PLACES, Travel & Restaurants

Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair 2015

October 9, 2015

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Every year Hyde Park rooftop hosts the Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair and every year I go and stuff my belly with good food and spend my hard earned cash on some cool new things. This year was no different. Last night myself and Jo went to the opening of the fair and we were on a mission to try as many tasty artisan gins as we could handle (turns out I can only handle three hehe), eat something delicious and buy ourselves things that we don’t need but want. We succeeded on all fronts and had such a good time.

The Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair has over 120 of the country’s most talented maker of things and they’re all set up on a pretty rooftop setting that has been designed to a T. It’s all happening this weekend on the Hyde Park Corner Rooftop, so if you’re looking for something fun to do that will involve you eating and spoiling yourself a lot, then be sure to get a ticket. It’s running from the 9-11 October 2015. Happy weekend!

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DESIGN, illustration

Creeps an Exhibition by Amber Smith

October 7, 2015

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Amber Smith is a young talented illustrator who is one of my favourite local young creatives. She has exhibited at Wolves a couple of times before and this month she is doing a solo show called Creeps which is going to consist of framed original paintings and prints.

Amber is really good at what she does, her work is always fresh and unexpected. I own a couple of her pieces and I’m sure I’ll be buying this time around too. So if you’re looking for some cool stuff to add to your art collection make sure you swing past Wolves this Friday, the show starts at 6pm.

Below are some examples of the work going up.

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PLACES, Travel & Restaurants

Steenberg Farm

October 7, 2015



In August Shane and I went to Cape Town for a friend’s wedding and we got to stay in not one awesome hotel, but two. We stayed at The Alphen Boutique Hotel and we go to spend a night at the Steenberg Farm which interestingly enough is The Cape’s first farm, established in 1682.

Sreenberg Hotel has everything from luxury rooms to heritage suites to family rooms and every one is really really nice, in fact some of them even come with their own private pools and gardens, but one thing they all have in common is charm and a sense of history, not to mention amazing views of the surrounding mountains and landscapes, which includes their very own vineyard and golf course.

We took a walk through the grounds and everything is so well looked after and maintained and the style in which the farm is built in is so beautiful, the original Manor House was my absolute favourite part.

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clothes, FASHION


October 4, 2015



A couple of weeks back I started a new series with GAP on my blog called #LuckyGAP whereby I dress Nina James up in super cute clothing and then try to take photos of her while she darts off in every direction. I think if you had to see the behind the scenes of this project you would laugh a bit as it has me calling her name out over and over again, whilst I lie on the floor, squat this way and that, bribe her with my cellphone to come towards me and all so I can get some nice photos. But it’s fun and I like that I will have these pictures forever and a day.

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Dear Rae

September 30, 2015



Hello everyone I’m back from my epic three week adventure in the States and I have so much to share with you about our trip. I took loads of photos so expect some posts very very soon.

I have missed this Lucky Pony and so I’m very excited to come back with this particular post after a three week hiatus because I have something really pretty to giveaway to one of you from one of my all time favourite local jewellery designers Dear Rae. Whoo!

I often go on about this Cape Town based jewellery design company because I honestly think they make some of the nicest things out there and I personally think that everyone should own at least one Dear Rae piece because they’re so awesome, so if you don’t have one (or even if you do) then here is your opportunity to change that.

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