on every TV screen and is featured in every newspaper, pretty much like the rest of, Read More