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The magic that is RIALHEIM

As we pulled into Clairvaux farm – the home of Rialheim ceramic studio in Robertson in the Western Cape – a few months ago, I could immediately sense the magic.  It wasn’t a long visit, but the inspiration that I got still lingers. Rialheim (previously known as Ceramic Factory) has been around for more than four years already. […]

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For those asking: “When is baby nr 2 coming?”

Firstly, how rude. Since when is it ok to badger someone about such a personal topic? Of all the topics* that a person can choose to discuss at a party / baby shower / at dinner / at an office, this is the topic they choose. Have these people ever considered that things like infertility […]

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Make your own Christmas Crackers {DIY}

Two people in my life are to thank for my love of Christmas crackers on a festive table. My late ouma Ruth (who always had them on the table at Christmas) & my dear friend Vicky who was the very first person I knew who made her own. Sure they are frivolous, but there is […]

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Trend Alert: Botanicals

In case you haven’t noticed: botanicals are having a really big moment & I love love love it. This was also the theme at the POETRYSS17 Launch event that I attended a while ago. What is great about this trend is that it is easy to incorporate – on a small scale or in a […]

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Internet Inspo #15 {Beauty hacks for busy gals, men’s grooming 101 & dancing in NYC}

Hallo. Here are some of my latest favourite finds from the Interwebs… Fantastic post about Home Staging (I honestly didn’t know this). For parents: check out this lovely post on Having a non-girly little tomboy-ish girl. Roast leg of lamb with figs & pomegranate.  Have to try this soon. Very handy beauty hacks for busy women. Family […]

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Easy style tips from a fashion guru

Today I am really stoked to welcome Antoinette Chorlton to the blog. Our paths crossed in a very interesting manner. In a way, I don’t know her from a bar of soap; but then again she slept in my bed & stayed in my house. So, we’re a bit like sisters I suppose. (In case […]

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