All posts tagged: Harare

Sumptuous Lunch at “The Mustard Seed”

We’ve been experiencing incessant, and much needed rainfall, on this side of the world for going on a month now. The novelty of spending the weekend huddled up indoors, sipping on tea and binging on my favourite shows is beyond old. I recently needed an excuse to leave the house and be bathed before 1:00pm on a Sunday, and lunch at The Mustard Seed provided that much needed (and very tasty) diversion.

Cheeky Sunday Breakfast at “Antique Rose”

Breakfast food is my favourite food and I don’t believe a cafe is worth its salt unless they serve breakfast ALL day. One of my favourite places to have a breakfast catch-up with friends in Harare is Antique Rose, off Golden Stairs Road in Emerald Hill. Their menu is sumptuous, the set-up is so cute and granny-chic and the owner Stacey Atwell is an absolute sweetheart (and rocks MAC’s Heroine like a bauws).

5 Indisputable Ways To Know You’re Experiencing a Zimbabwean Summer

I am writing this with every window in the room I’m currently occupying open, a glass of juice to my left (with fast disappearing ice-cubes swimming about on the surface) and a thin film of perspiration taking up residence across my entire body. In short, it’s hot! And with great heat comes great responsibility…and climatic cliches.┬áTo the uninitiated (or the initiated in need of a refresher – pun not intended, but still hilarious) this is a quick guide as to how you know you’re deep in the stronghold of a Zimbabwean Summer.