Kazimir Malevich said “I conquered the lining of the coloured sky and tore it off”. Yolanda Strip wishes he’d put it back. On hearing about the demise of her estranged sister, Veronica Feeling, she forgot what colour was. 

Lost in the bottom of a bottle at the bottom of a continent. The place of broken dreams and lost promises is also the site of great decisions. Time to go back to work, time to become. 

From January to October 2018, with no experience or expectation, Yolanda Strip flew terrified but enthralled around the African continent in a 1963 Cessna 172, returning to Cape Town an aviatrix. She plans to reach Madagascar in 2019.