Monthly Archives: April 2012

Loving the skin I’m in – part 2 (tips & tricks)

“Pretty is something you’re born with. But beautiful, that’s an equal opportunity adjective.” Anon Make-up shouldn’t be this dark hole that only a few lucky women in the know understand. I don’t know a woman who doesn’t want to look beautiful. … Continue reading

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Loving the skin I’m in

“I look at a woman and I don’t see what’s wrong with her. I see what’s right.” Bobbi Brown. 10 years ago I was *that* girl who wore zero make up. Not a stitch. Nada. Didn’t own any. And then … Continue reading

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Jou ma se kos

I was recently whisked off on a surprise date at a new venue. I’d left the office at stupid-o-clock that night and we kept moving the reservation out so we wouldn’t lose it. Discovering new spots has definitely become a … Continue reading

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Time flies when you’re always late

I remember being 6 or 7. It was school holidays and I was in my gran’s back yard. One hand stretched out holding onto the metal pole that anchored her washing line, I was spinning round and round in circles … Continue reading

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Slow down to speed up. No, really….

Here we are. Another crazy Monday – how did we get here? Yet again? How doesn’t this get any better week to week, to month to year? This piece was shared with me last year – of course I parked … Continue reading

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Learning to love my fro

My very earliest memory of my hair was around 3. My mother was in hospital about to pop out my brother. My father and I were about to leave to see them. I was nearly out the door with excitement … Continue reading

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A brand that really gets me

Browsing around the mall today I popped into Crabtree & Evelyn (not that I needed anything, I can just never resist, I don’t even try!) and stumbled across these beauties: Just arrived in-store this week, they’re 50ml moisturising travel size anti bacterial handwashes, that come in a … Continue reading

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My inherited love affair

Leather. Touch it. Feel it. Smell it. I didn’t really know I was obsessed with leather until people around me remarked about it to me. One did so in her wedding speech. At my wedding.  No denial here. I do … Continue reading

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I’m in lust

By now you may know that I recently moved to the City. Shock. Horror. Hardly. Sometime last year I stumbled across a flyer for Mainstreet Walks and slipped it into my memory bank never thinking it’d come in handy quite so soon. Months … Continue reading

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My walk-in dream

I’ve never ever ever ever ever really had enough space for my stuff. And I have a lot of stuff. I know you’re thinking shoes. But it’s not just shoes. I’ve had many moments of not being able to close my fridge … Continue reading

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