A South African fashion discovery – Desray

It would be fair to say that I let out a little squeal of delight every time I find a new local clothing designer. Not only because we have the most incredible South…

A skin-changing QMS facial at the Cape Grace Spa

The stars recently aligned in the most spectacular fashion, giving us the opportunity to spend the better part of a day at the Cape Grace over my birthday weekend. And yes, as…

A love letter to La Colombe

Perfection. Easy to convey in a photograph, but slightly trickier when it comes to finding the right words. Bear with me while I try. Despite my better judgement – and historical evidence…

Supper Club at Blanko with L’Avenir Wines

As a born-and-bred Capetonian, I know how strong the urge is to hibernate through the months of May to August. But, we recently brave a cold, wet evening to attend Blanko’s Supper…

Classic High Tea at the Cellars-Hohenhort

Is there a better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than sipping on MCC and enjoying sweet treats in the heart of green Constantia? I think the answer is a firm “no”,…

Exceptional French fare at Bobo’s Brasserie

This past weekend we braved the city’s blustery weather and headed to Mouille Point to try the latest addition to the Kove Collection – Bobo’s Brasserie. Having thoroughly investigated their menu beforehand,…

Microdermabrasion: A first hand account

Before I test a new product or try and new treatment, I guarantee that I’ve done a multi-day, deep Google dive into every review, opinion, explanation and article I can get my…