Ten Things About Champagne
There are ten essential insights into the world of Champagne to prepare you for the upcoming Johannesburg Cap Classique, Champagne & Bubbles Festival, slated for May 17th and 18th at the Inanda Polo Club in Sandton. Protected Origins: Only wines crafted within the...
Book review: Bad Blood by Tobin Elliott
"Bad Blood" by Tobin Elliott is an enthralling journey into the depths of a young girl's tumultuous emotions, set against the backdrop of a family in turmoil. I received an audio review copy of this book, and it was a captivating two-an-a-half hours. The year is 1975,...
Diarise: The Johannesburg Cap Classique, Champagne & Bubbles Festival
The Johannesburg Cap Classique, Champagne & Bubbles Festival is back, and it's promising to be bigger, better, and bubblier than ever before! Mark your calendars for Friday, May 17, from 18:00 to 22:00 and Saturday, May 18, from 11:00 to 16:00. The Johannesburg...
A quick little James Patterson twofer
It's been a while since I did a book review, and Louisa shared these two James Patterson quick reviews with me. 12 Months To Live By James Patterson and Mike Lupica The main character, Jane Smith, a criminal defence attorney, has a lot going on in her private which...
Work or play, stay at 20 on West

Work or play, stay at 20 on West

20 on West is part of The Capital Hotels and Apartments. Grant and I were invited to stay over – dinner, bed and breakfast included. About The Capital The Capital claims to be “just like home, but better” and after our night at 20 on West I can totally see it as a...

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Syllable on the Garden Route again: Ikigai

Syllable on the Garden Route again: Ikigai

As I write this, I'm sitting in Ikigai Artisan Coffee Bar and Deli, on the N2 towards Cape Town, just outside Riversdale. I don't think I've ever written a post about a place while actually sitting in the place, but I'm on holiday with nothing rushing me, and they...

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Syllable on the Garden Route: Inverroche Gin

Syllable on the Garden Route: Inverroche Gin

*Disclaimer: I didn’t explore the entire Garden Route; in fact, I barely scratched the surface, but I want to share my experiences so that every time I read this I remember one of the most restful holidays I’ve ever had.* Stilbaai. A small coastal town just off the N2...

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Syllable on the Garden Route: Old Jail

Syllable on the Garden Route: Old Jail

*Disclaimer: I didn’t explore the entire Garden Route; in fact, I barely scratched the surface, but I want to share my experiences so that every time I read this I remember one of the most restful holidays I’ve ever had.* In September 2016 I spent a week in...

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