• Oh So Pretty Echoes

    So I popped in at the Woolworths Delicious Beauty Journey this morning and the divine Samantha Laura Kaye, make up artist and pretty lady, grabbed me for a quick makeup makeover.    Like most women, I had some concerns and wanted her help on how to turn flaws into ‘fab’! I hate that, no matter how much I exfoliate, my pores are visible. It’s apparently genetic to some degree (unfortunate for me). I asked Samantha for a foundation and primer that would conceal pores, minimise shine while enhancing glow and last the day with the minimum touching up required.    She had some great recommendations for me and I was quite happy with the…

  • Hout Bay burning

    It’s hectic (see some pics here care of News24.com). And although the violence is never ok, who’s to say what is right and wrong when people have been living in abject poverty for so long. Makes me think of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs: mess with the basic principles that make us feel safe, warm and fed and most people will probably lose their mind. Article care of News24.com ‘Cape Town – Violence has broken out in Hout Bay, as officials demolish shacks in the Hangberg area. According to reports, structures in the firebreak on the Sentinel are being demolished. Roads have been blocked with burning tyres and stones are being…