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    Don’t miss out on the Franschhoek Bastille Festival happening 11 & 12 July

Don’t miss out on the Franschhoek Bastille Festival happening 11 & 12 July

I’ve missed out on the Franschhoek Bastille Festival two years running now because of various scheduling conflicts…  but this year, trust me, NOTHING’s going to stand in my way…

Why am I so determined not to miss yet another one?  Well because this festival is quite frankly one of the best food & wine festivals […]

By |June 30th, 2015|Festivals|2 Comments|

Gin lovers take note – The Botanist Gin has arrived in SA

Gin definitely seems to be undergoing a major popularity revolution right now… I’ve spotted a few new local brands that have made an appearance on the market recently, we now also have dedicated gin bars here in Cape Town, like Mother’s Ruin and The Gin Bar in Wale Street (still need to pay this […]

By |June 29th, 2015|Events|0 Comments|

And the winner of that Urban Beauty Lounge Lash Lift is…

I have to say a big thank you to everyone who took the time to enter.  I really loved reading through all of your comments…

I wish I could pull an Oprah move and say “look under you chairs ladies… because you get a lash lift, and you get a lash lift, everybody gets a […]

By |June 27th, 2015|Competitions|0 Comments|
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    Durbanville Hills launches their new Table Mountain Experience

Durbanville Hills launches their new Table Mountain Experience

By now you guys should know that I absolutely love acting like a tourist in my own city… 🙂

Therefore I was very excited to hear about Durbanville Hills’ new Table Mountain Experience.

I mean what could be better than visiting our beautiful Table Mountain while enjoying a glass (or two) of top quality wine?

But how […]

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    Calling all up-and-coming designers & grade 12 learners – submit your G12 Runway entries now

Calling all up-and-coming designers & grade 12 learners – submit your G12 Runway entries now

G12 Runway is a very cool initiative that aims to connect up-and-coming designers with Grade 12 learners who are currently dreaming about that perfect Matric dance dress.

The competition which launched on the 22nd of June (and which closes again on 30 June) has two entry sections:

Designers:  Open to any Fashion Designers looking to gain […]

I try out the new Graciales Social at Peddlars & Co

Peddlars & Co (previously known as Peddlars on the Bend) has been hard at work with a major revamp since the end of last year.

Back in January I reviewed Volaré, Chef Brad Ball’s new Italian restaurant which serves up contemporary Italian cuisine.  If you missed that review – do hop on over here to […]

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    Win an awesome lash lift from The Urban Beauty Lounge to the value of R450

Win an awesome lash lift from The Urban Beauty Lounge to the value of R450

Last year I tested The Urban Beauty Lounge in Wembley Square’s new Lash Lift treatment & absolutely loved it…  (If you missed that review – do hop on over here)

Basically (just as a summary) the Lash Lift is the perfect lash pick-me-up for those who don’t want to go the lash extensions route.  It’s […]

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    Gumtree’s Property Price Checker is quite an awesome little tool

Gumtree’s Property Price Checker is quite an awesome little tool

So I was doing a bit of Gumtree surfing the other day and I stumbled upon their Property Price Checker tool. tool. Now whether you’re a property owner, a looking-to-be property owner, or still just happy to be renting kinda person, I reckon you’ll find this super interesting.

But how does it work? It’s simple […]

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    The Village Idiot – the awesome new spot behind my hangover today ;)

The Village Idiot – the awesome new spot behind my hangover today ;)

I’m sitting here… trying to get some work done while suffering through a bit of a (OK a rather large) hangover… why?  I went to check out the all new The Village Idiot in Loop St last night, and from this first visit it is now clear that I’ll be suffering through many hangovers […]

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    I get a taste of the Cederberg thanks to Red Carnation Hotels

I get a taste of the Cederberg thanks to Red Carnation Hotels

Two weeks ago, I braved the storm (literally) to join the team from Red Carnation Hotels for a decadent little lunch over at the gorgeous Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa in Camps Bay.

Now for those who aren’t familiar with the Red Carnation hotel collection – they have luxury hotels located in London, Dorset, Guernsey, […]