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May Favourites

May 8, 2018 | 6 Comments

It’s nearly the middle of the year. I KNOW. I’m feeling a bit uncomfortable with the rapid pace of life but what can you do? Except try slow down occasionally, savour every moment, and roll with the punches when things are not so nice. I’ve been doing lots of nice things lately though (very lucky lady), so here are some of them: Continue Reading…

Beauty, Books, Toys

October Favourites

October 30, 2017 | 8 Comments
Helderberg mountain fynbos

I know we’re all saying it but how is it the end of October already? Why are there mince pies in the shops? Why do people even like mince pies? (raisins argh!). Anyway, with that in mind, here’s what’s been keeping me busy over the past month: Continue Reading…


Your Make Up Fairy Godmother

October 13, 2017 | 12 Comments

There are tween girls that know more about make up than me. I’m ashamed to say that my make up bag is full of free samples I got on the front of magazines. I don’t own eye shadow. And I only recently discovered eyebrow pencil. In fact, I’m so unconfident with applying make up that I’ve kind of given up on trying anything at all (although I watch with envy when other people experiment, have fun and look GORGEOUS). But enough is enough. Because although I’ll always lean towards the natural look, I want to be able to make the most of my features, and I don’t want to always be this clueless. I’m nearly 40 for heaven’s sake. Continue Reading…