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Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Cruelty Free 2017

This year I am making a concerted effort to up my cruelty free game. I have always been conscious of make up brands that test on animals but apart from make up, I haven't really looked into other things like hair products etc. When I started looking into cruelty free alternatives for skin care and hair products I also brushed up on my knowledge of cruelty free cosmetics, only to discover that the situation is a lot worse than I thought!

Friday, 24 February 2017

The Magic Of Sun City

Our very good friends Daniella and Chris won a 2 night week day stay at the Cabanas in Sun City. Being the absolutely amazing humans that they are, they decided to give Travis and I their prize so that we could get out of Joburg for a bit. What a magical time we had!

Monday, 30 January 2017

Chinese New Year At Nan Hua Temple

The 28th of January was  the first day of the Chinese new year and to celebrate we took a little trip to Bronkhorstspruit (about 1.5hrs from Jhb North) to visit the Nan Hua Temple.  

Friday, 13 January 2017

Love Life : Gift Life

In April last year, myself and 3 of my lung transplant recipient friends. Shaylene, Alice and Siobhan started an NPO called Love Life;Gift Life (LLGL). We are all passionate about organ donation and want to heighten the level of organ donor awareness in South Africa.

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Let Me See You Do That Yoga

Last year I started bio-kinetics to increase my weak muscle tone and just build up strength in general. I have no limitations in what exercise I can do, I have a healthy body and am free to choose what ever physical activity I want. However,... After a lifetime of chronic illness and having never been able to do any sports at school, my body is very weak and unfamiliar with the whole exercise thing.

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Cocktail Dresses And Consumerism

I don't believe in new year resolutions but I do believe in seizing the opportunity of a new year to start good habits. One of my 2017 goals is to be kinder to the Earth and to create less waste!

Friday, 30 December 2016

New Blog Name For A New Year

As 2016 draws to an end, most of us start to look back and reflect on the year we had. We also take this time to think about what we want to achieve in the upcoming year.