Archive: Aug 2014

August 26, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

Things I’m Super Into Right Now – August 2014

Things I’m Super Into Right Now – August 2014

Podcasts I’m thinking about starting a podcast. Because I am super into podcasts right now. Ever since my car radio got stolen by the guys who towed my car, I’ve been listening to various podcasts on my iPad when I’m driving and I am really into it. It kind of feels like I am just […]

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August 18, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

Welcome To Reunion Island: The Video

Welcome To Reunion Island: The Video

I’ve had the opportunity to visit Reunion Island twice this year and I have to admit that I have fallen head-over-heels in love with this small, diverse island. Located in the Indian Ocean, just about 2000km’s from South Africa and right next to Mauritius, Reunion Island is basically the peak of a massive volcano that […]

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August 11, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

Give Your Hair A Little Love: Scar Winter Special

Give Your Hair A Little Love: Scar Winter Special

I’ve been going to Scar since I moved to Cape Town in 2010. I’ve never been to another salon in Cape Town and I’ve never been unhappy with my hair when I leave scar. Cape Town comes alive with specials for locals in winter, and if you’re eating, drinking and enjoying weekends away at the […]

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August 11, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

A Birthday Weekend In Elgin

A Birthday Weekend In Elgin

Other than a trip to India, the best birthday present a girl can get is having (a few of) her friends together for the weekend. A whole weekend of friends! It’s not easy to find a spot that can accommodate 10 people at the very least, but a friend of mine offered us Bear Trap […]

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August 7, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

The Sounds of Soul & Surf Mornings

The Sounds of Soul & Surf Mornings

waves crash a crow squawks  and again cicadas ring in my subconscious a single bird chirps a palm leaf broom swishing back and forth  on concrete in the distance children laugh shout hindi a motorbike chuggs past far away a horn beeps repeat a murmured conversation in french the slap of flip flops  padding across […]

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I Read This Book And Couldn’t Tell If I Loved It Or Hated It

I just finished reading this book by a woman I follow on Twitter named Kelly Oxford. Her book is called Everything Is Perfect When You’re A Liar. Kelly is a Canadian housewife who gained masses of fans on Twitter (like, 500k in 3 years, including people like Jimmy Kimmel, Johan Hill etc!) and basically went […]

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August 4, 2014   /   by natalie   /  

Discovering Knysna at the Knysna Oyster Festival #KOF2014

Discovering Knysna at the Knysna Oyster Festival #KOF2014

I love oysters. They are my favourite thing to eat (well, tied in first place with risotto and mashed potato) so when I was invited to spend a week at the Knysna Oyster Festival, I was ecstatic. The Knysna Channel, taken from Featherbed Nature Reserve It was only once I arrived, that I realised the […]

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