Down(load) With the Sickness Pt. 1

There are a few things that I used to enjoy in South Africa that I’ve not quite cracked here yet. I enjoyed my mates, my residence, and my drink. Although I’ve yet to find a UK equivalent for these, I had finally found activities that seemed to surpass one of my other favourite South African … Continue reading Down(load) With the Sickness Pt. 1

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Down(load) With the Sickness Pt. 2

I exited the tent and came across a whole bunch of people facing an open field. At Download, I had learned quickly, this could mean anything.

London Calling

A number of patriotic South African events had lined up, including the Twickenham Sevens and some local touring bands. I was moer keen.

A Spring Clean for the May Queen

Beltane Fire Festival. This is meant to be an ancient Gaelic festival marking the start of Summer, brought together by fire, drama, and hippies all on a hill.

Floating in the Most Peculiar Way

There have not been too many deborturous stories, but I suppose it was day one of the trip. Word to the wise: even if the airline you fly allows you a generous 30kg of luggage, do not tell this to your family. I am currently carting a gift mixture of cigarettes, Ghostpops, easter eggs, Zambuk, … Continue reading Floating in the Most Peculiar Way