Kirst Bisset


» WIN a 2-night Stay at Tsogo Sun
February 17, 2016

Oh, hello, #RandomActsOfKindness day!  To celebrate, my lovely friends at Tsogo Sun are giving away a 2-night stay at Sun Square, Suncoast in Durbs that includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, local beers, wine, and softdrinks for two people. Wait, why am I giving this away? Can I keep it?...
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» The 411 on Eyelash Extensions
February 10, 2016

What are your thoughts on eyelash extensions? I've always been a little nervous of them, to be honest. What if I look like Twiggy's dejected cousin? What if they stab me in the eyeball? What if I don't have time? I recently met up with my beautiful friend, Daniella, and after not seei...
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» 5
November 05, 2015

Five years ago, I met a man. A man who was unexpected, unintentional, unwanted even. A man whose ambition, curiosity, humility and humour would change me for the better forever. How did this man come about? It's a funny story, actually... We met via Twitter in 2010. Yes, Twitter. You know, the ...
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» What I Learnt from being on a Liquid Diet
August 11, 2015

I become such an asshole when I'm hungry. I love food. Food forms part of my life. I love the experience that food affords - from cooking at home to catching up with friends over a meal. From creating memories over a carb-fueled pasta evening to breathing in overseas culture through food.  ...
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» Watch this Pug get REALLY Excited to go for a Walk
June 14, 2015

Pugs are hilarious. Pugs don't have to do anything and they're hilarious. But what happens when you combine a pug and an insatiable appetite for walks? Cue Tot! This adorable Cape Town-based pug can barely contain her excitement when her human mentions going for a stroll. From the sound ef...
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» Treat Your Kitty this Winter with the #HillsKittyCuddler
June 02, 2015

Nothing impresses Zorro. No, really. You could come at him with catnip flavoured bacon and he would still think you were the most inferior being on his Earth. Also, Zorro dictates our household. We have to sleep around him and we have to wake up when he wakes  up. And yet, I still keep trying. ...
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» #BadBloodMusicVideo is finally here!
May 18, 2015

I mean, does this even need an introduction? It's not like we haven't waited long enough. T-Swizzle teased us for weeeks with a myriad of Sin City-esque posters featuring some of the biggest names in Hollywood, including Lena Dunham, Selena Gomez, Cara Delevingne and Karlie Kloss. To top i...
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» WIN Tickets to see Avengers: Age of Ultron
May 01, 2015

The latest Avengers movie is now showing in cinemas and promises to thrill!  Robert Downey Jr returns as Tony Stark. When Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and it is up to the Avengers to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans. Now, the...
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» What is #WhiskyLiveOnTwitter & Why You Should Tune In
April 22, 2015

Mmmm... Whisky.  What's better than whisky? Glenfiddich whisky! What's better than that? Glenfiddich whisky and Twitter! *hic* Join myself, some other thirsty misfits, and Glenfiddich’s National Brand Ambassador Luthando "Jezz" Tibini on Twitter tonight from 7pm until 8pm for th...
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» To Hire a Wedding Planner or not to Hire a Wedding Planner
March 27, 2015

It’s a question every couple asks when delving into the never-ending pit of planning that involves making life-changing decisions such as whether to go with single-stemmed flowers or not.   Truth be told, I’m not the kind of girl who’s been thinking about her wedding day since...
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» Love your Pets with the Hill's Foodie Bin
February 16, 2015

In case you missed it, it was Zorro's 6th birthday last weekend. Look how happy he was about this fact... Like any normal crazy cat person, I asked myself, "What does one buy a cat that has everything?" Naturally, Hill's had the answer! The Hill's Foodie Bin is the holy grail of pet f...
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» A Non-Cheesy Look Back at 2014. And Beyond.
December 31, 2014

We all go into the new year with the best intentions, but sometimes there is some substance missing. So I put together a few "resololutions" to take with you into 2015. Celebrate your Success Anyone who knows me will be aware that I am way too humble for the ad industry. When it comes to success, la...
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» WIN One of Two Cotton On Vouchers!
December 10, 2014

The Largest Cotton On Store in the World Durban is doing things bigger and better this festive season with the opening of the largest Cotton On store in the world! Yip, no store globally competes with the size of this baby. The store will be housed in Gateway and opens this weekend! Christmas shoppi...
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» My Top 5 Summer Essentials
December 02, 2014

The next three weeks are going to be tough. We have to control the urge to slather ourselves in something that smells like coconut and throw our hands in the air like we just don't care prematurely. Until such time, I've put a list of Summer essentials together, so that you're fully p...
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» WIN with the new Charles & Keith store in The Pavilion
December 01, 2014

This season's trends are some of my favourite yet. From the pop of colour adding excitement to monochrome to nautical and African-inspired prints, the variation and appeal to different styles really excites me. That's why when I was invited to the opening of the new Charles & Keith sto...
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» If you thought Solange & Jay-Z had an elevator brawl...
October 27, 2014

I don’t go out looking for trouble. I own a company and have a needy cat. Trust me, the last thing I need is drama. So my encounter in an elevator this morning took me by surprise.  I was on my way to an appointment at Umhlanga Hospital. If you’ve ever visited this hospital, you&rsq...
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» It's Mr Price Sport BlogOlympics time!
October 13, 2014

*hobbles onto my blog* Why am I walking like a cowboy, you ask? Well, I've been training for the second annual Mr Price Sport BlogOlympics. The BlogOlympics 2013 was one of the highlights of my year. It's rare that a brand is able to incorporate bloggers and influencers in such a fun, inte...
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» Great Lengths' Pink Hair Campaign is Back!
September 29, 2014

Wednesday sees the start of look-after-your-boobies month. That's right, ladies. It's time to get off your asses and go and get your breasts checked out if you haven't already done so this year. In support of Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, the wonderful folks at Great Lengt...
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» FREE Tickets to the Millionaire Mind Intensive Program
September 22, 2014

Yeah yeah yeah... Nobody has a longing desire to talk about finances, but lo and behold, we could all do a whole lot more to make our money go further. Especially if, like me, you're an entrepreneur. The Millionaire Mind Intensive program is hitting Jozi and Durbs in September and October and d...
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» Victoria's Secret is coming to SA (but don't get too excited)
September 12, 2014

You read right, my friends... The sexiest brand in the word is finally making its way to our shores. Now just excuse me while I perve over my Candice for a sec... Unfortunately, we'll have have to wait for the famed Victoria's Secret lingerie sets for now (watch this space!). But you can g...
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» Get your FREE #HillsKittyTin this September
September 04, 2014

