• Lifestyle

    5 Top Benefits of Yoga

    A few weeks ago now I started yoga at the Yoga Republic in Randpark Ridge. While I have by no means achieved yogi status, my handful of lessons have allowed me to experience so many benefits, all while participating in a form of exercise that I enjoy. The course I study at varsity sees me hunching over books or laptops most of the day, and can often become very overwhelming due to how much stress I place on myself academically. Knowing that I have never been an athlete by any stretch of the imagination, my mom suggested I join her yoga classes, hoping it would allow me to exercise and…

  • Beauty,  Coffee,  Lifestyle,  Make Up

    September Favourites

    Goodbye September… all three days of you. It seems like as spring begins the year starts to end, at a very rapid pace. Despite the blur that was this month, I managed to stock up on quite a few delightful new products! A fair number of brands released exciting products over the last couple of weeks, and we even had the launch of a major international makeup line, Makeup Revolution! I attended the launch, duh, and another awesome event in September, but more on that one later. L.A. Girl Luminous Glow Skin Illuminator I raved about the new release from L.A. Girl Cosmetics in the review I did on the…

  • Lifestyle

    An Evening of Spring Trends with ELLE DECORATION

    Last week I had the privilege of attending ELLE DECORATION’s Spring Trends Event, held to celebrate the new styles, ideas, themes and fashions that the spring season has brought with it. The evening was one designed to stimulate each of the senses, with rooms dedicated to soundscapes, gin bars, stylish furniture pieces with incredible fabrics and floral arrangements at every turn. Of all my senses that were treated at the Spring Trends Event, the gorgeous Lel Mirror Dor venue on Northcliff Hill with its breath-taking views ensured that the sights enjoyed on the evening would be most memorable. The open plan double-storied house had each room occupied by a different…

  • Travel

    Homecoming

    Your early twenties are like the beginning of a great journey. Careers are starting, degrees are being obtained and adventures are being had all around you. Sometimes, those adventures mean leaving the comfort of your home, city, or even country. As massively exciting as it may be for the backpackers, the contikki-ers, the emigraters, the soon-to-be-South-East-Asian teachers, their goodbyes often leave those who stay behind with an equally massive sense of anticipation for their homecoming. The beginning of 2019 will see me saying goodbye to my best friend of the last 7 years, as he packs up his life in South Africa and boards a flight to London to settle…