Time to Get LOKOH!

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LOKOH is a collective with a vision to empower the community through alternative gatherings, platforms and workshops – all in unique ways. Born in Cape Town early last year, LOKOH aims to experiment with different ways of bringing people together to connect! Inspired by various movements around the world and local influencers, LOKOH hopes to bring something different to the table. The first LOKOH Awakenings have launched in Cape Town with the aim to provide platforms for young creatives, subject experts, healers, foodies and the like to showcase their offering! Awakenings…

Attending a Wedding Sober – a Survival Guide for Girls and Guys

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Romance, commitment, dedication, love, adoration. Some of the words that might be used to describe the union of man and wife on their special wedding day. For others, however, words that are conjured up during these events might also include drunk, wasted, inebriated, smashed, trolleyed, badgered, splattered or my personal favourite – cabbaged. It’s no secret that weddings are a lot of fun, maybe too much fun, and tend to get out of hand with open bars and champers flowing more abundantly than H2O (this is definitely a thing). But…

Fighting for My Place

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By Machteld Jurriaans Okay, here we go. Tonight I have to be social again. The scenario that follows is always the same, and grows more tiresome each time. Sally: “Come on Mags, can’t you make an exception for tonight? It’s my [insert birthday/ farewell/ I’m not pregnant-party/ spirit animal day]! Come on, I’ll pour you some punch.” As an amateur boxer my schedules of work and social life are based around the gym and my training. I am also female and 26. Being a female fighter in the Millenial age…

A Proudly South African Sunrise

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The sky is bursting with lavender and blood orange, the birds are stirring, the air is fresh and cool, and I find myself totally lost. And although I’d love to say I have lost myself in the blissful beauty of this stellar morning, instead I am just lost…in the middle of Melrose, trying to find the location of the next Secret Sunrise event, which is turning out to be a bigger secret than I anticipated. With Google Maps sending me to opposite corners of this earth I am driving around…