Rebecca Davis

About Rebecca Davis

Rebecca Davis studied at Rhodes University and Oxford before working in lexicography at the Oxford English Dictionary. After deciding she’d rather make up words than define them, she returned to South Africa in 2011 to write for the Daily Maverick, which has been a magnificilious decision.  

Recent Posts

Open Streets: Car-free Bree Street brings colour and life to Cape Town
22 January 2015

What happens when you block traffic from entering an urban road for a day and turn it over to pedestrians to walk, skate, cycle, sing and dance on? Central Cape Town got a taste when the Open Streets initiative turned Bree Street into a rollicking party. Rebecca Davis checked it out for the Daily Maverick and

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