i’ve always wanted to do some kind of home tour here, and although i regularly share snippets of our home on Instagram i never really got round to do a concerted photoshoot effort. but since we just put our house on the market i thought it was a good time to finally…

i’m always keen to feature new things from local jewellery label WAIF, by designer Gisèle Human, so when she emailed me about this collaborative shoot she did with clothing label SELFI i managed to put the new baby down for 2 seconds and actually write a blog post. Gisèle says…

hey hey hey what’s this?? a MUSIC MIX YOU SAY?? wait, is it 2011?? i still get people asking me to make music mixes like in the old days and i keep promising to do it, but it’s hard to really delve into new music these days. i tend to…

we are roughly 1 month away from the expected due date of Baby No. 2. i have a feeling she might make a surprise early entrance, but for now i’m just trying to wrap up a few work strings before settling into the waiting game. Axel was one week overdue…

Joanne Ho is an artist from New Zealand whose favourite subject to paint is water: lakes, pools, the ocean… she did an entire illustrative series of swimming pools which i love. you can buy prints at her Etsy shop or on Society6. you can see more of my favourite affordable art…

there are many people in this world whose talents i envy, but most of all i am always in awe of two kinds of people: artists and ceramicists (and often they are one and the same). there’s something so satisfying about ceramics, and though i have never attempted it myself…

here’s some affordable art that i like! i’ve even tagged all these posts to make it easy for you to find fun pieces. do you have any hot tips of cool prints out there you care to share? Subin Yang: Lisa Jones Studio: Elsabi Milandri: Painted Mary: Paul X. Johnson: Bodil Jane:…

my dad is going to the States sometime this month and i am already browsing online for a few things he can stow away in his luggage for me on the return trip. let me ask you something, how do you Americans do it? there is just SO much good…

Jewels Jewels Jewels! say that nine times fast. because this is the ninth instalment of my Jewels posts, a round-up of all the jewellery i am loving at the moment. i seem to be doing these around July each year, who knows why. maybe it’s cause i have that mid-year…

it’s funny how i don’t covet clothes the way i used to. i don’t know if it’s just because i’m getting older, or i’m bored with clothes, or the fact that my body has expanded with 2 pregnancies in 2 years… but every now and then i see a brand…

Erin Chaplin (sister of Mia Chaplin) is fast becoming one of my favourite local artists. her paintings look good enough to eat. like i want to shove my face into them. Erin Chaplin is back with ‘Nice for What’, an exhibition of portrait and still-life oil paintings. Visitors to the…

i wasn’t planning on doing a post about this, but i received many requests after sharing our trip on instagram. if you want a short version just check out my IG story highlights – otherwise read on :) it feels like every South African i follow on social media has been…

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