Namibia | Politics, Weaving, Mopane Worms

Hello everyone 🙂 Last week (2-6 October), I spent some time with my family in western Namibia. We stayed in Langstrand, just off the Atlantic coast, and spent our time between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. The closeness of the desert and the beach really are quite a sight. My experience of Namibia is that it…

What I’m looking forward to | Spring time

Hey everyone, If you’re in South Africa, it’s officially Spring time. September is my favourite month, not only because I was born during it but also because I’m a lover of the outdoors and nature. So I thought I’d give you an update on the wonderful things I’ve been up to BUT also what I’m…

Style My Space | Greenery

Style My Space: Greenery Welcome to the final Style My Space July feature. One of the ways to update a home when you have a minimal budget is to focus on accessories or accent pieces especially in a lounge/living room setting. Adding some curtains, mirrors and greenery is one of the ways I believe can…

Style My Space | Mirrors

Style My Space: Mirrors Welcome to the Style My Space July feature. One of the ways to update a home when you have a minimal budget is to focus on accessories or accent pieces especially in a lounge/living room setting. Adding some curtains, mirrors and greenery is one of the ways I believe can really…

Style My Space | Curtains, Mirrors and Greenery

Style My Space: Curtains Welcome to the Style My Space July feature. One of the ways to update a home when you have a minimal budget is to focus on accessories or accent pieces especially in a lounge/living room setting. Adding some curtains, mirrors and greenery is one of the ways I believe can really…

Style My Space | Bedroom

Style My Space: Bedroom Welcome to the Style My Space July feature. Sooooo you have R5000 and you’d like to update your bedroom. Where should you spend that money? What are the most important things to have in a bedroom? Well, that’s where you should start: is your bed (remember bedrooms are for sleeping) still…

Style My Space: Tips

Welcome to the Style My Space July feature. I can’t believe that we are already halfway through the year. I’ve always held that after June, the year is in sprint mode. You still have 6 months to plan; work on and; attain your goals. So, you feel more exhausted and moody at home than you…

Style My Space Feature

Introducing the “Style My Space” feature. I’ll be on the look out these next few months on budget buys that can brighten up a virtually dead interior space. It will feature everything from DIY to simple purchases that can liven up your interiors. We often take for granted how a tiny change in what you…

Misty Hills | Travel

At the end of May, we embarked on a sneaky weekend getaway to Misty Hills Country Hotel, Conference Centre & Spa in the Cradle of Humankind, just 40 minutes out of Johannesburg in Muldersdrift. In South Africa, we refer to short getaways in close proximity or around our country as i-Sho’t Left. “Sho’t left” is the…

Design Joburg: showcase galore

A few weeks ago in May, I spent some time at Design Joburg: a showcase of South African design talent collaborations. I’ve been to a number of these expos or showcases, but this is the first time that I consciously thought about how to spend my time there. A few weeks before, I began looking…

Moodboard: Weylandts Styling

On Friday I went into the Weylandts store in Fourways. I was there specifically to look at their merchandising and also to see some of their new pieces. I had not been there for over 6 months since my mom was furnishing her apartment. As the Kramerville store is far more convenient for us, that’s…

Weekend Loving: The Polofields, Waterfall

Hi everyone! I’m introducing a new feature called ‘Weekend Loving’. Although some of my friends think I spend my weekends in bed avoiding their calls, this is far from the truth, I promise. Most of my weekends are spent on the lookout for beautiful spaces: be it a coffee spot; a new rug store or;…