Taking five in the Transkei

I’m not going to jump on the proverbial bandwagon and say that 2016 has been a b*tch. But it hasn’t been easy, and at times I’ve felt like a snail pickled by vinegar. After a series of unfortunate events, I retreated from life for a while for some self-care and sanctuary in the Transkei. And […]

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A night at Remhoogte

Tom and I popped out to Stellenbosch a little while ago for a night away in the countryside. I found a room at Remhoogte Wine Estate on Airbnb, which is about 5km outside Stellies, with a dam, mountain views, and a curious collection of animal residents – including zebra, wildebeest, springbok and a pack of […]

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DIY Dinosaur Photo Holders

You’ve probably gathered by now that I’m in full-on decorating mode – my life currently revolves around furniture and pretty prints, and I’m loving it! I’d been wondering how to display a few of my Nifty250 polaroids in a slightly weird but nifty way, when I came across some plastic farm animals at Orms, which they’d spray-painted, cut, […]

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Let’s Make Carrot Cake

A little while ago I had a craving for something sweet so I decided to rope my lovely mama into baking a carrot cake with me. Neither of us are particularly conventional bakers, namely because we get impatient and couldn’t be bothered to measure out ingredients most of the time… which could explain our record of […]

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Photos from Franschhoek

This weekend, Tom and I ventured forth to Franschhoek in search of wine, good food and relaxation – and that’s exactly what we found. There’s nothing I enjoy more than time away with my love and we had the best long weekend walking, talking, reading, and eating delicious things. Here are some photos from the various spots […]

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