Archive: Jul 2013

July 31, 2013   /   by natalie   /  

Oppikoppi 2013 – The One I Won’t Be At

Oppikoppi 2013 – The One I Won’t Be At

I have really been trying hard not to think about this…but it’s time to face the fact that I won’t be at Oppikoppi this year. For the first time since 2009’s Easter Oppikoppi, I’m going to be missing the best festival in the world. The best weekend of the year. A weekend of music and […]

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India 2013 Is A Dream That’s Going To Come True

I’ve been dreaming about going to India for a very long time. Now my leave has been approved and the trip is officially ON! I’m one step closer to three beautiful weeks in incredible India. A trip I’m 100% positive is going to change my life. My excitement is dampened only by one thing: My […]

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July 25, 2013   /   by natalie   /  

A Weekend At Grootbos

A Weekend At Grootbos

A few weeks ago, my bestie MEJ and I spent a lazy weekend eating, napping and taking in nature’s beauty in cozy 5 star comfort as the rain came down in buckets outside. Sometimes, all you need is a weekend away with a girlfriend at a beautiful lodge, chatting, chocolating and spending hours trying to […]

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July 23, 2013   /   by natalie   /  

Things I’m Loving Right This Very Second

Things I’m Loving Right This Very Second

It’s been a while since I posted and that’s because I’ve been very busy/lazy and also because I can’t decide if anyone even still wants to read words anymore. It feels like a lot of people are becoming more interested in pictures and captions and less interested in actual wordy posts. But then again, I […]

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July 15, 2013   /   by natalie   /  

WIN! A Double Ticket To “Rise of The Insanity League”

WIN! A Double Ticket To “Rise of The Insanity League”

The Insanity League is a sketch comedy movement, comprising comic actors Aaron McIlroy, Ben Voss and one of my favourite comic writers, author of the Spud series – John van de Ruit.  About the show: The trio have teamed up to deliver a sketch comedy show which pokes, provokes and tickles in all the right […]

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July 12, 2013   /   by natalie   /  

#DS3CabrioRally

#DS3CabrioRally

My bestie Miss Emma Jude and I were approached by Citroën SA to experience the very sexy new Citroen DS3. The brief was simple: “You’ll have the car and R2000 in cash, which will help you complete a series of challenges around the city.” That was pretty much all the information we were given. Obviously, we […]

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Manchester Orchestra – One Night In Cape Town

As if seeing my all time favourite band, Rise Against at RAMfest in February wasn’t enough, my musical dreams are about to become even more true (if that is even possible)! Hilltop Live today announced that Manchester Orchestra will be playing Oppikoppi as well as One Night In Cape Town on the 8th of August […]

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July 8, 2013   /   by natalie   /  

Things To Do In Cape Town: City Cycling With AWOL Tours

Things To Do In Cape Town: City Cycling With AWOL Tours

I spent Saturday morning being a tourist in my own city, cycling through the streets of Cape Town on a perfect winter’s day with my friends Lize, Simon, Misha, Lauren and Emma and AWOL Tours. I often make a point of seeing new and interesting things in Cape Town and I try to experience a […]

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July 2, 2013   /   by natalie   /  

My Favourite Winter Specials In Cape Town 2013

My Favourite Winter Specials In Cape Town 2013

As I’ve said before, I love winter in Cape Town almost as much as (and some days even more than) summer in Cape Town. Not only do we enjoy a couple of months of almost no W.I.N.D, but we get to do and eat more for less. Winter is traditionally a quiet time in the […]

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