TASTING a whisky money CAN’T BUY…


whiskY is whiskEY right? WRONG… If you know the difference in the spelling you will know what I am talking about and would have enjoyed the recent FNB Whisky live Festival. If you don’t, however, nothing changes and you too would have enjoyed the event… You see kind sir, whether you know your peaty taste […]

The Sidecar ~ Drink of the week


The Sidecar is reserved for wingmen only. Think Robin to Batman, Barney to Ted and Cognac to a cocktail. The sidecar is a classic made up of triple sec, cognac, and lemon juice -No Sugar. Not the manliest cocktail EVER, but it definitely has enough kick to make it tougher than the average martini. In […]

Pallet Furniture ~ The Bed


Pallet Furniture has become a “Thing”. As wood is getting scarcer, wooden furniture is becoming more expensive, sought after and valuable. At the same time there is a trend towards a simpler lifestyle and bringing natural materials like wood back into the home. Alot of people salvage these materials from shipyards, buildings, barns and factories […]

Standard Bank Africa Cycle Fair


Imagine the scene: music is playing, there are people selling candy floss, somewhere a teenage boy is trying to impress a girl by winning her a stuffed animal. This is the image that a FAIR brings to mind when we think about out the movies right – The American passtime of people in small towns […]