Semester one round-up | Student Life

This is the last video I produced for the first semester of my first year at university. Check it out and share it with your friends!



The Fall | a play not to be missed!

The fall poster

Firstly, it is on for 5 more days!!! Go get your ticket NOW!!!

Secondly, I went to see The Fall the evening before Youth Day. So, I was already in the realm of feels. From the warning at the beginning to the final black out, I loved every minute of the production and was so engrossed in the action on stage! There isn’t much on the stage in terms of props (three table only, in fact) but the actors utilize everything and their own bodies so perfectly it never detracts from the moving stories that they share.  Continue reading “The Fall | a play not to be missed!”

The Child Is Not Dead x Mbali Vilakazi

Image from 2016 #FeesMustFall protest courtesy of Thaphelo Masebe. |

“The child is not dead, neither at Langa nor at Nyanga nor at Orlando nor at Sharpeville nor at the police station in Philippi where he lies with a bullet in his head.” — Ingrid Jonker

Image from 2016 #FeesMustFall protest courtesy of Thaphelo Masebe. |

It was the worst thing to happen to you.

You curled up for what seemed like months. You went back to work a little too soon. You lost your job. You drank. Got divorced. Left the city. You lost your home. Lost your mind.

And, after:   The grown men with big guns in uniform, the men who gunned them down.
And, after:   All the things you imagined for your children, things they would never have,                       things they would never be.
And, after:   The things you wish you had done differently. Continue reading “The Child Is Not Dead x Mbali Vilakazi”

Week 3 of Student Life

In this video I talk a little about stress and academic workload, the differences I have noticed between high school and university teaching, people and my introvertedness, and my adjustment to being in a catered residence as opposed to being in a self-catering unit as I had applied for (thanks UCT – NOT!).

Viwe goes to school.

Hey Rainbow Family!

I hope you didn’t miss me too much! Finally, you can see what I’ve been up to… the break wasn’t all bad 🙂 In fact there was a lot of positive things that happened and I am dying to share all of them with you!

For now: watch, subscribe and share! Pretty please, with rainbow sprinkles on top! 🙂

Go watch my video journal: Student Life Week #1