Image

Old Mac Daddy

I’m probably the only person that hasn’t been to Old Mac Daddy but I can finally say I get why people love this place so much.It’s beautiful and it’s only an hour drive from Cape Town which is perfect if you need to work the next day.We arrived on a cold afternoon and were warmly [...]

Image

Kruger National Park

We went to Kruger National Park for the holidays and had the best time.I have loved the bush since I could remember and for me there’s nothing like it,I couldn’t wait to share it with Ruby.It wasn’t our first choice though,we planned on going to Greece in July,tickets were booked,travel insurance,accommodation ect but we couldn’t [...]

Image

Gardening with Ruby

This is our vegetable garden.I enjoy showing Ruby where our food comes from and she’s also eager to learn all the names of the herbs and vegetables.Seedling trays are a fun way for kids to take part and understand how seeds grow into plants.The process of nurturing plants teaches important life lessons very directly especially patience.You [...]

Image

Interior Inspiration

Image

Hand Picked Favourites

1.Weylandts Chair I like the all white but different chair look at the moment especially on a dark cement floor. 2.Weylandts Cushion Also try the indigo pillows from Lim. 3.Plant Holder from Lim Interiors I like the Danish mid-century modern design.Remember to choose your plants well.Some require more water,day light than others.I’ve killed two indoor fig plants because [...]

Image

April is Autumn

Just like that it’s Autumn and I can’t believe it’s April already. April is a good month though, the beginning of the year always feels fresh and exciting but I also experience a bit of pressure to do better than the year before,so much so that I forget to just enjoy whatever happens organically.I think [...]

Image

The Plant

My biggest hobby is gardening.I completely loose myself in it, sometimes 4 hours go by without me realising it,I guess you can say it’s my way of meditation.I don’t know why I’ve never shared it on my blog,I think it’s because I don’t really know where and how to start the discussion because the subject [...]

Image

Arniston

It’s been a while since my last post.I needed a break, my modeling season kicked in,Ruby started play school, my partner went on tour and we did renovations in and around the house. I never want to feel obliged to write a blog post just so I can keep and gain more followers, that was [...]

Image

Vietnam fabrics & earrings

I’m selling beautiful ethnic textiles,handwoven Hemp dyed in Indigo along with silver earrings which are all made in the Sapa Valley.In the Hmong society, the entire hemp process, from sowing the seeds through to weaving the cloth is clearly defined as women’s work,along with digging and planting other crops in the fields,collecting firewood, cooking,looking after the family, carrying heavy [...]

Image

Young and Beautiful

I went to Rocking the Daisies two weekends ago for a girls weekend and Joburg for work end of last week,so all I wanted to do was to spend time with Ruby and put aside everything else.Saturday mornings we usually go to the Oranjezicht market where I buy fresh fruit and vegetables and it’s a great place [...]