Is it time to ditch the leopard print?

Is it time to ditch the leopard print?

Leopard print has had somewhat of a renaissance this summer and by renaissance, I mean it’s everywhere. It’s especially rife on Instagram. Scrolling through my timeline and stories, women have been falling over themselves to show off the newest (and please forgive me...
Fancy a Mermaid Brew… on ice?

Fancy a Mermaid Brew… on ice?

I love tea, I’m the Tea Lady in fact! In our house, we have an array of flavours, strengths, herbal, caffeinated, decaffeinated, you name it we most likely have it. So, when the lovely folks at Firebox sent me the coolest, colour changing (yes, colour changing) tea I...
Freelance Life as a Form of Contraception

Freelance Life as a Form of Contraception

I have three siblings.  The Photographer (that’s what I call my husband) also has three siblings. So, why should my daughters not have three siblings? Surely that’s their birthright, right? Actually, wrong. I can already hear the “but, why?” chorus. Well, basically...
SEGREGATION, THE BEAST!

SEGREGATION, THE BEAST!

When you are a child and all you know is segregation and superiority complexes, you lose touch with your identity. At least that’s what the South African apartheid regime thought it would do to us. I was classed as ‘Coloured’ all my life and I accepted this title. ...