DISCLAIMER: This is a crazy cat lady post. You've been warned. If you know me at all, you'll know that Zorro is the centre of my universe. Well, him and Barry share this space, but sometimes Zorro inches Baz out when he falls asleep in my arms. Since I bought Zorro home from the SPCA (he c...
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» Goodluck have Released the Video for 'What Would We Be'
September 03, 2014

Our local artists are absolutely SMASHING it this year and producing beats and videos that are head and shoulders above their international counterparts. Now, I don't want to sound biased because I'm lucky enough to call Ben and Jules friends, but my obsession with Goodluck's latest s...
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» Mr. Price Sport Have Launched an Online Store
August 20, 2014

Truth be told, two of my favourite things in the world are shopping and klapping gym, boet. So, when the kick ass folk at Mr. Price Sport dropped off a little parcel at my office yesterday, I was thrilled. It could have been the champagne I had during lunch to celebrate my birthday, but whatever. Th...
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» The Foo Fighters' New Album is here in November
August 12, 2014

In case your heart wasn't already in your throat about the fact that the almighty Foos will be in S.A. in December, they are about to release a new album. The band's eighth studio album of all-new material will be titled Sonic Highways and will be released globally on Monday, Nov...
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» Why I Ended my Relationship
August 07, 2014

Yesterday, I called off my engagement. It was a very surreal experience and the feeling will stick with me forever. But, before you break out in the ‘Single Ladies’ dance, let me explain… I went from ‘Engaged’ to ‘Single’ on Facebook for a very worthy cause...
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» Stuttafords in Rosebank is now Open! *Happy Dance*
August 04, 2014

If you've visited Rosebank Mall's new and improved awesomeness, you'll know that it's difficult to leave empty-handed. Well, to add to that struggle, Stuttafords have just relaunched their store and I was fortunate enough to attend this fab event last Thursday, 31 July. Having ju...
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» The Ultimate Skin-Hydrating Combo
August 04, 2014

Before I start, I think it's important that you know that this blog isn't endorsed in any way. I went out and did all the hard work myself, dammit! I've been through the wringer when it comes to Winter skin. My skin is both dehydrated and genetically sensitive (thanks, Ireland. And Fr...
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» Dune London's SS14 Collection is Almost Here!
July 18, 2014

I just finished wiping the drool off of my keyboard after getting a sneak peek into Dune London's latest Spring/Summer 2014 collection. Ladies and gents, your fashion hearts will melt. At their media day in Cape Town recently, there was a huge focus on graphic prints, bold colours, monochromati...
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» How to Look Hot at the Gym
June 13, 2014

Truth be told, I've never really cared for what I wear to the gym. You're gonna look all gross and sweaty anyway, right? That was until I started going to gym more often than not. Trust me, when you're wearing that much gym-wear in one week, you tend to start making an effort. So...
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» WIN the Ultimate Black Carpet Experience with Lipsy at the Durban July
May 26, 2014

The Durban July is around the corner and it's always one the most fun events on the social calendar (from what I can remember.) The Durban July is even more awesome when it's done properly and, if you were at the Met this year, you'll know that doing it properly means doing it with Li...
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» Off to Everest Base Camp we go!
April 30, 2014

Truth be told, the thought of heading to Everest has never been on my wish list. It seemed like something so beyond my frame of reference, so when Baz suggested it a couple of months ago, I thought that he'd just had too much Patron again. Baz and his Dad summited Kilimanjaro in 2000 (which sit...
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» Save 50% on Lucky Brand denim AND help a charity
April 16, 2014

Truth be told, shopping for jeans is a bitch. I don't know about you, but I have to prep myself for that adventure. I do my stretches, don't eat for eight days prior, and sip down a bit of Patron before heading out to find denim that makes my butt resemble Jessica Alba's. Until L...
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» Jigsaw is Coming to South Africa!
April 15, 2014

Functional and whimsical are the words that come to mind when thinking about the Jigsaw brand. And no, I’m not referring to that 1,000 piece puzzle that you put together as a child. Jigsaw is a luxury British clothing brand that originated in London in the early 70’s and has made its mar...
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» #VodacomRugbyStats
March 19, 2014

Right. I love rugby. I ADORE rugby. I try to attend every Sharks game that I can at The Shark Tank (Barry, thanks for the season tickets, yo!) and I love that my weekends are spent shouting like a drunk banshee at my favourite and my most disliked players. But, truth be told, I'm not that well-...
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» My Full Shoot with FHM
February 28, 2014

I know. I know! My blogging has been comparable to a sober Charlie Sheen lately (in that it has been non-existent.) Sorry, pals and gals... My company has just been on the up and up and stealing away every second of my life. Therefore, this post is ridiculously late... A few months late. DOH! But, h...
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» My S.W.E.A.T. 1000 Journey. So far.
January 13, 2014

My S.W.E.A.T. 1000 journey began over 18 months ago at their branch in Morningside, and I shudder at the thought of my first class as I remember gasping for oxygen that didn't seem to exist and realising my quads were going to scream at me for days afterwards. I'm not afraid to admit ...
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» Four Years Later
December 06, 2013

Hey Ma I hope you're having a rocking time up there with the angels.  I only physically write to you annually, but you know I think about you and feel you near everyday since you passed four years ago.  Today feels oddly surreal. Madiba passed away last night and, despite it coming fo...
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» Happy 1st Birthday, STIR!
November 29, 2013

Dear Stir, Happy first birthday! I registered you a whole 365 days ago and, for the last few days, I have been struggling to comprehend all that has happened since then. There have been days when I have hated you, cursed you, and blamed you. There was even a time when I wanted to give up on you as I...
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» Bergasol is your Bestie this Summer
November 25, 2013

As some of you may know, I am obsessed with sunscreen. Two words - Ob. Sessed. There's no real need to explain why. I just hate cancer and the potential of looking like a body in a leather casing when I'm thirty. I wear sunscreen every single day. Indoors or outdoors. Summer or Winter. And...
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» WIN Tickets to see Hardwell in Durbs!
November 25, 2013

Dutch progressive and electro house DJ and music producer, Hardwell, will be performing live in South Africa in December. If you've ever seen Hardwell perform, it's more of an experience than just a set. The dude gives it his all and sends his audience into a trance with some sick synths a...
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» Topshop's New Running Wild Collection has Landed
November 21, 2013

