My chapter is called Winging it in West Africa, an account of being an expectant-and-then-new mother in Lagos and trying to circumnavigate tropical diseases (a phase of shoe licking did nothing to quell my anxiety), field ‘helpful’ parenting tips from our steward Augustine and assess the perils of being pregnant in a Lagos traffic jam. The complete Knocked up Abroad Again anthology is now available as both an e-book and paperback on and

What’s on in Jo’burg Reviews

*    Bounce    *      Croc City     *       Cullinan Diamond Mine        *

*          Design Joburg 2017     *  Escape Room    *  Liliesleaf   *

*    Paint Nite   *     Play at Height     *

Whatiftheworld and Southern Guild Galleries Rosebank   *   World of Beer   *

Theatre and Music Reviews:

*     Snow White – The Ballet    *    Splash! The Water Circus    *    Calling Me Home    *

*  My name is Asher Lev   *   The Play that Goes Wrong   *   Annie   *

*   Andre the Hilarious Hypnotist   *    Tori Amos   *  Slava’s Snow Show   *

*   Swan Lake on Ice   *   Constellations   *  Matthew Mole   *

*   A Load of Bull   *   Ruby Wax   *  Sleeping Beauty on Ice   *

Guest Posts and other Articles I’ve contributed to:

I featured as blog of the month on

I wrote about the expat Facebook groups I run on Joburg Expat

On Matador Network I contributed to these articles:

8 Expat Moms share their Funniest Stories of Raising Kids in a Foreign Country

6 Expat Women Share Experiences Living in Muslim Countries

10 Expat Moms share stories of Breastfeeding Abroad

4 Women share Stories of Visiting Mosques as Non-Muslims 

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