De Waterkant

Once derelict concrete grain silos in Cape Town's docklands reinvented as spectacular art, fashion and design venue
Nov. 08, 2017
Creating beauty and fashion on location can be either a dream or a nightmare.  I have used my makeup brushes in public toilets, abandoned buildings, harsh terrain as well as five star hotels. Believe … Keep reading →
The Crystal Method: mobile, wearable, long-lasting, mystical properties. Rock as the ultimate hardware.
May. 01, 2017
I am one of those people that pick up stones and shells when I am travelling. I will carry one in my pocket all day turning it over in my hand, rubbing my thumb on the cool surface, I find it calming. … Keep reading →
Heavy, laden with soul at Odeon: South African functional art to sip from, sprawl on, pore over
Apr. 26, 2017
A visit to the Watershed  at the V & A Waterfront is a must  The Odeon is my favourite store. I love to just stand inside and marvel at the ceramics that have been hand crafted by the very best local … Keep reading →
Something Light: South African animals take time out from being wild to mess around with with colour, context and unpowered flight
Mar. 21, 2017
A few years ago I was visiting Cape Town and received the most wonderful birthday present, an original painting of Nelson Mandela, colourful, fun and unique. The master of my gift is fine artist Deziree … Keep reading →
Made in South Africa: Gifts and souvenirs with so much heart and soul, they're almost conscious
Feb. 28, 2017
Shopping in Cape Town is refreshing for visitors coming from a world where nearly all things have been made in China. Globalisation has squashed originality with brand identities ruling product placement … Keep reading →
A light meal at Dalliance, Victoria Wharf
Jan. 23, 2017
I have noticed that there is only one restaurant that everyone talks about in the V&A shopping mall at the Waterfront but I was not impressed. firstly I don’t like the idea of dining in a shopping mall … Keep reading →
Young, gifted and edible: Meet the delicious produce of the Oranjezicht City Farm Market
Nov. 16, 2016
There are a few markets to visit in Cape town on a Saturday morning depending on your mood, but If you really want to embrace the local foodie culture where families and friends gather with children ( … Keep reading →
Haas, Bo Kaap
Jan. 14, 2013
It used to be an old Bo Kaap barbers where I sat on a wooden bench for what seemed like an eternity waiting for a my turn to get sheared in a controlled environment of Vitalis and Peter Stuyvesant fumes … Keep reading →
Review: Johan and Gabriela stay at Prestwich 222, The Rockwell, De Waterkant
Sep. 25, 2012
We did have a great time at
How To: Get Cellular, mobile, data and internet in Cape Town
Dec. 05, 2010
Cellular, mobile service providers available are MTN, Vodacom, Cell C, Virgin Mobile and Telkom. To get going quickly and easily go for a prepaid service option. I would recommend Vodacom for the … Keep reading →
Cape Town land and areas
Jul. 21, 2008
The bulk of Table Mountain hulking over you like a gigatonne heavyweight sandstone bodyguard; flanked by its three more diminutive henchmen, Devil’s Peak, Signal … Keep reading →