Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Thursday, December 23, 2010
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
i've sent the last of the online shop orders before christmas and now i think it's time that i hit the markets (for the 5th time) to do my own handmade christmas shopping! how frantic has your week been so far?
Friday, December 17, 2010
a friend of mine just posted these pics of her bunnies and is selling them framed for r250 each! she is a professional wildlife photographer - check out her website and order these pics! they are frikken gorgeous!
Thursday, December 16, 2010
yesterday was a spontaneous day, a quality that i treasure and love in other people. anyhoo, after getting my son his christmas present and having a flat white at marshall music, i popped round the corner and met my fellow lentil curtain dweller, donne at &union for the best lunch i've had in years! we had twitter users pop over and say hello and bumped into bloggers and tweeters the entire day - it was fab! unfortunately i looked like absolute crap but that's how life works, innit? we trawled long street and met marion from mungo & jemima, stopped in at mememe, sitting pretty and david west before retiring for a cold drink at boo radleys. we then headed to the artisan market in waterkant street, where we saw lauren, liesel trautman, wendren and loads more amazing designers. donne and i decided to head to the biscuit mill for the neighbourgoods xmas night market too and drank more artisan beer, ate more memorable pork rolls, stared at men with beards, taste tested honest chocolate's new spread, chatted to friends and designers who had stalls there, including marietjie - skermunkil, frances - my china, steffany roup, gene kierman, heather moore, jess -take care clothing and met more twitter users. it was a glorious day. thanks for being the raddest place in the world, cape town!
endless supplies of liesel trautman ceramics
locally designed fashion from mungo & jemima
a spoon necklace from skermunkil
an espresso machine - from vida e caffe
a classic mic - from marshall music cape town
a vespa - from vespa cape town
my final wish is the biggest (and cheesiest)...
i want my son to have every opportunity he could possibly have.
the last 10 items on my 'top 50 christmas wishlist' include some seriously dreamy wishes. have a merry christmas everybody! enjoy the precious times with your friends and families and relax, reflect and laugh. xxx
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
i've been compiling interviews about my friends and their bicycles for the massive website i write for and i had to share an excerpt and a pic or two from the lovely miss lauren fowler (first pic) and miss natalie roos. i'll publish the link to the full article as soon as its published, but for now, look how gorgeous these ladies look on their bikes!
How could SA improve things for bicycle riders and commuters?
Bicycle lanes would be great. And stands outside shops and restaurants for easy parking & lock-up. It's difficult to cycle in many places because drivers are so unaware of you, or often annoyed by you...but there really is no alternative.
What do you like about having a bicycle?
I like the feeling of the wind moving around me, it makes me feel free and light, almost like I'm flying.
I love that I'm moving my body and am outdoors taking in my surroundings.
Also, I'm not using my car, which makes me feel very 'green'
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Monday, December 13, 2010
a voucher for clever nettle on etsy
anything from black apple
quirky fashion by lu flux clothing
ceramics by nina in vorm