Local travel is the best. South Africa is home to a lot of stunning, seaside gems, and Knysna is one of them. This beautiful town in the Western Cape is where we spent the weekend, 2 months ago when the mid-semester break offered us a chance to have a bit of freedom from university work. Continue reading “Knysna.”
“If you don’t eat meat, then what do you actually eat?”
If you’re vegan or vegetarian, then you’ve probably heard at least a dozen variations of this question directed at you. The amount of skepticism shown almost always sent me into defense mode, but what I’ve come to learn is that the reason why people ask is because they genuinely want to know. Continue reading “Kindred Kitchen.”
It’s been a minute!
Sorry for what has been the longest ever hiatus from this blog! Over the next few weeks I’ll be doing some throwback posts to update you all on what I’ve been up to. 😊 Today’s post will be the first. Continue reading “The Banquet: Desmond and the Tutus.”
1 in 4 women in South Africa have been, or will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime. And if that statistic isn’t shocking enough already, then maybe putting things into context, will: in your group of, say, 8 friends, that’s 2 of you. Continue reading “Am I next?”
Hellooo beautiful people!
I hope you’re having a lovely week, and if you aren’t, at least Friday is just around the corner. 🎉
Last Sunday (July 28th), we celebrated my Mom’s birthday with a beautiful lunch at the lovely Intle Boutique Hotel & Private Reserve! Continue reading “Intle Boutique Hotel & Private Reserve.”
I looveee chocolate! And I don’t really understand people who don’t 😂 But that’s a story for another day.
When I first received an EC Meetup email detailing an invite to lunch at No. 5 by Mantis Hotel hosted by Cadbury, my immediate response was yes!! Continue reading “Cocoa Life.”
Sunshine, stunning seascapes and the best right-hand point break in the world – there are a lot of reasons to love Jeffrey’s Bay, but today we’ll be talking about just one: The Corona Open J-Bay. Continue reading “The Corona Open J-Bay 2019.”
Today marks exactly one week since the end of the National Arts Festival 2019, hosted in the lovely Grahamstown (Makhanda). The National Arts Festival is an event I eagerly await all year round till the June/July period arrives. It’s a (really, really) good excuse to head out for a road-trip, and more importantly, to come together with other festival-goers young and old, local and foreign, to celebrate the arts. Continue reading “The National Arts Festival 2019.”
Do you ever have one of those pinch-me-I-must-be-dreaming moments in your life that don’t feel real? That was last night for me. Continue reading “Jeremy Loops: The Golden Waves Tour”
From the runways of fashion shows, to the clothes that we keep tucked away in our closets and use to represent ourselves, fashion plays an undeniably significant role in our everyday lives. Wielding this power are the designers behind the clothes, who work tirelessly to ensure that their ideas become tangible garments. What goes beyond thread and fabric is an art form that has the power to alter perceptions of the world around us, and even blur the lines between fiction and reality. Continue reading “When fashion meets fantasy.”