Author: greenlydia

Welcome to the 90’s Mr Banks.

Holy balls weddings are expensive. No I mean like really expensive. Pretty sure I could buy an organ for this amount of money. Last week Oscar and I sat down and put together a budget.  We laid out all the costs and even put together a guest list for us to be able to work […]

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Know when to hold ’em.

Bishca is point-trick game with trumps played in Portugal, Brazil, the Azores and Angola. In Portugal it is probably the most widely played card game: it is played in most parks and coffee places where there are at least four people. It is popular with students in Rio de Janeiro because it’s fast and you don’t […]

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Cats aren’t only for sad people.

What is with this whole cat hating thing. Why can’t people just own cats? why do we have to whip out our knitting and tie our Fallopian tubes to enjoy the company of these furry little balls of pleasure. (That sounds WAY to sexual) In honor of our 2 kittehs Charlie and Chaplin (whom are […]

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So like, what happens now?

Getting engaged is all sunshine and roses until you realise you have to actually PLAN a wedding now. Don’t get me wrong its every girls dream to be planning her wedding.  (Yes even you reading this going “bitch please, I do not want the white dress and shebang” the right dude will come along and […]

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Instagram just got a whole lot cooler.

Social media has been a buzz about these guys lately and rightly so. 250Gram Brilliant concept and so easy to use. Their site links directly to YOUR instagram account and you simply click and send. Within a week (at most) these beautifully packaged boxes arrive at your door with stunning Polaroid style pictures. The idea […]

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The Clay Cafe

If you have kiddies or if you just like making cool things you need to check out The Clay Cafe in Houtbay. We accompanied my sister on a day out with the kiddies to go paint some stuff. They have quite a selection of things to choose from. You pay a R30.00 “studio fee” per […]

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Museums of stones and ships.

On Saturday we kidnapped Anje and Ryan and declared the day a DAY OF MUSEUMS. So much fun. I found a list of museums I had never even heard of and on top of the list was the SA Diamond museum. Who doesnt want to go to that? The Diamond Museum is  run by Shaminsky […]

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Laundry day and some beer.

So it took two days of doing practically nothing to feel human again. We are now officially in holiday mode. (Even though I still keep one eye on my mails. You know, last minute orders and issues and such.) We loaded my sister in the car and headed to the city to have a Capetonian […]

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