One Night in Shenyang

Unless you’re working for a Chinese public school or a kindergarten, Language Centre ESL teachers in China do not have the weekend off. Instead, you have two split days during the week – I have Monday and Thursdays off. When we have a holiday or two consecutive days off, I take full advantage of this! […]

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Let’s Go Skate..

If you’re not skating for fun, what are you skating for? A dearly beloved and I had a lunch catch up at the beach on a splendid Saturday afternoon. It started off a little strange with Marc Jacobs’ Promo Girls surrounding me asking to take a photo and asking some questions. That was fun. Then […]

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Coffee Acoustics..

Oh, and what a beautiful melody this makes. A fantastic way to spend a Saturday morning, feeling all uhm, altogether while reading a book. The Factory Cafe. A little favourite of mine that I don’t venture out to often enough. You find hipsters here working on their Macbooks on a Saturday morning, looking oh so […]

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Lunchtime Read: Syntax..

Lunch time reads. I love those. When I have a cuppa at work, reading a wonderful piece of writing off my computer screen (I prefer paperback). I stumbled upon “You Should Date a Girl Who Reads”, and it is one good piece of writing. I love the way it flows, the way it makes sense […]

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The Glenwood Bakery – Sunday Morning Bliss

Nothing like the scorching Sunday morning sun in Durban. It gives me a lot of energy that I need pass around.. Having a cappuccino (or two) and breakfast with a good friend adds the cherry on top. Nick and I can find ourselves talking for hours! About everything and anything. We ran out of time. […]

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Coffee Time: Ciao Bella Cafe

This. What a treat! The next spot is located on Mahatma Gandhi Road, in the Point Waterfront. I had never really noticed this cafe before. I adore it! It has a gorgeous courtyard that hosts beautiful hipster weddings, folky live tunes and foody functions. Where has this place been all my life?! Creamy, smooth cappuccino […]

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Coffee Time: The Boiler Room..

A few weeks ago, I thought to myself, “All I want to do is drink coffee.” I made a list. A list of all the cafes that I have not tried out in Durban. My my, the list is long! However, I have chosen 15 cosy little coffee nests. I have rules. 1. The coffee […]

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