My night in a tiny home 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 it 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.

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

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”

Waffles the Wonder Dog and life in lockdown: Green Route

My Balanced Oil has arrived. Hurrah. I’m sure there’s nothing wrong with taking the animal blend but obvs it’s better to take the human blend. Dylan from Cosmic Bazaar will no doubt agree. When my zero-waste parcel arrived, clad in brown paper (hurrah!) there was a gift inside. A small tub of Canna Salve, containing pain-relieving CBD. Thank you Cosmic Bazaar, beautiful people.

Pamela McOnie from Cape Town Eats shares her City Bowl: Green Route

Passionate about promoting Cape Town’s restaurants, Pamela McOne from Cape Town Eats lives in Oranjezicht with her sister where she explores neighbouring cafes

Mama Mickey’s soup kitchen in Khayelitsha needs our help: Green Route

Mama Mickey Linda’s soup kitchen is in a hemp building in Khayelitsha where she serves up nourishing meals to more than 250 people a day

Spekboom for carbon offset and a plan with an upcycled pallet garden: Green Route

The story of the spekboom and the upcycled pallet garden

Cosmic Bazaar offers GRZA 10 percent discount: Green Route

Relax with some eco-conscious online shopping and you’ll get discounts unique to Green Route ZA