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Did you know that there is a day dedicated to gin lovers? Neither did I, but there is, the day is called World Gin Day and it is taking place this year on 10 June 2017. World Gin Day has been running for 9 years globally and is a celebration of all things gin. This year, Musgrave Gin is taking a leading role in South Africa, encouraging gin-lovers to raise a glass to the occasion. What’s more, Musgrave Gin is launching a new range of miniature gin collection in time

Last weekend, I had the absolute greatest pleasure of working at the Littlegig 2017 festival, fashion concept store. Littlegig is an all-inclusive 24-hour festival with everything most humans love; music, food tastings, fine art, fashion and design. This year’s festival was held at Wiesenhorf farm in Stellenbosch, 28  – 29 January 2017. I most probably wouldn’t have had the pleasure of attending the festival if not for the fact that the company I’m employed by does PR for Littlegig. During a phone conversation with Georgia Black, former fashion magazine writer/editor and

Chefs, an eatery in Cape Town, located on the corner of St John’s Street has recently added an option of dinner to its former, lunch only menu. This canteen style spot launched in October 2016 with a fresh concept of three meals which are loaded onto the Chefs website so you can decide on what you want to eat before you get there and place your order. No booking, no waiters, no menus and most fun of all, no tipping! You simply choose your order and your meal is brought

A month ago, I received a media invite to the Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay  to “experience the vibrancy and creative spirit of Cape Town’s most vibrant market”, the invite said. Having never been to the market, my curiosity was piqued and I decided to RSVP to the event to see what it was all about. The Bay Harbour Market is located on the water’s edge in the old authentic part of the Hout Bay Harbour, in a refurbished fish factory. The market is an eclectic mix of fashion,

I always say that there is no shortage of fun things to do in the winelands. I had the pleasure of attending the Winelands Chocolate Festival at Blaauwklippen Wine Estate in Stellenbosch on 20 August 2016. The show consisted of delectable chocolate, wine tastings and a fashion show. Anyone who knows anything about me knows I love chocolate, wine and fashion, duh!  So, this festival was something I had to witness with my own two eyes and taste with my very own tongue. I knew I had to get my

Jackie Burger’s Salon 58 I had the privilege of attending my first ever Jackie Burger soiree, an event that took place last week Saturday, 13 August 2016 at the P.J Olivier Art Centre. The theme for the show was Awaken Grace in celebration of Women’s Month. Jackie Burger is a South African style icon, she was an editor at Elle magazine and holds a lot of clout in the South African fashion industry – she is sort of like the Anna Wintour of South Africa except she is much more experimental in

One of the things I love about living in the Western Cape is the plethora of wine farms and restaurants. I love food and enjoy eating out, I grew up with my parents celebrating every single thing with dinner at a restaurant so now, I celebrate being alive at a restaurant. Every weekend, I try to make a point of eating at a restaurant I’ve never been to in parts of the winelands like Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek. On this particular day, I felt like a drive to the beautiful

Last week Friday, I was one of  four  lucky KFM listeners to be treated to a free wash and blow wave at Salon Sanz, courtesy of the Sechaba G show. I had taken the day off  work and almost didn’t make it to the salon because I was feeling ill but being the tough cookie that I am, I summoned the energy and drove to the salon – which was just about 50kms away – and I’m glad I did. The salon itself wasn’t anything particularly glamorous but the staff were lovely