All of my festive seasons have been far from snow-covered and fairy-light-embellished. Here in South Africa, we leave the city and flock to the beach for relief from the heat. Our Christmases are more flip flops and cocktails than mulled wine and thigh-high boots. And while Christmas is not about all of the silly things […]
Should you find yourself in Paris with adventure (and time and money of course) to spare, a trip on a train down to Annecy with grazing sheep and green grass as a prelude is in fact a must. Time seems to slow down and you’ll begin to understand why the French see their Parisian countrymen […]
On our last day in Paris, leaving Café de Flore, I felt utterly overwhelmed and more in love than ever. I’d just sat where my literary soul mate spent his Saturday afternoons with his best friend, talking over his most immense creations – the likes of Dick Diver and Jay Gatsby. And I realised in that […]
The Northern hemisphere summer envy is over and while things cool down, here in the South (Africa that is) we get to soak up the sun in some of this year’s best trends- gorgeous silky prints, interesting and textured denim, and stripes stripes stripes for days.