The Rands Lifestyle Space Experience

It’s a cloudy and sunny Cape Town on a Sunday afternoon at the Claremont taxi rank and we are looking for a taxi to Khayelitsha. I am with Chiyedza and Ryan who are two University of Cape Town international students from Zimbabwe and America, respectively. It is our first time commuting to Khayelitsha via taxi,…

Royal Wedding Weekend Fever

      19 May 2018, is the day that the whole of the town of Windsor, England will be on halt celebrating the union of US actor Meghan Markle and Britain’s Prince Harry. The couple was spotted Thursday afternoon for the pre-wedding welcome tea with Queen Elizabeth II. The bride’s mom and friends were…

The Evolution of Maxhosa Experience

  On the 22nd of March 2018, Maxhosa by Laduma showcased their autumn/ winter range for 2018 at the Africa Fashion International Cape Town Fashion Week. In this exhibition, Laduma collaborates with his sister Tina Ngxokolo to create the Atelier collection. I attended the pre-drinks hosted at Merchants on Long before the showcase. At this…

Queer film back in cinemas despite challenges

    As of the 9th of March, the internationally acclaimed film, Inxeba (The Wound), is back in cinemas after being reclassified to a rating of X18 (explicit sex) by The Film and Publication Board’s Appeal Tribunal which resulted in it being pulled from mainstream cinemas. Prior to the reclassification, the movie’s debut met protest…