Meet Momo – our new puppy! I’m an animal lover through and through. I grew up surrounded by dogs, cats, birds, hamsters, even silkworms (they escaped, but that’s a story for another day.) I believe growing up with and respecting animals makes for happier, more compassionate children. When my daughter Miyo was born, both my … Continue Reading

Regular readers of my blog may have noticed a bit of a lull with posting on my blog towards the end of last year. The reason for this was that I was holding the “beauty” fort at Associated Media Publishing while their Beauty Director was on maternity leave. From August till December last year, I … Continue Reading

Wishing you all a wonderfully restful and beautifully festive season. Here’s to 2018!

Developing good money savings habits has always been a challenge for me. I have to remind myself on a regular basis that the key to wealth, is living within my means and being disciplined about saving. But, if I’m honest, the world of finance alludes me. I find it challenging (mostly because I don’t understand it) … Continue Reading

Last week I attended the Poetry Autumn Winter 2017 preview to see what the brand has in store for us as the cooler months approach. As usual, the goods on offer did not disappoint, and I spotted many items I think will be key investments this winter. The collection was designed with a strong yet … Continue Reading

To an intimate reader experience in Cape Town When: Wednesday 12 April 2017 Where: CHANEL Edgars V&A Waterfront Cape Town Time: 18:00 – 20:00 You’ll receive: *A skin consultation *A make-over & lip touch-up using Rouge Coco Gloss *A Fragrance layering with Coco Mademoiselle *An exclusive, limited edition CHANEL makeup bag We’ll sip bubbly, snack on macaroons … Continue Reading

As many of you know, nothing makes me happier than photographing beautiful blooms (well, except trying new beauty products). I’m always amazed at nature’s boldly stunning colour combinations and incredible design. It’s been a few months since I posted some blooming beauties, so thought a post showcasing some of my current favourite images was in … Continue Reading

I ‘m SO lucky to be a beauty journo. I mean, which other job allows you to spend your day at a top-notch spa being pampered? Yesterday, I got to check out the very newly opened and super swish Life Day Spa at the Pavilion (the old BMW Pavilion) at the Waterfront in Cape Town. … Continue Reading