London: 3 years later

It’s been nearly three years since my entire life changed forever. After updating the design of my blog, I came across this post and I couldn’t help but laugh and cry at it. I’m not at all that person anymore. And I don’t know if it’s because I’ve found myself in London… or if it’s…

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It’s both a blessing and a curse to feel everything so deeply

Facebook wanted to give me a year in review video; I declined. I didn’t want to share a shitty, posed, composed review of what my life was like this year. Because let’s face it, that’s all social really is right now isn’t it? Filters. Back in England people kept asking me why I would give…

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The summer in Cape Town

The first perfect summer days always make my heart skip a beat because I know I am guaranteed one of life’s greatest pleasures: summer in Cape Town.

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What Instagram means to me

Hi, I’m @missleilah, and I used to be part of the Instgramers Cape Town community but I’ve since moved to London and am now a London iger. A big moment for me this year was when I got to meet two really amazing girls – @missunderground and @movethemoon (two igers whose work I’ve always admired)…

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The problem with South Africa

So this is an old post that I never really published. I still don’t know if I really want to. A few months ago I started playing around with the idea of moving to London to enhance my career. Before that, I had not even given living abroad a second thought. It’s because I’m from Cape…

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