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.

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.

Author and urban farmer Jane Griffiths savours the sounds of silence in Jozi: Green Route

I catch up with author and urban farmer Jane Griffiths, who lives in a 114-year-old house in Auckland Park, Johannesburg

Eco-printing artist Kristen McClarty captures nature in Kommetjie: Green Route

In this week’s Lockdown Life I catch up with eco-printing artist Kristen McClarty, who lives in Kommetjie, Cape Town.

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 …

Take a bite out of these just-baked scones at The Scone Shack near Cape Point: Green Route

The Scone Shack is top of my pops and a new discovery, The Pink Geranium, is a brand-new entry into the Scone Route. We stopped in to look at the gardens and discovered there were scones in the oven and they were coming out in two minutes

Pat Featherstone is the heart and soul of Soil for Life: Green Route

Pat Featherstone, the founder of Soil for Life, talks about her wild and free childhood surrounded by women who grew food, her love of teaching and a world filled with home gardeners.