What? A new post on princessandthebigblue.com?

Yes, the website is still alive (or better: alive again, it was offline for a while). We haven’t updated here in a while, because… frankly because I am lazy. All the info you need to make AfrikaBurn 2022 the best experience it could be is to be found on the Quaggapedia: https://quaggapedia.afrikaburn.com/ which is (kinda) replacing the WTF guide. Check it out and see you in Tankwa Town in less than a week! Exciting!!!

Quagapedia logo, similar to the wikipedia logo but with the AfrikaBurn logo worked in

Princess tells a story, tomorrow at AfrikaBurn HQ

Southern Rights & Wrongs story telling around the theme “Building Character” tomorrow live at the AfrikaBurn headquarters in Salt River, Cape Town. Your princess will tell the story of experience as part of the Subeterrafuge build crew. Tickets available on Quicket: https://www.quicket.co.za/events/135374-southern-rights-wrongs-building-character/

All proceeds go to AfrikaBurn. If you cannot make it for the live event, there is also an option for to buy a ticket for the live video stream/

Travis Lyle’s last Baardskeerder AfrikaBurn newsletter

Travis Lyle a.k.a DJ Hedmekanik of Radio Free Tankwa fame and general good egg, is signing out of his duties as AfrikaBurn Head of Communications, which he performed with great aplomb for seven years. If you haven’t read it yet, make sure to read the last Baardskeerder (AfrikaBurn newsletter) written by him.

Luckily there is great follow up so his seat will not be left empty as Brian Palmer aka The Brain (also of Radio Free Tankwa fame) is stepping in. Welcome!

“Indaba Is” South African jazz compilation

Album out on Bronswood Records end of January:


Brownswood are proud to present ‘Indaba Is’ – a compilation of current South African improvised music and jazz – released January 29th 2021. The project is a collaboration with 2 luminaries of the South African Music scene pianist / songwriter Thandi Nthuli and The Brother Moves On’s Siyabonga Mthembu who act as curators / musical directors on the project.