Enhance your natural beauty

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10 Natural Hair Shampoos under R100 in South Africa

Just when you thought, you were winning by sticking to your natural hair journey, the rapid increase in the price ...
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Pure Beginnings: Natural Deodorant & Toothpaste Review + GIVEAWAY

It's all about the ingredients list. Am I right? Gone are the days where we bought products that made us ...
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Current Favourite Natural Hair Care Products – 2018

When I started my natural hair journey, I turned into a product junkie. Back then, it was difficult to find ...
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DIY: Avocado, Olive Oil and Banana Hair Mask

Would you say that it’s difficult to find a hair mask that really works? I’ve tried a bunch of different ...
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Watch: How I treated my acne

Why are we so obsessed with having clear skin? Skin experts tell us that clear skin is beautiful, clean, and ...
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REVIEW: Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Braid Refresher

There's a new addition to Dark and Lovely's Au Naturale Range. Formulated with Jojoba Oil and Peppermint oil, this new ...
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Explore the world on a budget

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GIVEAWAY! Win a night for TWO at Dolphin Beach Hotel

Do you need a break? Everyone should get to take a little break away from their routine once in a ...
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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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How to maintain clear adult braces + giveaway!

Did you know that having oral health issues can affect the rest of your body? Forgetting to brush your teeth ...
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WATCH: My experience as a pescatarian

Adopting a pescatarian diet has made a big difference to how I lead the rest of my life. I'd say ...
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6 primal movements to keep you going this winter

Movement symbolizes life. It's at the core of our early growth and development and remains the central theme throughout our ...
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Can a gluten free diet really improve my health?

If you ever feel bloated, tired or need to go to the loo after having a few slices of bread, ...
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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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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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