Berry things: smoothies edition

Hello! Today The African Thyme Blog is launching the food and drinks section of the blog. Where we will be bringing you recipes that we enjoy and are (of course) easy to make. Disclaimer: As a full time student, time is always a constraint and therefore anything I post will be super quick and easy….

5 Ingredients Body Scrub

Ingredients one lemon 1/3 sugar ( brown preferably) 1/4 Oats a Dash of cinnamon  Two full spoons of solidified coconut oil. This will make your skin feel like a baby. A newborn baby, to be precise. The oats and sugar compliment each other in terms of texture. Oats are an anti-oxidant that helps repair skin…

Markets & Friends

The I heart market is an eventful experience if you are in Durban, South Africa (my home city). It is predominantly a food and craft market so arrive hungry and be ready to buy cute things. I love the concept of markets because it just brings small businesses and locals together and thus its a…

Celebrations: A Birthday at The Summit Skybar

There is something magical about a birthday: It is another year gone therefore there is more to be grateful for, more knowledge gained and more you will still learn. I had the pleasure to celebrate a friend’s birthday on Saturday at Summit Grill and Skybar in Menlyn, Pretoria. A bit of a restaurant review (although,…

The necessary/:Social Media Break.

Often one can feel overwhelmed, a building fear of anxiety and not spending enough time in the real world due to the excessive demands and the consuming nature of the digital world that sometimes, you just need to pause and take a break. And it is okay to do so. I am not a major…