Author: Melissa Da Costa

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Processing Grief in a Pandemic

Processing Grief in a Pandemic

I had a great new job lined up overseas. My suitcases were packed, the tickets and accommodation had all been settled and I was ready to go. Then my [...]
On a Scale From 1-10, How Sick Are You of Zoom?

On a Scale From 1-10, How Sick Are You of Zoom?

We've been covering a lot of quarantine-related content lately. If you've kept up, you'll already have seen articles about how lockdown has negative [...]
Introducing: Post-Pandemic Sport

Introducing: Post-Pandemic Sport

As South Africa slips deeper and deeper into the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries around the world are starting to recover. People are going back t [...]
Conspiracies, Misinformation– and the  Spread of the Infodemic

Conspiracies, Misinformation– and the Spread of the Infodemic

There's no shame in admitting that we love a conspiracy theory. They make great dinner table conversation, and provide us with some drama or a chuck [...]
Quarantine and Chill: How People Everywhere Are Keeping Lockdown Steamy

Quarantine and Chill: How People Everywhere Are Keeping Lockdown Steamy

We may be stuck indoors due to an apocalyptic pandemic that's reshaped every aspect of our lives, but sex still sells. For many, the landscapes of s [...]
‘Never Have I Ever’ is Exactly What Teen Rom-Coms Should be in 2020

‘Never Have I Ever’ is Exactly What Teen Rom-Coms Should be in 2020

There's something so satisfying and heart-warming about a high-school rom-com, and Netflix seldom leaves us without one for very long. Not long afte [...]
It’s Time to Get Excited About 2020’s Dune

It’s Time to Get Excited About 2020’s Dune

In December 2020, Warner Bro's is scheduled to release one of the most highly-anticipated films of the year. The novel on which it's based helped bu [...]
Lockdown Might Just be the Push You Need to Finally Reach Your Fitness Goals

Lockdown Might Just be the Push You Need to Finally Reach Your Fitness Goals

This post was written in partnership with German Health Store. Keep your eyes on our social media for details about our upcoming giveaway! Af [...]
Face It: We All Suck At Flirting

Face It: We All Suck At Flirting

Ever since the playground days we've been told that boys tease girls they like. When we get too old for hair pulling and meet someone we're attracte [...]
Sushi, Runs, Malls And Lockdown Level 4

Sushi, Runs, Malls And Lockdown Level 4

I'd recommend as a rule of thumb, whether you're shopping for those winter clothes we're allowed to buy now, walking your dog on the Promenade, or at [...]
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