Who wants to win a R500 Clicks gift card just in time for Christmas?

Earlier this week Clicks spoiled me with a ‘mystery box’ filled to the brim with presents and a sweet note from the PR telling me to use them to spoil my family. Thus, I ripped it open, clutched all the beauty products to my chest like a junk yard dog guarding a steak then stashed […]

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Review: Lunch at 162 Cape Kitchen & Cafe restaurant at The Hilton Hotel in Cape Town

How much do we love writing hideously un-snappy titles for SEO reasons? This weekend I was invited to dine at 126 Cape Kitchen at The Hilton Hotel in town. While the décor is incredibly chic and the food is attractively presented, it’s fine dining without the fuss. Local handcrafted crockery gives everything a ‘homey feel’ (but most certainly that of your […]

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Review: Charango Barbacoa Brasilian-inspired steakhouse in Cape Town

Having spent most of this year in Asia where finding a seriously good steak is tricky and expensive, I jumped at the chance to review Charango Barbacoa in Bree Street. If the name sounds familiar, it’s because it’s been around for a while but has recently become part of the Harbour House group that includes […]

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Review: Environ Focus Care Moisture+ Vita-Antioxidant Hydrating Oil Capsules

Environ vita-antioxidant capsules

But ja. Let’s chat about one of the new kids – Focus Care Moisture+ Vita Antioxidant Hydrating Oil Capsules (R730). I like that they do exactly what they claim to – hydrate dry, dull-looking skin. And yes, they’ve included a smidge of retinol but they’re not making mad claims like ‘expect a brand new gesig in just ten days!’ 

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The South African’s guide to Bali’s Kuta and (much nicer) Uluwatu

The last time I visited Bali was almost a decade ago. I’d just been diagnosed with a weird form of epilepsy and, as it turned out, the meds where far worse than the disease. It took a long time to get the right dose and my life was kind of ruined in the process but […]

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