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last year i took some new photos at The Table to use on their website. i love the casual flowers that are always such a sweet feature on their tables (all thanks to Jess’ husband…

yesterday we celebrated our one year wedding anniversary and as a serious treat we spent a night at Clouds Estate outside Stellenbosch. we stayed here just after our wedding, so it was…

you will no doubt remember my old friend Jessica from various posts on the blog, as well as her and husband Luke’s wonderful restaurant Nook in Stellenbosch. after some busy…

jan and rohan run a graphic design company called fanakalo in my hometown of stellenbosch. i regularly see their designs when i’m walking around town, especially on posters for local…

i was lucky enough to get my paws on a box of original vintage photos of stellenbosch, taken by photographer christo s. botha, who started taking photos of the town as a student in 1938.  the photos are from a book called discover historic stellenbosch. if you’re a stellenbosch resident (or frequent visitor) you’ll recognise all these spots…

i’ve been meaning to tell you about a local restaurant i visited recently with some friends during the world cup, we went to watch the (heartbreaking) ghana / uruguay match…

hold on a second while i mentally jump up and down from excitement at the discovery of this local style blog bluestockings, by emma durr & michelle gow (transplants from england and canada respectively). as far as i can see most of these photos were taken in stellenbosch in and around the university campus, which means i am doubly excited. nice little interviews, quality writing, beautiful photos and excellent local style is the word of the day at bluestockings


took a little stroll through town & discovered this beauty at the dorp street gallery. it wasn’t up on the wall yet and the gallery assistant couldn’t tell me how much it was going for… but i love it. painted by waalko dingemans, 1954.

i went to dornier. have you been? you should go. and on sunday it was my niece’s baptism (hence all the prettiness)

if you’re ever in the stellenbosch area and you’re in need of a gift for a friend, girlfriend, mom… or just want something unique for your house – look no…

Una van der Spuy is 98 years old and she just published another book about gardening – her own garden in fact, at Old Nectar in Stellenbosch. one of the…

i’d like to introduce you to gertha – she’s one of my favourite houses in stellenbosch. all weird angles & low walls, just like the day she was first built.…

oh YAY Jessica & Luke’s restaurant Nook has been featured in the December issue of House & Leisure! so excited & proud of them, if you guys haven’t visited yet…

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