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5 tips to start a natural hair journey – Life as Leslin

When I met vlogger, Leslin Jones of Life as Leslin at a hair event in Cape Town, I  was naturally ...
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ByLungi’s 4C big chop story

Lungi was one of the first South African natural hair bloggers that I’d followed when I began my natural hair ...
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Natural hair chat: Amanda Cooke from Cape Town Curly

Proudly Capetonian, dedicated to her family, and committed to helping others return their hair to its natural state, Amanda Cooke ...
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VIDEO: Super defined curls – my wash and go routine

Before sharing the method I use to define my curls, I want to stress the importance of understanding that each ...
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Local hair products for naturals in South Africa

Sitting in my lounge with a cup of green tea and my feet up - I’m transported back to the ...
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WATCH: 3 ways to get natural volume in your hair

Follow my blog with Bloglovin "How did you get you hair that thick?" "What's your hair volume method?" "Which products ...
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Explore the world on a budget

3 lessons from wilderness camping at Cape Nature Reserve

Excited is an understatement. I couldn't wait for this trip. When my cousins, Sebastian and Jane asked me to join ...
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Road trip through the world’s longest Wine Route: Route 62

Grab some snacks, your camera, a buddy, and take a drive through Route 62. You won't be sorry. If you're looking for ...
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Abu Dhabi fast becoming luxe travellers’ hub

When I think of exploring the world, my first inclination is for uncovering scenic landscapes where there are often few ...
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Why travelling to Mauritius should be on your bucket list

“It’s the epitome of a tropical island paradise.” Dubbed heaven on earth by famed author and traveller, Ernest Hemingway, Mauritius ...
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The best route to hike up Table Mountain

Wow! What an amazing workout. For a minute, I didn’t think that I was going to make it. But I ...
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3 reasons to love India

India is awe-inspiring and life-changing. We planned our entire trip specifically to include Holi – The Festival of Colour. That ...
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How to make overnight oats in a jar

I eat oats for for breakfast everyday of the week. Sometimes I'll skip having oats over a weekend because I'm ...
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Guest Recipe: Coconut Fish Curry

My fragrant coconut fish curry recipe is incredibly easy to prepare. If you’re looking for something quick and healthy that’s ...
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8 of the best gym equipment for training at home

There's really no excuse to skip training if you have your own home-gym. When its raining or you don’t feel ...
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5 home workouts to boost your metabolism

We all have those days where we don’t feel like leaving the house to go to gym and of course ...
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Dinner Ideas: Easy Kidney Bean Pasta

One thing that I miss about having supper at home-home (where my family live) is that we'd take turns to ...
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Quick Summer smoothie bowl 100% Delicious

One thing I love more than food is travel. And when I'm exploring a new place, whether it's two hours ...
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It’s wonderful to have you here.

(Setting aside an already cold, half-filled mug of green tea)

Can you tell that I love writing? This blog – Be Whole, is jam-packed with articles, features, and reviews that I’ve written.

I’ve spent late nights and early mornings, fingering away at my keyboard to publish some of the posts that you’ll read here.

It’s not hard work at all, though.

Sometimes, I find myself spending a full-day writing – having breakfast for lunch and some green tea to replenish.

Sometimes I can hear my stomach growling, and then I think, “okay, let’s just finish this paragraph and then I’ll take a break.” But I don’t. I won’t stop writing when ideas are flowing.  Because there are days my friend, when they don’t.

I keep three notebooks. One for work, one to journal, and one for just in case an idea pops into my head and my phone happens to have died – it’s happened.

This is what I look like:

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Photo: Subject to change. Credit: Tonyshouz


I have a triple major, BA degree in Media and Writing, Film and Television Studies, and Gender Studies , as well as a Certificate in Copywriting for Online Marketing from the University of Cape Town.

Digital Portfolio

To view recommendations or hire me for a freelance project, pop over to my digital portfolio site where I’ve put together some examples of articles, online ads, product descriptions, newsletters, and social media content. This link will take you directly to the site: Let’s collaborate!


Industry experience with premium South African brands has equipped me with the know-how to produce convincing content.  I’m well acquainted with strict deadlines, and can alternate between compiling technical, creative, long-form or short form copy according to briefs. These are some of the brands I have written copy for, below:

24-com  seventeenblowfish_logo   clh    montagu-springs_logo_

gc    dolphin_beach_logo   embassy     ic    ah



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