14/02/2018 ChandreBo

You can’t fight it. Valentine’s Day is everywhere. Whether you are single, dating or married there is no denying that people, restaurants and shops are telling you that something needs to happen. Be it buying lingerie, a meal, or cocktails for a single’s event.   If my husband actually brought me flowers on Valentine’s Day it would probably start snowing in Johannesburg in the February heat. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not that he isn’t romantic. In fact, in his case its quite the opposite. Which is why we don’t make a big deal about Valentine’s day. We never have….

30/03/2017 ChandreBo 1Comment

I got the opportunity to catch up with an old high school friend, and former dance classmate this week. Although the social call was a few years overdue, I drove to Pretoria to meet with Amore Meyer for more than just a cup of tea on a week-day afternoon. Amore is one of the top 100 semi-finalists for Mrs South Africa 2017. We haven’t been in close contact for a few years, but you get to know someone quite well when you’ve spent an hour long class focusing only on pirouettes. From school days she has been one of those women…

09/10/2016 ChandreBo 3Comment

  I wanted to kick off the first post of this blog with something fun. I’ve been living in Johannesburg for almost two years now, and moving here was a big adjustment. Before Johannesburg I lived in Hatfield for a number of years, which is basically a small town in Pretoria. Before that I lived in an actual small town. So to launch City Chronicles, in the year that Joburg turns 130, here are 10 really cool things about living in Johannesburg: We are living in a forest. A really big forest With over 10 million trees Joburg is the biggest man-made…