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Chrissi Maria


Black Friday

What a black Friday it’s been. This afternoon I stocked up on local SA wine (I don’t buy anything else since… well u know…), looked at broadband deals (just in case it’s my next Netflix season). Booked flights to and from the Wilderness (ever the optimist). Still on my list are new trainers as I […]

Happiness is a vetsak…

Three weeks – well, tomorrow it will be. That’s how long I’ve been back in South Africa, and keeping a low profile… I think it’s called denial, but unfortunately denial doesn’t pay the bills (or buy you a vetsak) so I’m sort of back to normal. Whatever that means. Let’s go back just over a […]

Writing Samples

Gorgeously Grand (voice over script for Audi Snÿman Interior Design)

The allure of this eclectic dream home begins to weave its magic on approach, as shimmering lights promise to fulfil the anticipation of an inspired interior. The grand staircase, crowned by light, dominates a spacious, symmetrical and elegant entrance hall whispering: “Welcome to this Gorgeously Grand family home, curated by internationally recognised Audi Snÿman Interior […]

Eminente (voice over script for Audi Snÿman Interior Design)

Audi Snÿman Interior Design was commissioned to create a modern classic home for a young family that thrives on inviting others over their threshold and into interior spaces that welcome with their warmth, sophistication, and a golden thread of class and sense of occasion. The neutral and natural palette used throughout this home is the perfect […]

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At the beginning of 2020 I decided to take a little time out from my ‘normal’ life and volunteer my time and writing skills to an incredible humanitarian healthcare initiative, Mercy Ships, that operates in West Africa. My purpose onboard was to capture the stories of patients, volunteers, medical capacity building (MCB) programs and MCB participants.

I boarded the Africa Mercy (in the Port of Dakar, Senegal) on 17 January 2020 expecting to spend months and months with the ship. Unfortunately two short months later COVID-19, and its impact on most of the world, meant that Mercy Ships had to wind down its field service in Senegal. As a result, I returned to South Africa, until the ship is able to resume its field service, and I can rejoin for a season.

In the meantime, I’m back to my ‘normal’ life, still doing what I love: working with an awesome team of creatives, delivering quality communication material and content, to a select group of clients.

Everything communicated on my website reflects my own personal opinion and is neither reviewed nor endorsed by any of my clients.

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