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An Official Welcome

Sadly, the pictures I took refuse to upload. Just use your imagination I guess… I’ll try to fix it! Sheesh…

Today we, the international and exchange students, were welcomed to UJ officially (hence the title of this post)!   419 more words

Study Abroad

The Turquoise Scarf Weekend Diary

السلام عليكم و رحمةالله و بركاته

Welcome to the Weekend Diary

Keeping you updated with events taking place around Johannesburg so you’ll always have something to look forward to doing with friends & family. 99 more words


Weekly Ginger Bites

It’s been a fairly quiet week here at TGC base for a change, although I have been working flat out! Juggling work, housework and a myriad of other things is taking up a lot of time, for some reason this time feels a lot tougher than usual! 178 more words

The Ginger Creative

Chef David Higgs - a whole lot more than a talented chef

Eating at Five Hundred at the Saxon is the ultimate gourmet experience. From the beautifully set tables to the impeccable service (my handbag even got its own seat!) and, of course, the skillfully composed meals with excellent wine pairing. 514 more words

South Africa

Quick Classic Scones Recipe

I had a happy “kuier” (visit) with some good friends yesterday, and even though I knew they were coming I didn’t think to make something yummy until they got here. 366 more words


A thousand miles between us

I was in Johannesburg Airport waiting for my Dad to arrive, and a brass band started playing. Since then I’ve craved songs with brass. As a result I’ve started listening to Beirut again- this is my favourite right now:



Jo'burg....what a bittersweet ride

Most people I meet outside of the city always ask me one question…. “Isn’t it dangerous?” And honestly, I answer yes. No point in sugar-coating things. 246 more words

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