WOMYN

 

WOMYN WEDNESDAY. CELEBRATING WOMYN AROUND THE WORLD.

 

UPCLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH YOKOCOCO

“NOTHING ABOUT OUR STORY BEGAN IN A COMFORTABLE PLACE. WE WOULD LIKE WOMEN TO SEE THAT TRAVEL AND PERSONAL GOALS ARE POSSIBLE, EVEN WHEN YOU START FROM A SHIT PLACE OR YOU SIMPLY DON’T HAVE THE TIME.”   I FIRST CAME ACROSS ASHLEY AND BRITTNIE, THE FOUNDERS AND BADASS WOMYN …

BEYOND MY HIJAB: MALIHA ABIDI

I USED TO HATE ON SOCIAL MEDIA. I FOUND THAT IT BROUGHT OUT THE WORST OF PEOPLE, THAT IT WAS A SUPERFICIAL WORLD, A PLACE FOR PEOPLE TO HIDE BEHIND THEIR COMPUTERS AND BUILD UP THEIR EGOS. OK SURE, THERE’S STILL A LOT OF THAT, BUT THERE’S ALSO A LOT …

INTO EGYPT WITH AMAL EL MASLOUT

I TRIED SOMETHING DIFFERENT THIS WEEK AND DECIDED TO CONTACT AMAL ALTHOUGH WE HAD NEVER HAD ANY TYPE OF INTERACTION BEFORE BEYOND FOLLOWING AND LIKING HER IMAGES ON INSTAGRAM. I WASN’T SURE WHAT TO EXPECT, THIS COULD GO WELL OR REALLY SOUR, I THOUGHT. LUCKILY, IT WAS THE FORMER.   …

TO BE MALEBO

  IT ALL STARTED WITH A PHOTO. I MET MALEBO AT A PSYTRANCE PARTY IN CAPE TOWN CALLED JUNGALA. SHE CAME UP TO ME WITH HER PHONE AND SHOWED ME A PHOTO THAT SHE HAD TAKEN OF ME, TELLING ME THAT I LOOKED ‘TOO GOOD NOT TO SEE IT.’ FLATTERED, I …

A PORTRAIT OF TANYA WEEKES

I CONNECTED WITH BLOGGER, WEDDING AND PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER, TANYA WEEKES, ABOUT A MONTH AGO THROUGH INSTAGRAM. I LOVED HER PORTRAITS AND THE TRANQUILITY IN HER PHOTOS, THE SOFT TONES AND COLOURS THAT SHE CAPTURED SO EFFORTLESSLY. I WAS ALWAYS VERY INTRIGUED BY THE PHOTOS OF HERSELF, WHICH I LATER FOUND …