Truth be told, I am struggling to walk out of Topshop empty-handed lately. Combining the right pieces together makes for the perfect outfit. Yummy! Their new 'Running Wild' collection just makes me think about road trips, festivals, and freedom. But what are words, ey? PAH! Have a loo...
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» Bobbing, Running, and Hula-Hooping at the 2013 BlogOlympics
November 19, 2013

My body and my liver have finally recovered from the inaugural 2013 Mr. Price Sport BlogOlympics. Yeah, it took almost a week. And what a day it was! 24 bloggers from Jozi, Cape Town, and Durbs gathered at Tsogo Sun's Sun Square Hotel at Suncoast last week Wednesday to carbo-load and nourish ou...
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» Nedbank's #LONGSHOTS Happens Tomorrow!
November 19, 2013

This is my second blog post about balls in one day *shrugs* The folks over at Nedbank are hosting a rad event tomorrow called "Longshots". It is in aid of The Sports Trust and will see a host of very fine men taking part. The participants have been invited by Nedbank to hit golf balls off a yacht an...
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» Priyanka Chopra Owns the new GUESS Holiday Campaign
November 18, 2013

There's very little as iconic as a GUESS campaign. When we think of these campaigns, we muster up thoughts of modeling legends such as Claudia Schiffer, Drew Barrymore, Candice Boucher, and Anna Nicole Smith looking smouldering and angelic. The latest addition to this bevy of beauties is Bollyw...
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» Mr. Price Sport's BlogOlympics are Here!
November 11, 2013

What do you think will happen when you put South Africa's hottest bloggers together in Durban to compete in a whole host of fun activities to win prizes and bragging rights? You get the inaugral Mr. Price Sport BlogOlympics! You heard right... Bloggers (and a sprinkle of sporting and media rock...
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» You Don't Want to Miss IMAX this Festive Season
November 08, 2013

It's taken me the whole day to sit and write this blog. Firstly, you know, work and secondly, my mind has been blown since watching Thor: The Dark World at Ster-Kinekor's IMAX in Gateway last night. For those of you who are ready to close this blog already, read on. Having IMAX in South Af...
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» Midori Eco Salon is Green Goodness in the Heart of Sandton
November 07, 2013

Ya no look, I'm no tree-hugger, but wherever possible, I try to do my bit for the environment. It's the small things that matter such as saving electricity, avoiding red meat wherever possible, or recycling. So, when I recently found out about Midori Eco Salon in Sandton, I was excited to ...
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» Wanna Climb Kilimanjaro? Here's Your Chance.
November 06, 2013

I have always admired those who have conquered the mammoth task of summiting the tallest mountain in Africa. Many have told me that it is the most challenging thing they have ever done, and coming from former Springboks and business owners, this is quite a statement. If you have ever considered doin...
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» IMAX is in SA! *squeal*
October 28, 2013

You read right! The ultimate movie experience is hitting our shores in November. Ster-Kinekor has announced that IMAX will open the theatre of all theatres in Durban's Gateway Theatre of Shopping on the 8th of November with the first feature being Thor: The Dark World. If yo...
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» The Absa Champagne Festival 2013 was Exquisite
October 28, 2013

Truth be told, champagne makes me happy. And no, I'm not talking about the alcohol in champagne (I am), but rather what it represents. Nobody opens a bottle of champagne to commiserate or to drown their sorrows. Champagne is a drink that represents all things festive and celebratory. So, when I...
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» Happy.Me Tea is Here. It Will Change You
October 23, 2013

Happy.me... Don't you just love that? Truth be told, I can't help but smile when I hear that name. It may be the booze talking. Happy.me is a beverage company that has just secured its footprint in Greenside, Johannesburg and you're going to fall in love with it. Their signature bevvi...
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» What a Gynae Visit Entails
October 22, 2013

Truth be told, I love my boobs. What? I do. Nothing wrong with a little boob love. We should all love our chest extensions. So, in the spirit of breast cancer awareness month, I decided to go for a mammogram at my gynae. As most women do, I decided to go for a full check-up and include a pap smear i...
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» Burlesque Dancer Twerks to Beethoven's 5th Symphony
October 21, 2013

2013 has most certainly been the year of the twerk. Never has the art of butt-shaking been so prominent in our everyday lives. Never did I ever think I would be typing these words. From Miley's continuous abominations... ... to Jimmy Kimmel's prank that had us all believing this video was ...
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» My Full Shoot with Garreth Barclay
October 16, 2013

Truth be told, photographic work never gets old. It definitely brings out the little girl in models as we never tire of dressing up and having beautiful hair and make-up done. Don't think it's easy, though! I was very excited when I was given the opportunity to shoot with Garreth Barclay. ...
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» The New Zealanders take on 'Wrecking Ball'
October 11, 2013

If you haven't been subjected to Miley Cyrus' 'Wrecking Ball', I want your life. What do you do? Hit me up! And don't click play below... Since the smashmortion of a video was released, the Internet has been a plethora of opinions, shock, acceptance, and, best of all, parodi...
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» WIN Tickets to the SA Premiere of 'Jobs'
October 09, 2013

I have been waiting for the premiere of Jobs for too long, ya'll! The biographical film about the legendary Apple founder premieres in South Africa next week! Ashton Kutcher takes on the role of Steve Jobs and the film follows Jobs' journey from when he dropped out of Reed College in 1974 ...
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» My Latest TVC for Lafarge
October 08, 2013

I was recently given the opportunity to star in a TVC for Lafarge. When my agent first told me I was cast, the first thing that popped into my mind was a hard-hat and a bikini. Much to my delight, this wasn't the case. I had the opportunity to work with the legendary Norman Anstey, as well as t...
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» Durban Digital Day happens at the end of October
October 03, 2013

I spend my time equally between Johannesburg and Durban and have become increasingly amazed at how underrated business opportunities in Durban are. Many think that it is a slow, coastal town and all the action happens in Jozi. Well, they couldn't be more wrong. Durbs is bustling with opportunit...
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» Kimberley Diamond Cup 2013 - The Lowdown
October 02, 2013

Man, I was bleak when I couldn't make it to the Kimberley Diamond Cup this year. And, after watching the footage over the weekend, I am chilling in a mild depression right now. Held at the Kumba Skate Plaza in Kimberley, the event saw KZN-based skateboarder, Dallas Oberholzer, cruise away with ...
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» Have Great Lengths #PinkHair Installed for CANSA in October!
September 30, 2013

