How do we stay real in an unreal world?

Today we live in a world where robots are slowly taking over our jobs and artificial intelligence knows more about us than our own mothers do. We spend more time looking at our Instagram feeds than we do our loved ones and there are more pictures of people's breakfasts online than there are of Niel …

Life update, new experiences and Bo-Kaap strolls

It's been a while since I've rambled on here. So, I thought a little life update was in order. Forgive me if you're not one for hearing about the details of someone else's life, but I love reading these kinds of posts, so I thought I'd give one a go. Since we last chatted, I …

Niomi Smart’s Mexican chili bowl on Valentine’s Day

  Whether you've endured love, friendship, a heartbreak or a toothache this Valentine's Day, I hope that everybody had a wonderful day. Valentine's day is one of my favorite celebrations. Not because of large capitalist corporations claiming that "their R4000 Spa package is the best way to show you care this Valentine's Day", but because …