Monthly Archives: January 2013

Shimmy Beach Club – Cape Town at her very, very best…

Shimmy Beach Club‘s website opening line reads: “Whether you arrive by car, helicopter or boat, it will soon become apparent why Shimmy Beach Club is Cape Town’s newest, premier ocean-front dining & lifestyle destination” And so you’ll understand why this venue was high … Continue reading

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Masala Dosa – brace your taste buds…

Strolling down Long Street in Cape Town while on holiday recently we found ourselves outside Masala Dosa suddenly remembering it’d been on our to-do list (but forgotten) for some time. Of course being there & then right that second was a sign … Continue reading

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Paul’s homemade ice cream – truly the crème de la crème

All ice cream is not created equal. It’s really that simple. Let me start by saying that I can’t believe that I’m writing a post about ice cream. But the world needs to know… Somehow & somewhere along the line … Continue reading

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Hair lengths – explained!

There are so many new words & in particular acronyms I’ve had to wrap my head around since I’ve started my hair journey almost a year ago now. And yes, Google is fabulous but sometimes it’s just a little overwhelming – at … Continue reading

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Food, fabulous food at V&A Market on Wharf

Though I get to go back to Cape Town often, I’m always amazed how much changes in my little (ok, not so little) city between my trips. It’s great that there’s always something new to come back to & look forward … Continue reading

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Rèvèrence de Bastien Talc – Review

I count myself really lucky to have been able to return to the One&Only spa for that pedicure again a while back as a surprise gift. I was a little ashamed that I hadn’t taken up their advice in terms … Continue reading

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The Foundry Café – a new Jozi favourite

Before we set off for the holidays we made a turn at The Foundry (aka Foundry Cafe) to see what all the fuss was about. Rave reviews were abound so my expectations were already quite high & we were not disappointed in the least. Parktown … Continue reading

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Kat van Duinen Design – loads to lust

Just when I thought I had seen all that the Old Biscuit Mill had to offer, I walked by Kat van Duinen & the leather goods on display immediately pulled me into the store. One of the things I really enjoy … Continue reading

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Shopping off the beaten track – Salt Circle

I’m bored with malls & I’ve been off shopping for months (this needs a blog post of its own) but when I stumbled across Salt Circle right across the road from The Old Biscuit Mill I felt like I’d been let … Continue reading

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The Argentinean-the best croissants in Jozi

While we were out & about checking out The Whippet one afternoon, I noticed The Argentinean across the road & while the name kinda rang a bell, I couldn’t quite place it. As soon as we entered I suddenly remembered having read about … Continue reading

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