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my girly side

Mirrors Hair Lab.

If you type “best hair salon in Cape Town” into Google then Mirrors Hair Lab comes up first. (Thanks to a survey ran in 2013) And it’s not hard to understand why. With its quirky ‘home feel’ interior, and its … Continue reading

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Me, in the Marie Claire Naked Issue 2015 :)

Some of you might remember that I hit the muay-thai gym pretty relentlessly towards the end of last year under the training of Quentin and Winston Chong. I alluded that I had a reason, but wasn’t allowed to announce it … Continue reading

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All the Tea in Cape Town.

“Tea” at the Mount Nelson has always been heralded as one of the most decadent and ‘must do’ things in Cape Town. I finally tried it for myself this past Sunday Morning. And it was as luxurious and colonial as … Continue reading

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My Skin – What worked for me… finally!

Girl-talk time! I had great skin when I was a teenager. Don’t get me wrong – I wasn’t some beauty queen; I was duck-footed (still am) Goofy (still am) and had braces (luckily don’t) – but my skin wasn’t a … Continue reading

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Halloween Nail Polish Ideas

If you follow me on Instagram then you’d know that my girliest of girlnesses is nail-polish. I always paint my nails in fun colours. (I always paint one nail differently, not because it’s trendy but because I’m honouring the memory … Continue reading

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#TBT Living in South Korea.

If you know me, or have seen my stand-up comedy, you’ll probably know that I lived in South Korea for 2008 and 2009, teaching English. I love SoKo, we had the best time, but there are a lot of moments … Continue reading

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My 5 Favourite Beauty Things (At the moment)

I see other (real) bloggers doing these kinds of posts all the time. And I’m pretty voyeristic and love to see what others are using, thinking doing… basically I’m a sheep. In human clothing. Here are my favourite girly beauty … Continue reading

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Kim Gush ‘White Noise’ Dress at the Bokeh Fashion Film Festival

A few weeks ago I made a plea for someone to please help this (bumbling, stumbling) comedienne get a dress for the red carpet and Kim Gush rose to the challenge. She’s usually a mens wear specialising designer but she … Continue reading

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Him.

He’s camera shy. He doesn’t love the limelight, but he loves conversations with anyone.  I can’t gush about him because it would make him blush and me throw-up. And yet, i need to remember this joy, so here is the … Continue reading

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The Road to Hell is Paved with good intentions.

and those good intentions are ‘getting a gym routine back’ – it takes you straight to hell. It’s not so much the ‘New Year’s Resolution’ element of losing weight (Of which I have none) it’s more the fact that it’s … Continue reading

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