Archive: Sep 2011

September 30, 2011   /   by natalie   /  

It’s Not Darling, It’s Carling

It’s Not Darling, It’s Carling

Something awesome is happening at Rocking The Daisies this year. Well, lots of awesome things are happing at Daisies this year. And this is one of them. My favourite beer Carling Black Label is sponsoring the event, which means that the only beer available will be the only beer I ever order anyway! Yay! Delicious […]

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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 30, 2011   /   by natalie   /  

Ten Weeks To Get In Shape

Ten Weeks To Get In Shape

Ten weeks. Just ten weeks to get into shape for summer. I’m trying to get a tan and I haven’t had a carb since June, ok?! You know how I have to have fun while I’m working out, or else I won’t do it? And you know how I can’t work out alone, or else […]

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The Cheeky Girls “Touch My Bum” The Worst Song You’ll Hear All Day

You think you’ve heard bad music today. You think you’ve seen bad music videos today. You think Romania isn’t the capital of bad music of the world. Well my friends, stop thinking. And start watching. Would you believe that this song has sold more than 1.2 million copies world wide?? Me neither. But that’s what […]

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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 29, 2011   /   by natalie   /  

Rocking The Daisies 2011: 8 More Sleeps

Rocking The Daisies 2011: 8 More Sleeps

That’s right people. Just 8 more sleeps before the first festival of the season hits! And it looks like its going to be a good one. We’ll be there with 5 Gum and apparently they’ve got all kinds of awesome things planned for our eyeballs and ear holes to look forward to. Read more about […]

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September 27, 2011   /   by natalie   /  

When Good Times Become… “That Time We Were Abducted”

When Good Times Become… “That Time We Were Abducted”

Are you as obsessed with that show When Good Times Go Bad as I am? Good. Now I know you’ll understand the gravity of the situation depicted in this story. Yesterday afternoon. The weather was balmy. The mood, relaxed. Nash and I were on our way to Ushaka Beach for a bit of a swim […]

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September 26, 2011   /   by natalie   /  

Beach Chic Wedding: Durban Style

Beach Chic Wedding: Durban Style

Nash and I were invited to a wedding in Durban this last weekend.We arrived on Friday night to a pre-wedding braai and a view of the sea. Saturday morning was spent in a mad rush through Gateway grabbing a few last minute wedding essentials and then we were on the beach ready for the wedding. […]

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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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