Truth be told, hair extensions have always intrigued me. The only thing I've ever worried about is the risk of looking like trailer park trash when you can see the glue and all the yucky Jerset Shore-esque consequence. But then I stumbled upon Great Lengths Hair Extensions and let's just s...
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» The Kimberley Diamond Cup is Back!
September 23, 2013

It's that time of year again, folks! Some of the world's best skateboarders will descend upon Kimberley to show off some mad skill and compete against each other for some sick prizes. That's right. The legends at Ultimate X are bringing us the Kimberley Diamond Cup (formerly know...
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» TUSC Treat You Well With Their Treatments
September 17, 2013

Truth be told, I have always been a bit nervous about making the transition from a 'pamper' facial to something deeper and more medical for my skin. My skin is pretty sensitive, but served me well up until now (thanks for the sunscreen, Ma!) However, my curiousity and sneaky appearance of ...
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» Helena Christensen for Kipling
September 16, 2013

Truth be told, Helena Christensen has always intrigued me. Those eyes have you enquiring about her thoughts for days! The Danish beauty is a supermodel, mother, and photographer, and her latest venture is gracing international and lifestyle luggage brand, Kipling, with her face. The life of a s...
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» Check out the video for The Kiffness' 'Where Are You Going?'
September 13, 2013

If you've never heard of The Kiffness, you'll never forget them now. That name is so simple to remember! The fun-filled, vibey duo are taking over the airwaves with their latest single, 'Where Are You Going?', featuring the delectable Matthew Gold. The duo comprises of Mvelo Shan...
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» Jimmy Fallon Breaks Down the Pros & Cons of Buying the New iPhone
September 12, 2013

Truth be told, I'm an Apple fan (read: Crazy, obssessive nutcase over Apple products). So when it was time for Apple to annouce their latest offering, I wasn't about to miss out. With a 64-bit processor, the iPhone 5s will do stuff before you even think it and the fingerprint ID will ...
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» WIN with Stylemology!
September 10, 2013

If you haven't heard of the awesome that is Stylemology, I may have to disown you now. The brand goes far beyond online shopping and moves toward a full-blown fashion content portal. Fashion AND technology? What could be better? Well, I'll tell you what can be better. Free stuff. Yeah, I s...
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» So I've entered Miss Zag 2013
September 03, 2013

Morning, peeps. Happy Tuesday / Chooseday / Shoesday and so on and so forth. The Miss Zag competition is back this year and, by the looks of the entrants, things are hotter than ever! Miss Zag is bringing hot beach babes into our lives thanks to one of my favourite mags, Zigzag, and rocking surf bra...
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» The Bebe South Africa Launch
September 02, 2013

Truth be told, I don't think I've ever walked past a Bebe (pronounced bee-bee) store without popping in for a bit of a browse. A further confession is that I don't think that I've walked out of a Bebe store empty-handed, much to my credit card's dismay! So, when I found out ...
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» The Dangers of Falling Asleep at Work
August 30, 2013

It's Friday and it's almost lunch time. All we really want to do is take a little nap (until about 4:30pm), so that the weekend arrives faster. But beware, my friends... The dangers of falling asleep on the job run far deeper than, say, your boss walking in and firing you. It's time f...
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» My Full Shoot with Willem De Lange
August 20, 2013

I couldn't be more thrilled to be modelling more again. I took some time out get my degrees, gain some experience and start my own business, but always missed it. So, when I joined Models International earlier this year, I wanted to update my portfolio a bit. At this point, it just so happened ...
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» ALDO Rise SS13 Collection
August 14, 2013

Truth be told, I always struggle to walk out of ALDO empty handed. And they just keep getting better. Their latest offering is a collaboration between ALDO and London-based duo, Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi of Preen by Thornton Bregazzi. Personally, I am loving the contrast between masculine an...
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» Faceblocks Convert your favourite Social Media Pics to Works of Art
July 30, 2013

From our morning coffee to not losing weight until we've Instagrammed our dumbbells, our lives are displayed in filtered pictures every day. But, truth be told, there's still something so special about a printed photograph. That's why I was so thrilled to come across a new product by ...
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» Nike's New Running Technologies & "Nature Amplified" Design Ethos
July 17, 2013

Truth be told, I've always been a bit of a Nike fanboy. From their shoes to their apparel, they rock it hard. And don't get me started on their marketing genius. Yesterday, at their global headquarters in Beaverton, Nike revealed new innovations to enhance a runner's or athlete's...
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» Check out Britney Spears' Video for "Ooh La La"
July 12, 2013

I didn't even know Britney was back! Well, kinda... It's cute and it's appropriate for the Smurfs 2 soundtrack. But don't expect any of the following: - A red catsuit. - Licking sweat off of male models. - Schoolgirl outfits. - Explosive dance moves. It does, however, feature her...
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» Kings Of Leon's New Single is almost here!
July 12, 2013

*dry-humps the air* YAY! Kings Of Leon are about to throw a new single in our faces! Their latest, Supersoaker, will be released next week Wednesday, 17 July via all digital providers and their new album, Mechanical Bull, will rock our worlds on the 24th of September this year. The band will also de...
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» Forever New to launch their Botanica Collection in stores
July 10, 2013

Truth be told, Forever New very rarely lets me down. Whether it's a dress for an event or a simple accessory to complete an outfit, they're my "go-to" store. Unrelated, I like flowers. There are just under two months left of (official) Winter, so Forever New's latest Botanic...
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» P!nk and Lily Allen's New Video has Dropped
July 01, 2013

Two of the most honest women in the music industry have teamed up for a very catchy tune detailing their thoughts on the meaning of true love. The track features on P!nk's latest offering, 'The Truth About Love' and features her husband, Carey Hart as well as their two-year old daught...
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» Stepping Out Of Your Comfort Zone
June 25, 2013

Let’s face it, since childhood, we have been swamped with ongoing motivational messages such as ‘live a little’, ‘step out of your comfort zone’, and the latest travesty, ‘YOLO’. They have been bestowed upon us by family, friends and, lest we forget, al...
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» Conversations with my Two Year Old
June 13, 2013

It's Phuza Thursday, folks so let's get right down to it. I found some Internet gold that I think you'd really like. Have you ever tried to have a conversation with a two-year old? You know the ones... They're light, fluffly, sometimes informative and just when you think the chil...
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» Steve Madden's Winter Range is Delicious
June 04, 2013

