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Cape Town
This week I was lucky enough to have lunch with my beautiful friend Ishay. Near the end of our lunch a man who had been selling flowers to the patrons outside Chefs Warehouse came up to chat to us through the window. With twinkling eyes in a deep-grooved face and a woven green and white taqiyah...
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So you’ve been busy. Or maybe you’re just not one of those people who spend weeks (months?) planning your Valentine’s Day. I can’t deny that the sight of Woolworth’s aisles stocked with bulging red hearts, cutsey, factory-manufactured notes of love and fussy chocolates bearing insane price-tags make me want to choke on my soy latte....
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The Last Word is a small group of boutique, 5 star hotels. They have residences in Constantia, Franschhoek and Kommetjie, all very la-di-da neighbourhoods indeed. They are the types of places where, if you don’t believe in taking magic for granted, you pinch yourself to check that they’re really letting you in, and that you’re...
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1. Neighbourgoods Set in a reclaimed biscuit mill, Cape Town’s most stylish market (and one of the oldest weekend markets of the fency type – it was cool before markets were cool) offers a smorgasbord for all the senses. Beautiful foreign wraiths wear clothes you never thought would be in, paired with hats and bare...
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Dress: Poetry | Earrings: Lipsy | Bag: Jimmy Choo for H&M Isn’t it amazing how summer has suddenly arrived in Cape Town? That said, the evenings can still be pretty chilly. With the holidays drawing to a close for most people, we are seizing this time to spend with friends and family (and trying to...
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I seem to be making it a habit to visit very nice hotels for very nice high teas. Not one I’m upset about, actually, but one that cannot be done too often as high teas are notoriously bad for the hips. (If anyone knows how those colonialists manage to keep off the weight despite indulging...
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