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Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world: Mother's Ruin

… so, Jo’burg may have Phuza-Thursdays to blow off some stream but here in The Mother City every night is a cause for celebration. Last night it was no different as South Africa’s fashion industry elite gathered to celebrate one of the Elle Belle’s birthdays at Mother’s Ruin in Bree Str. 789 more words

Cape Town


It finally happened you guys—I finally failed to have a post prepared for today. I mean it was only a matter of time, right? As long as it goes up on Monday, it still counts! 995 more words

Bar Recommendation

The Rabbit Hole

Blink and you’ll miss it walking down Elizabeth Street. The small, square sign with black rabbit ears glow against the nighttime darkness. It marks the entrance to The Rabbit Hole and should you choose to follow down the steep staircase into the dim lit basement, which holds the secret to a cocktail Wonderland. 458 more words

Food & Wine

The Georgia Bar Is Under My Belt

(I WROTE THIS POST THE DAY AFTER I TOOK THE JULY 2014 GA BAR. I didn’t want to jinx myself – so I decided I’d post it, if I passed  – and THANKFULLY I did. 455 more words

One sip too many: The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town

‘You know it’s a classy place, their fridge is a Smeg’
Stars: 4.5/5
Entry: Free as long as you abide by the ‘rules’
Highlight: Entering through a Smeg fridge.
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One sip too many: Ping

‘I like that it’s dark – no one can see my balls coming’
Stars: 3/5
Entry: Free with reservation (bat & ball optional)
Highlight: Drinking Prosecco and Vodka out of discoball.  352 more words


One sip too many: London through gin-tinted spectacles.


Christmas is over.

Work is most certainly, back on.

January is a month in which cold turkey refers to much more than the dried poultry that sits at the back of your fridge. 292 more words