Michael standing in front of his mural for Bosjes, in collaboration with Lucie de Moyencourt if you grew up in and around the Cape you’d probably be more than familiar with the VOC-era East Asian porcelain that is woven into South Africa’s dark colonial history. as a child i would frequently…

being friends with Monya of Stokperd means i get to tag along and photograph some cool houses in Cape Town. the Victorian-era home of the Rassmussen family particularly took my fancy because they put so much thought & effort into every detail of the space. from Emma’s homemade beanbags and…

i have featured Katrin Coetzer so many times on this here blog, so it stands to reason that i couldn’t NOT share her latest exhibition. but it is of course SO DAMN GOOD you guys, that’s the real reason for sharing it!! Warmblooded is a homage in drawing, painting and collage…

maybe you think dedicating an entire post to clogs is overkill but ACTUALLY did you know clogs are my favourite type of shoe? i remember being very pleased a few years ago when they made a huge fashion resurgence (which was probably around the zenith of this little blog). now,…

another round of Goodies! which i also could have called COLOURFUL THINGS THAT MAKE ME HAPPY. i just want to surround myself with fun, colourful things at the moment. i’m not too interested in things that are neutral or serious or beige right now. if that sounds like you then…

the romantic life of a surrealist like Dalí is as far from “normal” as you may expect, but for all its quirks he and his wife Gala actually had a pretty sweet relationship. okay maybe sweet isn’t the right word. um, different? ultimately they were allowed to be completely themselves in…

OK first of all gird your loins because these threads don’t come cheap. Kilometre reinvents the 19th century French white dress-shirts, originally meant for men, by adding intricate embroideries with travel destinations on them. the pieces are hand embroidered by artisans in Mexico and India. These 19th century white dress-shirts, originally…

i have had an aversion to Instagram lately, only because i find it hard that it is the go-to for everything now a days. where did you find that? oh i saw it on Instagram. did you hear about this amazing new place? yeah I saw it on Instagram. i…

please enjoy these very serene mountainous landscapes by Taiwanese artist Chih-Hung Kuo. you can read more about his work here – he is represented by Aki Gallery in Taipei. Walking along the long curvy road, and overlooking the towering clouds. Follow Chih-Hung KUO’s brushes, our eyes bring mind into the far…

my friend Lar and her husband Craig moved from Cape Town to the north coast of KZN a few years back (you may remember that i posted about her beautiful ballet photography, and i also designed her website many moons ago!) they bought a plot of land a few minutes…

one of my bffs is getting married this year and i am to be a bridesmaid. but here’s the thing: we’ve been given carte blanche on what we can wear. yes, we can wear whatever we want. this is both cool and totally not cool, only because i am the…

i’ve had a few requests for gift guides this year (2016’s colour gift guides were a huge hit!) but dang, i just haven’t had the time. also we are leaving for our summer holiday on Thursday!!! we’re actually taking holiday way earlier than we usually do, since Anton and i…