Truth be told, my shoe obsession has reached new heights over the last few months. There's very little I can resist about a pair of artworks on my feet. So when I received an invite to attend the launch of Steve Madden's Winter range in Sandton City, I RSVPed faster than Amanda Bynes admit...
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» The New Maru Video has Landed
May 29, 2013

If you've been living under kitty litter for a while, you may not know who the most famous cat in the world is. Maru is a Japanese word meaning 'round' or 'circle' and, looking at this feline, it's no guess as to why he was graced with this name. Maru has become a YouTu...
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» Candice Swanepoel without Photoshop
May 28, 2013

If you know me at all or if you've followed me on Twitter for even a day, you will be accustomed to my Candice Swanepoel infatuation. It may be the fact that she is South African born and bred and killing it overseas. It could be that body, those eyes, the effortless way she goes abou...
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» The Sky Screamer is the World's Tallest Swing Ride
May 27, 2013

Truth be told, I'm always on the hunt for the next big thrill. My adrenal glands have convinced me to bungee jump off Vic Falls bridge, swim with sharks, and get inked. But despite all of those 'accomplishments', there is often no greater rush than the one you experience at an amuseme...
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» The Baby Bachelor may just make history
May 17, 2013

Truth be told, it can be easy for one to get sucked in to the heart-wrenching drama that is 'The Bachelor' or even ‘The Bachelorette’. Sarcasm intended. Let’s face it... The shows need a serious revamp and should be targeting a younger, more up-and-coming market. Well, ou...
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» The Reeva I Knew
May 16, 2013

With the scintillation of Oscar Pistorius' next court appearance brewing in the minds of tabloid editors and pop-up journalists on social media, many people have, again, lost sight of the beauty on the receiving end of the bullets.  Countless pieces have been written by those close to Pist...
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» Why We Should Declare Beefcakes a National Monument
May 15, 2013

Truth be told, my love for dancing men and good burgers cannot be rivalled. Wait! Let me explain... I recently visited Beefcakes in Illovo, Jo'burg. After its faaaabulous success in Cape Town, the famed gay bar opened its door in the city of gold in October last year. The night was unforge...
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» The MINI Paceman is here
May 10, 2013

I've been dreaming about this car since its unveiling last Thursday, so please pardon any incoherence on this blog. The lovely folks at MINI invited myself (and many others far more fluent in car) to the launch of the MINI Paceman. The view was awful. Amongst the chatter, cocktails (virgin unti...
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» An Honest Star Trek Trailer
May 08, 2013

We're all familiar with that guy's voice from the movie trailers. He has a voice that would make films like Glitter sound palatable.  But what happens when honesty trumps the desire for Box Offfice gold? You get the honest movie trailer, of course. You may have seen the one featu...
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» Smacs has you sorted for Mother's Day
May 07, 2013

In case you missed it, it's Mother's Day this Sunday. Ok, freak out. Now relax. Smacs has got you covered. Smacs is an online shopping boutique based in Johannesburg and specialises in design and homeware. I know it may be a challenge to shop for other people on this site, but let...
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» Husband Animates Joke about Tortilla Chips told by Drunk Wife
May 06, 2013

Truth be told, I am a terrible joke-teller. I snort all the way through, and end up stuffing up the punch line beyond comprehension. So, when I stumbled upon this video of a man’s drunk wife telling one of the cheesiest jokes in history (you’ll see why my use of the word, ‘cheesy&r...
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» Stylemology's Shoppable Video
May 02, 2013

Truth be told, my online shopping addiction has reached new heights of late. The convenience is legendary and, every time an order arrives, it feels like Christmas. A few months ago, I stumbled upon a site called Stylemology and had to quickly wipe some drool off of my keyboard. Not only are th...
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» The Best Groms in SA prep for the Quiksilver Pro Junior
April 18, 2013

The Quiksilver Pro Junior is back and Durban is ready to host some of the best laaities that South African surfing has to offer.  New Pier will be set ablaze on the 18th and 19th of May this year as I sit and feel like a cradle-snatcher watching these peeps under the age of 20 showcase skills m...
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» Winter in Paris
April 17, 2013

I haven't blogged about my trip to Paris in February because trying to put Winter in Paris into words is a futile exercise. Visiting Paris is like delving into a whirlwind romance and only the two of you can understand the rush of emotions and the connection shared. See? Hard to put into words....
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» Make-Up Monday: Stella McCartney - Fall 2013
April 08, 2013

Truth be told, the simplicity and classic tailoring that Stella McCartney throws onto the runway has always made my fashion glands flutter. During Paris Fashion Week last month, she paired this style with statement brows and a focus on the lashes. Check out the video below for a glimpse of the show ...
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» Russell Brand on Jimmy Kimmel
April 04, 2013

I think you either love Russell Brand or you don't. If you don't, leave now. The Get Him To The Greek star was interviewed by Jimmy Kimmel this week. You may want to keep a spare pair of pants handy as the laughs may cause an involuntary tinkle. [PART 1] Brand gets right into it discussing...
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» WIN a double set of tickets to the award-winning show, Jersey Boys!
April 03, 2013

The award-winning Broadway musical, Jersey Boys, hits South African shores tonight and will grace us with its presence in Johannesburg until the 9th of June and opens to Cape Town audiences from the 19th of June until the beginning of August. The musical takes us back... Takes us waaaay back and sho...
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» It's OK, Kim K. There's still hope.
April 02, 2013

Truth be told, I couldn't give a Kardashian's arse about Kim K, but, with all due respect (not really), her maternity wardrobe has hurt my feelings. In fact, ever since Kanye became her illegal baby daddy stylist, everything down to the furry heels has gone wrong. But I'm not her...
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» How Do King Price Do It? Tell Me and WIN!
March 26, 2013

Since King Price launched in South Africa a couple of months ago, we've all been somewhat perplexed as to how an insurance premium can decrease every month. How do they do it? This guy tried very hard to figure it out... Not to be a quitter, he kept trying... Bless. So, do you have the answers?...
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» Make-Up Monday: Dermalogica's Multivitamin Thermafoliant
March 25, 2013

Yeah yeah, I realise this isn’t a make-up product per se, but the perfect canvas is necessary for a work of art, innit? Much to my horror and ever-increasing denial about getting older, I was recommended a handful of products from Dermalogica’s AgeSmart range during a Face Mapping about ...
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» WIN a Pair of Melissa Shoes!
March 08, 2013

