A Plant Workshop with Opus Botanicals

Opus Botanicals is a botanical florist that specialises in flowers, hanging plants and plant-related design. It can be found sitting humbly under the towering Zeitz MOCCA. The four-walled space is encased in glass through which the gentle, Winter sunlight pours. The sheer amount of greenery that greets you as you enter makes Opus Botanicals the more »

Feastfox: eat spontaneously

Do you love food? I do. Do you love clever, digitally-based food cultures? I do. How about when the two of them are combined? Even better. Readers, meet Feastfox. Feastfox, meet readers. If you haven’t yet heard of this brilliant new food app, the time has come! Originating in Silicon Valley, and now in both more »

Swellendam: A Weekend Getaway

This past weekend proved that you don’t need to go to a sought-after destination to have a picture-perfect holiday. Our short weekend getaway to Swellendam this past weekend proved to be quaint, picturesque and just the right amount of adventure-and-chill. Swellendam, for those who don’t know, is a small, sleepy town a mere 2.5 hours more »

20 experiences for writing

I’ve been reading a lot of lists on how to become a good writer. And I’ve been thinking: To be a good writer you have to read. Sure. This is a given. You read to listen to the way other people tell their stories; to be inspired. But that’s not where you’re going to find more »

Three Wise Monkeys

Out of all the restaurants in Cape Town’s huge food scene, Three Wise Monkeys is hands down my favourite. Ironically, (because this is a blog post) I have no words for how much I love this restaurant. Cosying up at a table with a bottle of wine and a steaming bowl of ramen, surrounded by more »

Hokey Poke

I have come to realise that the conversation piece that excites me most is food. I love it when I get talking to tourists and Cape Town-newbies and I get to tell them about all the must-go-to places to eat. Cape Town is ripe with delicious eateries. Ergo, the newest kid on the Cape Town more »