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!
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
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
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
Exploring hobbies is fun. I’ve recently started baking for income, not just to consume at home. It’s a lot of pressure to get that cupcake baked well, or to get the right frosting consistency, but at the end of it all there’s so much satisfaction. I think I’m really enjoying the prospect of turning this…… Continue reading Confectionery goodness
Hello everybody. I can’t believe it’s been a month since I last wrote; where does the time go?? Oh happy day My husband and I finally made our long anticipated trip to the coast at the beginning of May. Accommodation in the coastal town of Swakopmund is hard to come by especially during public…… Continue reading A long awaited trip
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