Let’s Go Camping

Sleeping bag…check Tent…check Fire apparatus…check Wine…check and double check Firstly, I would like to say, this wasn’t my idea. As much as I’m all for new experiences, this is not a new experience. We’ve been camping before and if I recall correctly (and I do) we hated every moment of it. On the other hand,…

Mountain biking for Newbies

When I think of bicycles, I think of neat paths and sun flowers or small towns, rolling hills and a packed picnic in the basket on the front. So, when my boyfriend took up mountain biking, I just watched and listened mostly in confusion. Not long after that, one of my besties decided to take…

Hey China, take pik cha?

News24 Reader Hitekani Mbatsana was baffled to find locals turning their cameras on her as the tourist, during her recent visit to China. via Hey China, take pik cha?.  

THE SAW

I tightly wrap my scarf around my neck as I wait to head off to work. A tall man slides into the seat next to me and carefully places his tool box at his feet. Seemingly, his toolbox is not able to accommodate all of his tools and so he gently places his saw against…

Girls Who Fight Fires Kick Ass

I recently completed a “Fire fighting and Fire prevention” course. Yep, I bet you didn’t see that one coming. I now know: the classification of fires and the appropriate extinguishing agents for each; the best way to contain a fire; how to roll out a fire hose, connect and operate the different nozzles to the…