Comedy at Grand West

I love comedy. I particularly love comedy on a Sunday evening to kick those Sunday-blues right into next week. I love comedy even more when the show is cleverly structured by a brilliant MC who carefully weaves material between the acts to create a cohesive experience. That is what I experienced two Sunday’s ago at the launch […]

Opt to Adopt

As a family we have always adopted animals from welfare organisations. Our friends did too. It was just the route my mom had always taken, so it was natural that I did the same. I began my search for a new furry friend to join my family after the death of my late cat in the […]

My Must-See Picks for the 2017 Fugard Bioscope World Arts Cinema Season

The Fugard Theatre launched The 2017 Fugard Bioscope World Arts Cinema Season with a champagne breakfast on their incredible rooftop bar and a screening of the National Theatre Live’s The Threepenny Opera last weekend. For the last 6 years, The Fugard Theatre have partnered with acclaimed production houses from all over the world to bring some of the best […]

Maynardville Open-Air Theatre: Tips & Tricks for Theatre Under the Stars

The Maynardville Open-Air Theatre is an experience unlike any other. It is a 700 seater outdoor theatre situated in Maynardville Park in the heart of the historical Chelsea Village in Wynberg and every year in Summer, Shakespeare’s plays and ballets are performed there. There is something magical about entertainment beneath the night sky, an auditorium surrounded by trees and […]

The Salt Yard: Mowbray’s New Kid on the Block

The Salt Yard is the new, quirky, reasonably priced and eco-friendly kid on the block in Mowbray and is certainly giving the established restaurants along the Durban Road strip a run for their money. I have been there three times since it opened and all three times it has been humming, particularly so on Friday night when […]

Cape Town Comedy Club

Listed on’s ‘Top 10: Comedy Club’s Around the World’, The Cape Town Comedy Club has grown from strength to strength over the years and now has a home right on our doorstep at the V&A Waterfront. Situated in the historical Old Pumphouse building, the venue has an industrial feel with visible steel trusses painted red to highlight them. […]

Sundowner Spot: Wijnhuis Bar & Grill

If you love wine like I do, there are few things that excite me more at a restaurant than an extensive wine list. Not only does the Wijnhuis Wine Bar & Grill in Newlands have 500 wines available by the bottle, but they have taken it a step further with their selection of 20 wines available by the glass, […]