Archive: Sep 2011

September 30, 2011   /   by natalie   /  

“Body Surfing” Also Known As “Swimming In The Sea”

“Body Surfing” Also Known As “Swimming In The Sea”

Nash and I are currently having a furious debate. The topic of discussion: “Body Surfing”:A Thing/Not A Thing? To some, a man swimming. To others, a “body surfer” shredding up some waves. When I first moved down to Cape Town, I was under the impression that boogie boarding, also known as “Body Boarding” was an […]

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September 29, 2011   /   by natalie   /  

Today Has Been A Very Bad Day

Today Has Been A Very Bad Day

I’ve spent over 24 hours trying to book a ticket on a plane, train or bus from Joburg to Cape Town. Every bus and train is fully booked and the best price we could get on a plane is R1600,00 each. On Saturday. Nash had to go to a bank to tranfer some money onto […]

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September 29, 2011   /   by natalie   /  

Cook This: Real Tomato Ketchup

Cook This: Real Tomato Ketchup

This recipe is all my own. What’s that, Darlin’? Your own? Well, I lie. To be honest, it’s 100% Jamie Oliver.  I am a huge advocate of homemade. I make everything from scratch. One time I made something from a packet (the shame!) and Nash said it was the best meal I’d ever cooked and […]

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September 26, 2011   /   by natalie   /  

Cape Town Blogger Meet Up

Cape Town Blogger Meet Up

Half of Cape Town is invited to this awesome blogger meet up next month. I say half of Cape Town because, well half of Cape Town blogs…the other half are copy writers. The Joburg one looks like it was a massive success! Check out the post on Emma Jane Nation. Kodak, Canderel, Braun & Pringles […]

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September 22, 2011   /   by natalie   /  

WIN! Tickets To Last Train To Nashville

WIN! Tickets To Last Train To Nashville

I gave you a brief intro into Last Train To Nashville earlier this week, and now its time to chat about it a little more. The Last Train To Nashville is a series with five parts. Five music events over five months. Five “stops” on a musical train journey through rockabilly, blues and country. It’s […]

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September 22, 2011   /   by natalie   /  

80’s Revival: Houkie Poukie

80’s Revival: Houkie Poukie

I’ve always been a fan of the 80’s. The ridiculous hair: the size of Alaska. Not to mention shoulder pads, make-up and lumo clothing and moonbags. The music: ultimate cheese and poppy beats. The movies: an endless series of montages. Over the past 20 years the 80’s have come back into fashion, and faded again, […]

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September 21, 2011   /   by natalie   /  

Scarlett Johansson Has Started A Trend

Scarlett Johansson Has Started A Trend

You might have heard about the “leaked” naked pics of Scarlett Johansson. Well, it seems she has started a trend. Barbie – Scarlett Johanssoning It’s terrible when the innocent are corrupted like that. via @SexCigarsBooze

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Cape Town Sub-Cultures: Part 4

Welcome back to my Cape Town Sub-Cultures series. We’ve covered quite a few of the city’s cliques so far, and you can read them here. I’ve really been enjoying these here posts, as the more I write them, the more fun I have observing Capetonians. Documenting their ways. Like an infiltrater. Or an American. Locking […]

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September 15, 2011   /   by natalie   /  

MK MVP Bands Announced

MK MVP Bands Announced

After the success of last year’s Music Video Project, MK has decided to make this year’s MVP even bigger: a total of TWELVE bands will be receiving budget and guidance from MK in order to produce professional videos with a few amazing South African production companies. Here are the selected bands and production companies: ยท […]

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Cook This: Lemon Meringue (without the meringue)

So… you know how how I love to cook? And how I love to cook even more when its for people I love? Well… Nash LOVES Lemon Meringue Pie. Loves it. Except, he doesn’t eat meringue. So when we were at the Porters Market on Saturday, I bought a bottle of homemade Lemon Curd and […]

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