I've been on holiday at the beach for 5 glorious days now and going away always makes me realise that I work way too hard and take things much too seriously. It's important to take it easy, go for long walks, eat good food (like fresh smoked fish), play board games even though you suck at them and spend as much time with friends and family.…
If you frequent my posts here on Tech Girl (which you totally should, by the way, I'm pretty damn awesome) then you're probably already sick and tired of reading about me harping on about how much I love gaming and how I've been gaming since I was a child. And that's okay, really, this is a safe space... And you know what, I don't even blame…
I was meant to be on a Nike run this morning for women's day. This post would have likely been considerably different but I got sucked into the work cycle and it now means that rather than sharing my endorphin filled running high with you I'm going to share some inspiring women that Nike has partnered up with to promote their latest offering: the Nike Air…
Leading up to the Valkyrie Challenge, the photographer we usually use for Esports events announced that he actually had a personal life and had a holiday planned (I know, so selfish right?). PANIC. With less than two weeks to go where would we find a photographer who would deliver? Enter Tapsnapp Tapsnapp is a South African start up I'd heard about from a top local blogger.…
A few weeks ago you'll remember I shared with you about the Valkyrie Challenge. Here's a quick recap for you: I think that, in order to grow South African Esports, we need to get more teams competing and competing well overseas. We need top 3 finishes. The gap between the top international teams and our local guys is huge. Unless one of the local players is…
Over the past few weeks I've found myself being involved in a fair share of different gaming events that have been happening around PTA and JHB (I even got the title 'The Queen of Hearthstone") and at almost all of them, the underlying goal has been to get a new audience to try gaming. Now don't get me wrong, having events where a bunch of different…
My name is Sam. A South African geek who loves gadgets, technology and Esports. I'm obsessed with South African Esports, own far too many pairs of Converse and secretly wish I could be one of the X-Men. This little blog is a space to find friends who share my geekiness and love for gaming, gadgets and Esports. Welcome!
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