Melissa Shoes have been around for 25 years, producing over 50 million shoes globally. Yes, that made me swoon, too. Comfort and style are always the order of the day with these babies and I think it's only right that one lucky lady experiences walking on clouds. The Melissa Incense III is up f...
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» Hunter's Extreme Ultimate X is here and you can WIN!
February 06, 2013

It’s not often that an event attracting the best of the best in extreme sports happens right in our backyard. Now in its fourth year, Hunter’s Extreme Ultimate X is set to rock our faces off! The Mother City's V&A Waterfront will be the home of this mind-blowing event on the 16t...
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» Want Me Wear Me is a fashion dream come true
February 05, 2013

When I first heard that this concept was coming to South Africa, I was so excited, my Choos nearly fell off. Want Me Wear Me enables you to rent designer dresses for any occasion at a fraction of the cost of the outfit. Some of the names pouring out of the website include the extravagance of Ro...
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» The best Super Bowl Ads at your Fingertips
February 04, 2013

Let's face it, the Super Bowl isn't REALLY about the Super Bowl. We eagerly anticipate the biggest stars in the world singing the Star Spangled Banner and we get to see which brands were willing to fork out millions of dollars to ensure their ads get seen. There were some winners and loser...
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» The MINI Bayswater will make you melt
January 28, 2013

The MINI brand evokes feelings of fun, effortlessness, and a tongue-in-cheek attitude. True to this identity, MINI South Africa showcased its Limited Edition MINI Hatch Bayswater and MINI Convertible Highgate models through an interactive 3D projection on the library wall in Nelson Mandela Square on...
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» Justin Timberlake's new single is FINALLY here!
January 14, 2013

The man, the legend. The dude that has made us wait faaaar too long. We knew it would be worth it, though. Justin Timberlake has just released his new single, "Suit and Tie". Thought you couldn't hyperventilate any furter? There's more! It features Jay-Z. You read right. Now pick your...
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» Depeche Mode are Back
December 19, 2012

It's lucky number 13! That's right... Depeche Mode are to release their thirteenth studio album in March 2013. According to DM's Martin Gore, "The music has a similar vibe to Violator and Songs of Faith and Devotion, and I think the songs on the album are among some of the very best w...
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» WIN a bottle of the New Men's Fragrance, Menelik!
December 18, 2012

Truth be told, I am a huge fan of supporting locally manufactured goods, especially at this time of year. As soon as I heard about Menelik, I knew I had to get my Proudly South African paws on it. The men's fragrance is new to the SA market and is uniquely produced, manufactured, and distr...
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» Fabiani is Opening in Eastgate!
December 11, 2012

The Fabiani brand has become synonymous with stellar quality, and all-round sexiness. Having styled men since 1978, their Italion (stallion) luxury is undeniable. My peeps on the east side… It’s your turn! A Fabiani store will be opening its doors in Eastgate Shopping Centre on Thursday...
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» Three Years Later
December 06, 2012

Hey, Ma! As you know from my Inaugural Bloglet, this site is all for you, so I just wanted to say hello. I can’t believe it’s been three whole years since you decided to hang out with the angels. Three years since you left, but as my face nuzzled against your cold cheek and I told you ho...
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» Zakes Bantwini is Releasing his Debut DVD
November 26, 2012

*Attempts to get 'Bum Bum' outta my head before proceeding with this blog.* Ok. Done. If you’ve been living under a rock, Zakes Bantwini is a Durban-based music superstar who describes his sound as “sophisticated dance music”, and is also the owner of independent record l...
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» Melissa Is Popping Up in Eastgate Today!
November 21, 2012

I recently blogged about the beautiful Alek Wek representing Melissa Shoes in their latest campaign. And now the brand has gone one step further on the awesome path. They have opened a pop-up shop in the landmark Eastgate Shopping Centre. The shop opens today and will be around until April 2013. It ...
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» Woman INpowered: A Lesson In Personal Safety
November 20, 2012

We have reached a point where it’s not a matter of if we will be affected by crime, it’s a matter of when. Even if this means we are not directly involved. Nearly 16,000 people have been murdered in South Africa in 2012 (so far) and it is estimated that a woman born in S.A. has greater c...
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» The R1,000 Challenge on 702 and Cape Talk
November 19, 2012

Truth be told, I think entrepreneurs are the key to solving many of South Africa’s issues. But starting your own business isn’t as easy as it sounds, especially with the lack of angel investors, complicated infrastructure, and difficult access to start-up capital. Every Thursday evening ...
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» The World's Number One Street Magician Hits S.A.
November 15, 2012

Truth is, magic has always fascinated me. It's right about now that I should confess to you that I used to be a magician's assistant. Let that simmer... Magic comes in many forms. Tricks, illusions, Magic Johnson... But every now and again, a form of magic comes along that leaves you ...
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» Red Bull Kluge - When Physics Gets Physical
November 12, 2012

Truth is, I've always been a bit of a science geek. I love contraptions and machines and new concepts. And I also love sports... So when I stumbled upon this little video project of Red Bull's called Red Bull Kluge, I just had to share it. Featuring some the world's finest athletes, i...
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» I got 99 Problems but Mitt Ain't One
November 06, 2012

The American elections take place today, and swing States were buzzing yesterday as President Barack Obama and Republican candidate, Mitt Romney, put their all behind brainwashing convincing those on the fence to vote for them. Cool cat, Obama, has had hip-hop superstar, Jay-Z in his corner fro...
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» The Gorgeous Alek Wek for Melissa Shoes
November 02, 2012

International fashion model, Alek Wek, has been selected to represent Melissa Shoes in their latest campaign. The South Sudanese supermodel is the face of the Melissa “Rainbow” collection. Melissa has manufactured over 50 million pairs of plastic shoes in the past 25 years! I absolutely ...
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» The Up The Creek 2013 Line-Up
November 02, 2012

AWWW. YEAH! *breathes* I told you about the Up The Creek Music Festival returning in 2013 the other day. And now, dear music and all-things-awesome lovers, the line-up has been confirmed! You can look forward to the following acts: - Karen Zoid - ISO - Nomadic Orchestra - Grassy Spark - Dirty Bounce...
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» Bon Jovi are coming to South Africa
October 29, 2012

Sing it with me now... Oooooooh! We're halfway theeeere! WOOOOAAAAHH! Livin’ on  prayer! It hit South Africans with a Blaze of Glory when Big Concerts revealed that American rock band, Bon Jovi, will be visiting our shores to Give Love a Bad Name for their Because We Can tour. Cape T...
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» The Up The Creek Festival is back, baby!
October 24, 2012

