Jozi Food Whore

One short food & travel whore, one long adventure

Category: Diary

Things We Lost in the Fire

A COVID-19 Diary Entry Thoughts from an overwhelmed person     One day a few months ago, someone tweeted something along the lines of (recalling from memory) ‘Yes, the things that are happening in 2020 with the virus are absolutely terrible, but be honest, is this the worst year you’ve […]

A Life of Isolation

In Pursuit Of… Thoughts from a loner type   If I’m being honest, I’m in full blown panic mode. Today is better, but in recent weeks, I’ve experienced a growing internal hum that has made functioning and adulting difficult. Still. Today is better.   I am in no way saying […]

New Year, Same Me

  Recently, while trying to chill out from a particularly stressful work day, I was just talking talking talking to Tall Dark & Handsome aka Travel Gigolo.  A stream of consciousness. My way of unwinding, I guess. He listened patiently. I spoke mostly about our recent trip, and how we […]

A Whore By Any Other Name …

  The origin story of the name Jozi Food Whore is a short one! Since I’ve been asked countless times, I thought I’d post on it.   As someone who values food, coming from a less-than-privileged background, I have never been a fan of wastage. When I started a social […]

The Rat Race and Why Adulting Sucks

  You might recall from an older blog piece on an epic road trip through Namibia how I came back totally shook, not having realised how much I needed a holiday until I was back from the holiday and had to return to work mode.         But […]