The Monkey Nuts in Windhoek!

Last Friday night my husband and I had the extreme pleasure of attending a Monkey Nuts show at the Goethe-Institut in Windhoek. The Monkey Nuts are a Zimbabwean hip-hop band with “[a]n imposing energy of sounds, personified by elements of electronic/digital, African, rock and hip hop tones…”. They’re great at what they do and they…… Continue reading The Monkey Nuts in Windhoek!

Our Communities: Windhoek City Market

The Windhoek City Market is the only regular social event I’ve attended so far in this fairly quiet city and I’ve really enjoyed its vibe. It’s a food, wine and crafts market and it’s held every 3rd Friday at a place called The Village in Eros, Windhoek. My camera isn’t great but I’d like to share with you…… Continue reading Our Communities: Windhoek City Market

Our Communities: An Oshiwambo wedding in Ondangwa, Namibia

A few weekends ago my husband, Ashton, and I drove some 700km north of Windhoek to a small town in northern Namibia called Ondangwa. The occasion was a wedding; a workmate of Ashton’s was getting married and Ashton was in the bridal party. We would have loved to turn the trip into something of an…… Continue reading Our Communities: An Oshiwambo wedding in Ondangwa, Namibia

Our Communities: Katutura, Namibia

A few weeks ago on a chilly winter morning, I had the pleasure and privilege of joining a team that had volunteered to assist a local community in a township called Katutura. The assistance was in the form of playing games with the local children, distributing donated food and snacks, selling clothes at below bargain…… Continue reading Our Communities: Katutura, Namibia

Walking down Namibia’s memory lane

Today I’d like to share with you the little that I gathered of Namibia’s history at the Independence Memorial Museum in Windhoek, Namibia. It’s a sobering piece. The Independence Memorial Museum, Windhoek, Namibia The Republic of Namibia is a beautiful country in the South-West of the continent of Africa. The world’s oldest desert, the Namib…… Continue reading Walking down Namibia’s memory lane