A peek inside… Christelle Nagel’s Cape Town Apartment

Do you have friends that make you feel endlessly inspired? The type of friends that when you’ve spent time with them you are psyched & ready to conquer awesome things again? Well, my über-architect friend, Christelle Nagel & her awesome businessman husband, Werner Janse Van Rensburg are those friends for me. For us. They have […]

5 Top Tips From Beyoncé’s Makeup Artist, Sir John

As Beyoncé’s longtime makeup artist, Sir John is nothing short of a makeup extraordinaire. A real wizard with makeup brushes who has worked with Kim & Khloe Kardashian, Viola Davis, Chrissy Teigen & Karlie Kloss – to name but a few. An no, he is not knighted. Sir John is his real name! Lucky for […]

Preparing For An Awesome New Career Path

Today I’d love to share with you where I am at in my career path & specifically what I’m doing to remain top of my game. Let me begin at the (sort of) beginning during my first year of University in 2001. The Internet & mobile phones were just-just sort of getting started. Yup, I […]

Dulux Colour of The Year 2018

I really enjoy this time of year as we get ready for end-of-year things including all the forecasts, trends & announcements for the year to come. So today I’m delighted to share with you, the Dulux Colour of the Year for 2018 that was recently announced. It is called “Pictured Rocks” & is really gorgeous. Take a […]

Do you consider yourself a foodie?

I recently met a lovely women’s magazine food editor at a function. The conversation started with the usual chit-chat: introducing ourselves, talking about what we do etc. I mentioned that I am a super keen cook. She replied promptly: “Thank goodness that you don’t call yourself a chef – these days every second person considers […]