Covid-compliant coffee time and windswept beaches: Green Route

Loving local bakers and makers in the south

Manuela Wall grows a better future with her upcycled planters: Green Route

I catch up with Manuela Wall, the founder of Growbag, a small business in Cape Town that upcycles discarded advertising billboard material into eye-catching and eco-conscious planters.

Conscious conversations with UCT student Stella Hertantyo about life in lockdown: Green Route

Life after lockdown: I hope that we will have a renewed sense of what is most important in life and how little we need in order to be content, a greater sense of community, an empathetic and active citizenry, and a deep understanding that we should never take what we have for granted.

Diving into the deep with Aaniyah Omardien, founder of non-profit The Beach Co-op: Green Route

In this week’s Lockdown Life I catch up with Aaniyah Omardien, water wonderer and founder of eco-NPC The Beach Co-op in Cape Town.

Jackie May from Twyg shares her eco-consciously stylish Cape Town: Green Route

I catch up with super-stylish Jackie May, founder of NPO Twyg

The story of the chocolate, the dogs and chaos in the night by Tanya Farber: Green Route

This is not an age-restricted story, but it should be. There is no sex, violence or drugs (unless you consider chocolate a drug, because it features very prominently in this story). There is some bad language but I’ll spare you that part …

Joy’s Faithjuice is the cutest juice bar in Cape Town: Green Route

In this week’s Lockdown Life I chat to Joy-Anne Bromilow, the owner of Faithjuice in Noordhoek. Our sons were at Westerford together and I’ve been visiting Joy’s little juice bar for years.

Garth the Cape Town Vegan on slowing down and rekindling creativity: Green Route

In this week’s Lockdown Life I chat to Garth Tavares, AKA The Cape Town Vegan.