Bands, stages, booze, rubber duckies, water wings, comedy, and, of course, a river!  That's right, pals and gals! Up The Creek is back to turn the Breede river in Swellendam into a cesspool of rock, laughs, and performances from 31 January to 3 February 2013. Rumour has it that the li...
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» Clifton Shores Hits The U.S. TV Circuit
October 23, 2012

Love it or hate it, Clifton Shores has made its mark on South African television. If you've been averse to this craze, the show follows four American lasses around Cape Town as they rock events for bajillionaire, Quinton van der Burgh. Clifton Shores has been picked up in the States, and is now...
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» Drinking & Driving Sucks! Show Your Support
October 22, 2012

We all know someone whose life has been affected by a road traffic accident. World Day of Remembrance is the day we get to stand together and remember lost loved ones. Not only to celebrate their lives, but to create awareness about safety on our roads, especially the number one cause...
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» Coq, Coq, and more Coq
October 19, 2012

Oh, get your minds outta the gutter. No, don’t. Never do that. French apparel brand, Le Coq Sportif (I typed that in a French accent), expanded its Jozi footprint, and launched a beautiful store in Maponya Mall in Soweto yesterday. We were joined by numerous Le Coq Sportif brand amabassadors, ...
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» It's Party Time, Chumps. The Romney-Obama Presidential Debate
October 19, 2012

Truth be told, I've always had a love of US politics. I guess it probably has something to do with the fact that the person sitting in the White House has a direct impact on the lives of every person on the planet... Currently, there is a tussle for the next election between reigning President ...
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» Lady Gaga VS Ninja - Celebrity Deathmatch
October 18, 2012

Lady Gaga VS Ninja - Celebrity Deathmatch

There seems to be a bit of bad blood between some of the world's more controversial musicians at the moment, if this tweet by Lady Gaga is anything to go by…  It appears to be a clear sleight of South African Zeffers, Die Antwoord, in response to their parody of Lady Gaga in their l...
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» All the Preliminary Stats from Red Bull Stratos
October 17, 2012

Many of us bared witness to the breathtaking jump that Austrian daredevil, Felix Baumgartner, took on Sunday evening. Now it's time for the reporting and summaries. Altitude at which Felix Baumgartner stepped off the capsule: 39,045 metres / 128,100 feet Fastest speed achieved during freefall: ...
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» Top Acts to Perform for FREE in Cape Town
October 15, 2012

It's Monday. Naturally, we need to start planning our weekends. Durban-based bands, City Bowl Mizers and The Ard Matthews Affair will be joining Cape Town band, Gazelle, at the inaugural "Saturday Night Sounds with Boardriders" set for Saturday 20th of October at 6:30pm. The best part...
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» The Wheel Turns... Dr. Conrad Murray is Hating Jail
October 10, 2012

In a wonderful / weird / deserved twist of fate, Michael Jackson's killer former doctor, Dr. Conrad Murray, has stated that his body is in a state comparable to the zombies in Jackson's "Thriller" video. Celeb gossip site, TMZ, got their paws on a phone call between Murray and a ...
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» Make-Up Monday: Mistake Proof Eyes
October 08, 2012

When it comes to eye shadow and eyeliner, us non-experts may find it tricky to decide how far out the make-up should go. Too far in and our eyes look like piss holes in the snow. Too far out and we look like a Cleopatra drag queen. Check out the handy tutorial below for a quick and easy way to get t...
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» A Warm-Up for Bloc Party this Weekend
October 05, 2012

UK Indie band, Bloc Party, will be rocking S.A. over the weekend. They are performing in Johannesburg tonight, in Mary Fitzgerald Square in Newtown, courtesy of Vodacom, and at Rocking The Daisies in Darling, Cape Town tomorrow night. To get you in the mood, check out the videos for two of my f...
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» Beer + Charity = Winning Combo
October 04, 2012

Beer is good. Charity is better. The epitome is combining the two. The SA Bierfest is back, and rocking 3 cities in South Africa with the best that beer has to offer. Having already left Cape Town legless, Jozi and Durbs... Are you ready? I have joined forces with the lovely folk at Bierfest to give...
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» Obama and Romney Battle It Out in a Video Game
October 03, 2012

Every now and again (read: ALWAYS), we need a musical mash-up in the form of a video game to remind us that the US elections are kinda important. Also, Obama and Romney have more in common than you think... *presses play again*...
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» Freddie Van'Dango Releases a New Album
October 02, 2012

We tend to put very little faith in the Idols SA hopefuls actually building a music career once the show has finished, so it’s always refreshing to see an artist leverage off of their talent and the exposure received.   The ultimate hipster from the show, Freddie Van’Dango, has...
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» Felix Baumgartner is Ready to Freefall from Space
September 27, 2012

The final countdown for Felix Baumgartner’s history-making jump from the edge of space began on Monday after the Red Bull Stratos space capsule was given the go-ahead. The tentative launch date for Baumgartner’s attempt to jump from an altitude of 36,576 meters has now been set for Octob...
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» Greenday Frontman Heads to Rehab
September 26, 2012

It's a rite of passage for celebrities to do a stint in rehab these days and Greenday frontman, Billie Joel Armstrong, is no exception. During the iHeartRadio Festival in Las Vegas on 21 September, the 40-year old rocker was a little more than unimpressed when he was told that he only had 1 min...
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» Rihanna Debuts her New Single, "Diamonds"
September 26, 2012

Rihanna has debuted her latest single, "Diamonds". This is the first single off of her upcoming seventh studio album. Yup, seven... Rihanna debuted the song on various platforms in the US half an hour ago after posting the lyrics to the song a few hours prior. This woman's s...
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» She Won ANTM. Then what happened?
September 25, 2012

It’s a common curse of the reality show. Hype surrounds the show for weeks, the winner is announced, and is never heard from again.  Cycle 14 of America’s Next Top Model concluded for South Africans on Thursday, with 25-year old Arkansas native, Krista White, scooping the title into...
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» AC/DC Release Their First Live Album in 20 Years
September 20, 2012

"Live at River Plate" will be AC/DC’s first live album release in 20 years. Due for your eager consumption on 20 November 2012, the album was recorded in December 2009 in Buenos Aires to a total of over 200,000 fans over 3 epic nights.   The album will showcase a leg of their Black Ice Wo...
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» Cape Town's Eye-gasms Just Keep On Comin'
September 19, 2012

