A Contradictory Life

Brunch and home decor at Bay Tree

On Saturday morning I met Ali from Seams and Silhouettes and Megan from The Sun House for brunch. I studied at Tuks with Ali but have never met Megan in ‘real life’ before. I absolutely love that social media has … Continue reading

Half Human. Half Creature. [[ Artist.Illustrator ]]

Tonight we (all the girls!) were supposed to go to Wolves Cafe for An Exhibition of Peculiar Creatures by Lara Meintjies but the exhibition has gone SO incredibly well that the prints basically all sold out the first weekend which is incredible … Continue reading


I have always had the biggest obsession with and love for dreadlocks. Every time I mention this fact to anyone (friends, family, colleagues, anyone!) the response is usually one of horror. Dreadlocks are probably the most culturally and socially misunderstood … Continue reading

La pizza et les pâtes sans gluten

And this pizza is pretty damn fantastic! La Petite Pizzeria is part of the Country Living brand and is located in the Naturally Yours Weleda Health Centre on Main Rd in Bryanston which happens to be a two minute walk across the road … Continue reading

Retro QWERTY: Typewriter love

“Much as I like owning a Rolls-Royce, I could do without it. What I could not do without is a typewriter, a supply of yellow second sheets and the time to put them to good use.” – John O’Hara I … Continue reading

I found my wedding venue! & special friends’ birthday celebrations

For friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold. – Oliver Wendell Holmes Before the title of this post slightly freaks out the boyfriend, friends and ma; no I am not engaged and no plans to wed just … Continue reading

(Wo)Men in Black and the prejudice of physical appearance

Dressed for success. – Roxette On Sunday night a few of my girlfriends and I watched Roxette LIVE in concert at the Coca-Cola Dome. The last time this Swedish band was in South Africa was seventeen years ago when they played at Ellis Park. We … Continue reading