Category Lifestyle

Meet Hope on Hopkins Distillery

Just a disclaimer- ‘normal’ gin has been ruined for me since I tasted Hope on Hopkin’s blend. I first encountered Hope on Hopkins earlier this year at Joburg’s inaugural Street Food Festival and where I had a simple Tom Collins, probably the best cocktail I have ever tasted. I chatted to distillery owners Lucy Beard… Continue reading

FREE FOOD

  I recently went to free food, a café with a simple philosophy; feed all and harm none. All food served or available in the deli selection, is gluten and wheat free, dairy, sugar and preservative free, and ‘animal’ free- or vegan. One thing it isn’t, is fun free. Located just off of Corlett Drive, the… Continue reading

PAY DAY PLAY- MARIA’s July Edition

  This month’s Pay Day Play is courtesy of publicist and African inspired accessory designer Maria McCloy. And it’s a brilliant curation of music if I do say so myself. Maria says the playlist is made of songs she’s currently loves or has always loved, she also named the playlist Love and Lust, Friendzones and Fly… Continue reading

DISCO 54 BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS

This last weekend my friend Schalk and I threw a birthday party in the style of Studio 54. If I’m completely honest, Schalk took care of everything and I just helped him put up some decor and then got dressed up. Which makes for a great hostessing trick I’ve discovered. A huge thank you to… Continue reading

PAY DAY PLAY- MARCO’S JUNE EDITION

  Another month, another Pay Day Play. This handsome man is Marco, currently a Creative Strategist and the creator of Man of the Cloth- one of South Africa’s first major menswear blogs. To me he’s a really great friend with an amazing mind, a warm heart and great taste in just about e’rythang. Marco’s Pay… Continue reading

PAY DAY PLAY Jerri’s September Edition

  Jerri Mokgofe is a publicist, fashion stylist, blogger and in my humble opinion one of the country’s most talented street style photographers. Head over to Jerri’s blog, According To Jerry , for constant inspiration including incredible snaps from his recent trip to Italy for Pitty Uomo 2015, local fashion news and some of his own looks…. Continue reading

CONSCIOUS108

  I visited Conscious108, a vegan restaurant where everything was absolutely delicious and beautiful. The menu has familiar favourites for meat eaters that are plant based. Whether it’s burgers or an empanada you’re craving, you’ll find a cruelty free option to hit the spot here. I even got to try my first ‘bowl’ after seeing… Continue reading

SNAPCHAT ACCOUNTS TO FOLLOW

I recently joined Snapchat, an addictive and seriously fun video messaging app so I’m sharing my top five accounts to follow. The app works very simply and once you’ve grasped the basics you can share moments quickly without worrying about editing to perfection. Whether you want to be transported to a model’s hotel room in… Continue reading