This week we interview Blogger, Writer, Tweeter and SUP girl extraordinaire – Missy!
Name: Melissa Volker (for formal occasions and when I am in trouble with my Mom.) I have been called Missy since I can remember.
Age: Hahahaha. You’re kidding right? On a public platform? I am a smidge north of forty. I’ll just leave that there.
CTS: Tell us a bit about yourself and your website / blogs…
MV: I am originally from the Eastern Cape and I go back there every year to Kromme River Mouth at St Francis Bay. I’m a beauty & sports massage therapist by occupation, but I love to write, so when I am not working in my salon or mothering my children, (or SUPping) I blog at missmelissawrites.com about writing, surfing and travelling; and at sunrisebeautyblog.wordpress.com about health and skincare. I also spend way too much time on Twitter and I write eco/romance novels that no one wants to publish. Yet. Continue reading “Women Who SUP: Melissa Volker”
Muizenberg aka Surfer’s Corner is probably the most famous and well know beginner surf spot in Cape Town. It is one of the few spots in the Cape Peninsula that has waves all year round and it’s gentle, rolling waves is suited to everyone especially long-boarders and stand up paddle boarders. Even onshore here is more or less ride-able. The added bonus is that its waters are approximately 6 °C warmer than those of spots on the Atlantic side, thus you don’t always need a wetsuit. Continue reading “Spots: Muizenberg”
Like anywhere else, there are ‘rules of the road’ in the line up. A certain etiquette that needs to be followed to ensure that peace reigns, rules that apply regardless of whether you are an experienced pro or absolute beginner, in big or small waves. Continue reading “SUP Surfing: Rules”
“Yoga is many things to different people. Some people were born into a yogic lifestyle and grew up with the practice, while others only find it later on in life. Some do it for the pure physical benefits while others do it to find peace and balance in their lives. Continue reading “SUP Yoga in Cape Town”