Tagged with Security

✓Just do it?  I did it!

✓Just do it? I did it!

My goodness, you are beautiful Jozi!  At night, more than ever before.  Last night 10,000 of us took to the streets for the Nike Run Jozi 10km run.  It’s not just any old 10km race – it’s a night race.  In Joburg.  You know, that place that everyone says to never, ever go out in … Continue reading

✓Just do it

✓Just do it

As part of my ridiculously ambitious resolutions I promised myself that I would run 3 10km races.  Well, I’m all signed up for my first one! On 21 March, Human Rights Day here in SA, 10,000 runners will make history by taking back the streets by running the Nike 10km Run Jozi night race through the CBD.  Historically, … Continue reading

Home security in Joburg

You obviously have a heightened awareness of your security here in SA.  A lot of expats (and others) choose to live in a security village, which is a complex of accommodation which is fenced/walled in with security personnel often working on the gate 24 hours a day.  We didn’t want to live like that – … Continue reading

A good idea?

Every single time I’ve told someone that I’m moving to South Africa they seem so pleased for me, some even envious, until I tell them it’s Johannesburg that we are headed to.  Whilst before they knew it was Jozi  they could think of nothing better than the opportunity of upping sticks and moving to the sun, but now the expression … Continue reading