Tag Archives: Jozi

Trying something different this weekend – Russell Hobb’s life:style club

Valentines day without the boys – perfect! Truth be told all I needed to hear was chocolate & the mention of the swanky venue that is the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel. Should be a goodie! W

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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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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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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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Running in the city

The exercise avoidance phase of my life (that’s lasted my entire life) is over. I think. Somewhere in November after having the idea floating in my head for months I got off the couch, got dressed & went for a … Continue reading

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Capture Fordsburg tour

Few people know (heck even I sometimes forget) that the very first place I lived when I moved to Jozi in 2004 was Mayfair, a residential Muslim area downtown close to the city centre. I was only there for a few … Continue reading

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The Whippet Coffee – a sneak peak…

There are moments when I really love social media. Like when you stumble across a really good long-lost friend halfway across the world & trawl their albums for hours trying to take in the last 10 years. And when you’re done your … Continue reading

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The curls in Cape Town & Jozi

Completely spontaneously I started approaching ladies with natural/curly hair & asking if I could snap them for my blog when we were travelling in Istanbul & Dubai. Well we’ve been back for a whiiiiiiile & the compulsion (i.e my stalking) hasn’t … Continue reading

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Tastes of Maboneng… & it *was* tasty!

On Thursday afternoon I trotted along to the Tastes of Maboneng where an entire street in the middle of the city had been closed off so that we could well, feast ! Forget any “Tastes of” events that you’ve been to. … Continue reading

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JB Rivers

In Jozi Hyde Park Corner is my favourite mall of them all. Never too full, a good selection of stores (though I miss Stuttafords) & great eating options. While many ‘trendy’ restaurants have opened in the mall over the last while, one … Continue reading

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