Growing tiny homes in South Africa: Green Route

The PanGoPod is a go-anywhere tiny home and when I was writing a story about tiny homes in South Africa Dr Pete Laver, the creator of the PanGoPod invited me to try out the PanGoPod for a night. Finally, I would see for myself what tiny house living was like

Catching up in the south: Green Route

A year since lockdown in SA. And time to catch up and post some photos of green spaces and places in and around Cape Town.

Claire Erasmus from Urban Foxglove shares her essentials in Obs: Green Route

Urban Foxglove Garden Design and Essentially Obs Co-op have teamed up to bring you a combination of specialty indoor and edible plants and a new space to showcase the behind the scenes of the already existing creative and multi-skilled Obs community.

Carmen Life breathes energy into Essentially Obs pop-up co-op: Green Route

In this week’s Lockdown Life I chat to Carmen Life, one of four women from the neighbourhood who have opened a co-op in Obs

Window shopping local design in Kalk Bay: Green Route

I love the boutiques in Kalk Bay, especially Catacombes. Take a peek at some of my favourite shops along the Main Road. Jane Valken is another boutique selling dreamy designs. I didn’t go inside Saint Siena this time but how pretty is the aloe. GRZA PROMO DISCOUNT WITH COSMIC BAZAAR – 10% OFF To buy the Canna OilContinue reading “Window shopping local design in Kalk Bay: Green Route”

My new appreciation for meandering in Muizenberg and Kalk Bay: Green Route

I took these photos under lockdown Level 5 and 4. I wanted to capture the empty streets of Muizenberg and the store fronts in Kalk Bay.

Learn how to grow cannabis at home: Green Route

I chat to the founder of Grow Sisters ZA, Jenni, about cannabis cultivation and the workshop she’ll be running at Soil for Life in Constantia

The Easy Peasy guide to growing your own food: Green Route

We are living in very strange times. Drought, fires, load shedding, ice floes, unemployment, coronavirus. 2020 isn’t looking like a very good year but there are signs of positive growth because urban gardening is trending in the wake of the worldwide Covid-19 lockdown. I’ve been in lockdown since February 28. This was the day thatContinue reading “The Easy Peasy guide to growing your own food: Green Route”