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Emergency Survival Kit Check List

Life could be uncertain. One moment, you can be watching your favourite Netflix show and the next you could be in a real-life episode of war of the worlds. […]

Terracotta Pot Fridge – Who Needs Eskom?

A pot-in-pot refrigerator, clay pot cooler, a Zeer pot, or as it is more commonly known, a Terracotta pot fridge is an evaporative cooling refrigeration device that does not use […]

Rice Paper Vegan Bacon Recipe

I Woke up this morning and decided, you know what – the world needs more chaos. Embrace that chaotic energy and let’s try out that rice paper fake vegan […]

A Letter To My Younger Self

Forgive yourself for not knowing what you didn’t know before you learned it. This is a phrase that is on repeat in my mind. This is a letter to […]

Jerry Lewis Meets Batman and Robin

It’s somewhat difficult to believe today, but comedian and movie star Jerry Lewis headlined his own DC comic book for about twenty years, the first half-dozen in conjunction with […]

The Beauty of Different Deities

Throughout our recorded history, we can account for roughly 8 000 to 12 000 gods and goddesses who have been worshipped in different civilizations. Anthropologists however estimate that the […]

Catch a Break, Watch These Short Films

Sometimes you need to switch off from the busy world that is filled with so much sound pollution. Your neighbours screaming, the cars speeding past your house or the […]

The Story Of Us

S H O R T S T O R Y “This is the story of humanity and theessence to pursue happiness”― written by: Shaun Zietsman P A R T […]

The Penis: It’s More Complicated Than it Looks.

do guys ejaculate? What do testicles actually do besides just awkwardly sitting there? And, are there any parts of a penis that are more sensitive than others? Male genitalia might seem self-explanatory, but there’s a lot hidden under the surface that affects a guy’s health and sexual functioning.

Why do we associate dogs with sticks?

Anyone alive today has two associations, regardless of their age, their race, their geographical location. That is that Cats are associated with mice. Dogs are associated with sticks. Now […]

The Bajau People – Gypsies of The Sea

Indonesia has vast territorial waters with unlimited underwater natural resources. Well, the vast territory of Indonesian waters, turned out to be used by a tribe whose daily life is […]

Pride Month: LGBTQIA+ in South Africa

Growing up in South Africa, I never really realised, until much later in my life, just how powerful and resilient the LGBTQIA+ community of South Africa was and still […]

Review: Bok Se Bosvark Oondjie

Recently I received the most thoughtful gift from my eldest brother. Its dubbed the “Bosvark Oondjie”. A convenient way of making food and baking delicious bread on open coals […]

The Word F*ck.

Fuck is one of the most varying and interchangeable words that exist in the English language (and probably ALL languages as well). It’s also known as the F-word and […]

50 Reasons Why a Woman Needs a Man.

Traditionally men have always been the breadwinners, they go out in the morning and come back at night and bring the ‘bacon’ home daily. Women would stay home, manage […]

Sex, Gender and Sexuality

We live in a society, that has such a broad variety of individuals that it can sometimes be intimidating or simply out-right exhausting to understand all the new terminologies […]

The Octopus: An Alien Among Us

Octopuses have been inspirations for monsters throughout our history. Ever heard the term “RELEASE THE KRAKEN!” The Kraken is a legendary sea monster of gigantic size and cephalopod-like appearance […]

Do You Struggle With Earworms?

Earworms or ‘involuntary musical imagery’ is a common phenomenon where songs involuntarily get stuck in your mind. This means that songs might end up just endlessly playing on repeat […]

The Caretaker

I think I met God last night in my dreams, but God was just a man. He wasn’t special in any way, he was merely doing a special task. […]

How to Make Basil-Infused Salt

I’ve been growing basil in my little garden for months. Through severe rain and extreme sun, my little seedlings grew up into nice big bunches of basil ready to […]

Mr Hypocrite – A Poem By Werno

Talented Musician, Artist and so much more. Werno is multi-talented and stands up for what is right in the world. Living his best life while telling stories through his […]

The Life of Tiny Houses

Tiny houses have been around for a while but lately, more and more people are getting into it. With shows like Tiny House Nation on Netflix, people have been […]

Upcoming Talent: John Thwala

Browsing my Instagram feed I found a fascinating profile from South Africa. John Thwala is a fashion designer student and amateur artist. His profile overflows with talent and charisma. […]

Comic Warehouse – Bedfordview

Recently I went on a trip to the famous Comic Warehouse situated on North Reef Road Bedfordview, Johannesburg. Definitely, the place to be if you enjoy good food, good […]

Profile: Meet Diaan Grobler

If you live in South Africa, the chances are very likely that you have seen his face or one of his funny videos on TikTok or Instagram. Diaan Grobler […]

Boys with Plants

The irresistible pulchritude of combining plants and boys can be a very pleasing way to pass the time on those rainy days. This Instagram account provides JUST THAT for […]

Let People Enjoy Things

I hate when people are happy about something mainstream and there’s always that person that just have to say something about how they don’t like it or get the […]

Star-Shaped Sand of Okinawa

Thinking about grains of sand as stars in the sky is a common way of trying to visualize the enormity of the universe. But at a few beaches in […]

Creative Ways To Say No To A Date.

We’ve all been here before, someone invites you out on a date and you do not know how to say no. Or perhaps a creepy person is harassing you […]

Animal Cuteness Overload!

Below is a thread of some cuteness overload through Animals! Perfect for when you are feeling low and needing a bit of a pick-me-upper moment or two. Thank you […]

Meet Robert the Haunted Doll.

The Story Behind one of the World’s Most Terrifying Haunted Doll. Science tells us dolls are just another kind of inanimate object created with plastic or some form of […]

When The Baby Is Left Alone With Dad.

The quote ‘with great power comes great responsibility’ is best to describe the role of a dad. He is many times the head of the household or the main […]

My 15 Minute Red Chilli Sauce Recipe

My 15 Minute Red Chilli Sauce Recipe Red Chilli Sauce makes a great dip or accompaniments for many dishes. This homemade version has so much flavour that store-bought and […]

MOVIE TIME: Watch ‘Dinner for one’

Every Year we hail in a new year with champagne and shooters, fireworks, and loud cheering for the countdown with strangers you probably never going to see again, living […]

The Story of Santa Claus

“He sees when you are sleeping, he knows when you’re awake. He knows when you’ve been bad, or good. So be good, for goodness sake…” If you live in […]

Gryla, Iceland’s Christmas Witch

Meet Gryla, Iceland’s gruesome cannibal Christmas witch, or the fearsome fairy tale ogre that keeps Icelandic kids toeing the line during the holidays. You might be well caught up […]

The Welsh Tradition of Mari Lwyd

The Skeletal Welsh Horse You Must Beat in a Battle of Rhymes. Have you ever heard the story about the ‘The Welsh Tradition of Mari Lwyd?’ It is a […]

About Me

Hi, I’m Lillie. Previously a magazine editor, I became a full-time mother and freelance writer in 2017. When I’m not spending time with my wonderful kids and husband, I love writing about my fascination with food, adventure, and living a healthy and organized life! Read more

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