Tsek, Don’t Correct Me!

Recently on a post via the Vannie Kaap Facebook page, a South African ex-pat felt the need to correct me on an Afrikaans word...

Call it Krotoa

Looking at the current protests, economic hardship, racial tensions and increased Cape gang violence; I am sure the last thing we as Capetonians were...

It’s mos my culture

As a 20 year old girl that’s been at university for well over three years now, one would think that I am used to...

When EFF Woke up ANC’s Sleeping Beauty

We are pretty sure that whichever country one may travel to, it would be bad etiquette to fall asleep in the midst of a...

From masekind to maseslave

How many of us feel like we were born into slavery? No really. It’s like the day you were born, your mother looked at...

My beloved stoep

I live opposite a corner shop. I used to love this fact, because I got to see all my friends in the neighbourhood at some...

Don’t Talk to me About Staggie

Growing up in the concrete jungle of Manenberg, it was pretty hard to find heroes worth looking up to. If there was an overriding...

Is julle’ran spoeke?

Ghosting?......is julle'ran SPOEKE! I was chatting to this guy. I met him on the Tin, Tinder mos. Don’t pretend that you don’t know, single of...

Lekker single

I’m seriously so fed up with people wanting to know why I am single, or when I plan on getting a man. Firstly, I can’t...

The Battle Over Bobotie

Let me start by calming some nerves, in stating that this is not an attempt to decolonise anything. I am not writing this while...

Why I don’t drive

My son was studying for his learners licence and it got me thinking about the driving instructor I had all those years ago when...

Sometimes, Gangsterism is the Norm

Cape Flats residents paint a complex picture of the causes of gang violence According to government, drug use, alcohol abuse and unemployment are prime drivers...

10 Things Mandela Said, That Zuma Completely Ignored.

Nelson Mandela was no ordinary man, and no ordinary man would disagree with that fact. We know that through his life we saw true...

Coloureds are Lazy

Retail giant Pick n Pay is in trouble again, after a human resources officer was accused of calling coloured people lazy. Shareef Carlse was...

Our taanies and their tupperware

A mother’s love is so warm and tender. She gives you all the love and care you need...until you lose her Tupperware. Then it’s...

If Trump Wins, We’re Moving

Leading up to the Presidential U.S. elections, there were many Hollywood celebs who spoke openly of their disdain for Donald Trump. Here are a...