Category : lockdown

27 May 2020

Blessed Balcony Blues

 Blues     In  Giovanni’s  Room,  James  Baldwin  says  “Perhaps  home  is  not  a  place  but  simply  an   irrevocable  condition”.  ‘Stay  at  home’  became  an  idea  of  momentary  and  ambiguous   existence.  I  found  comfort  outside  my  balcony,  I  experienced  warm  affections  without   touch,  through  a  wave  and […]

25 May 2020


[spacer height=”20px”] Covid-19 has affected us physically and mentally. One cannot ignore the reality of fear that comes with an invisible virus and the stressful life challenges that come with it. There is no doubt that lockdown and social distancing are essential efforts used by the government to curb the […]

25 May 2020

Moments & Sunsets

[spacer height=”20px”] The best moments in life come when the sun sets to reveal the stars – The Golden Hour.[spacer height=”20px”] [spacer height=”20px”] It is between the hours of slow-moving traffic, and thoughts of what is for dinner, that I come alive as I say my last goodbyes. [spacer height=”20px”] […]

25 May 2020

The Bond

[spacer height=”20px”] Home is not a place…it’s a feeling.         [spacer height=”20px”] What I love most about my home is whom I share it with, the bond I have with my nephews. I love how they are very different, but they all give me the same feeling, with them […]

22 May 2020

Home is what you make it

[spacer height=”20px”] With everything that is happening in the country. With the very first announcement of the lockdown. Most citizens ran home immediately. From shacks in Johannesburg to high end Kingdoms in the respective hometowns, from top of the range apartments to drizzly shacks and uncomfortable bunk beds that now […]