Attention, my Cape Town friends! This Thursday, 20th September, the creatives at The Woodstock Foundry are opening their studios to the public. The Cape Town Food Trucks will be coming through so that you can stuff your face with Lady Bonin tea smoothies, Limoncello Calzones, and The ...
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» 10 Fun Facts about Instagram
September 17, 2012

Many of us are guilty of putting the Earlybird filter on our coffee or taking professional-looking pics of beautiful sunsets around the country. But did you know that 58 photos are uploaded per second on Instagram? Here are a few more interesting tit-bits about this ground-breaking photo app. #cat i...
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» Surf Legend, Jordy Smith, is so hot right now.
September 14, 2012

Local Surf Hero, Jordy Smith, is giving us an in-depth glimpse into his personal and professional life in an autobiographical movie by Kai Neville studio, due for release on the 5th of November. Can’t wait until then to get your fix? No fear. The pre-release trailor can be viewed below. B...
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» P!nk Releases 5 Lyric Videos before her Album Release
September 13, 2012

P!nk has spoiled her fans with the pre-release of 5 lyric videos off of her upcoming album, ‘The Truth About Love’, due for release on iTunes next week.  True to form, P!nk’s songs are filled with brutal honestly and a wicked sense of humour. You dance along to her pain as wel...
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» The Top 5 Not-iPhone-5's
September 13, 2012

Yeah, I’m jumping on the iPhone 5 bandwagon and writing a blog about it. I’m one fedora and a skinny latte short of becoming a full-blown hipster.   Many of us have been anticipating the official release of the iPhone 5 since, well, the iPhone 4 was released in 2010. Last night, the...
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» Chris Brown tattoos a Battered Girl on his Neck
September 12, 2012

Chris Brown sure knows how to show off his extensive emotional intelligence. He was spotted earlier this week with a new tattoo eerily resembling Rihanna post-punch in 2009.   Obviously, the link between the ink and the idiotic attack on Rihanna has been vehemently denied by Brown’s spoke...
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» Win Goodies worth R3000 with the Maloof Money Cup
September 12, 2012

The end of September is drawing near, and that means the Maloof Money Cup is upon us! What better way to celebrate its imminent arrival than by winning some free stuff? I'm not sure Kimberley is going to know what hit it so best you prepare yourselves with this kick ass hamper up for grabs...
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» The 2 most beautiful people in the world get married
September 10, 2012

What treachery is this?! How can THAT much beauty fit into one household? Can you imagine what their childen will look like? Their sense of humour and all round ability to be awesome will rival that of any human being who ever lived! Anyhoo, congrats to Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds (Blyan? Reyly?)...
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» The Maloof Money Cup is here, baby!
September 10, 2012

If you've heard of Las Vegas, you've probably heard of the name Maloof. You know... The stinking rich family that owns The Palms Hotel and Casino. Well, they're bringing excitement of a different kind to our shores. The Maloof Money Cup 2012 is on its way to Kimberley in the Northern ...
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» Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel stars in music video
September 06, 2012

Double Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel is rocking a role in a music video with Double Grammy-winning US R&B star and protégé of Jay-Z, Melanie Fiona (yeah, I've never heard of her either) for her single 'Watch Me Work.'  Yeah, I can't believe sh...
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» Some Cape Town Fashion Heaven. In Jo'burg.
September 05, 2012

The child in me comes out when something different in the retail space pops up. So when I heard that an exciting new pop-up shop (see what I did there?) is opening its doors in Braamfontein, I let out a high-pitched squeal usually reserved for a Golden Retriever puppy. STAD will be opening its doors...
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» Some Vintage Brad Pitt for the Ladies!
September 03, 2012

Yeah, he's all almost-married now and my heart still bleeds for his divorce from Jennifer Aniston, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy a little throwback perv session. You're welcome. Now get back to work!...
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» Discovering the Discovery Invest Leadership Summit
August 31, 2012

This event has been calling my name for 3 years. Whilst interning at Discovery in 2010, I even emailed Discovery Group CEO, Adrian Gore to, firstly, blow a little smoke up his arse and, secondly, enquire (read: desperately beg) for tickets to Discovery Invest Leadership Summit. He didn’t reply...
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» No More 'Dawg Pound' on American Idol
August 30, 2012

Yo yo yo! Randy Jackson is exiting the American Idol judging panel but, according to TMZ, the award-winning producer will remain on the show as a mentor to the wannabes, err, contestants. According to reports, Nicki Manaj is as close to confirmed as a judge as can be. Can't wait to watch her an...
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» Pretty, Polo, and Patron
August 28, 2012

If you'd told me 3 months ago that I'd be taken shopping and to the polo by a luxury vehicle brand, I would've told you that TARA was missing a patient. The kick ass folks at BMW invited 4 bloggers - Misha Coetzee, Lelo Boyana, Milisuthando Bongela, and myself - to rock the inter...
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» Gaga Goes Back To Her "Born This Way" Roots.
August 21, 2012

Gaga Goes Back To Her "Born This Way" Roots.

She's famed for her platinum, and sometimes yellow, locks. Hell, she's even sported a black wig before. But it seems Gaga has opted for a more natural look this time around. On her Twitter account, she has described it as "Louis Vuitton brown". Gonna approach my hairdresser with that reque...
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» Entrepreneurship is a No-Brainer
August 16, 2012

My passion and respect for entrepreneurship began many years ago when my mom opened up her own business - supplying hotels, B & Bs and guest houses with everything they needed. She was charming and her service was on point so, naturally, she got away with being somewhat overpriced and turned the...
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» Free stuff! Free BMW stuff!
August 13, 2012

Free stuff! Free BMW stuff!

The BMW International Polo Series is rocking Jozi next week Sunday, the 26th of August. What better way to spend a Sunday? Huh? HUH? I have a double set of tickets to the BMW VIP Marquee and, for those of you who plan to get a little crazy, a chauffeur service to and from the venue. Let the Patron f...
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» Aiiit stop! Polo time!
August 10, 2012

With many of the Durban July hangovers finally beginning to subside, it's time for more horsing around. In its 23rd year, the 2012 BMW International Polo Series is rocking Shongweni in KZN on the 19th of August and Waterfall in Jozi on the 26th. South Africa will take on India on the back of so...
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» The Directorial Debut of the Year
August 01, 2012

It's rare that a directorial debut makes such an impact, but Barry Tuck (@BarryTuck) has created magic... Enjoy!...
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» Skydive For Rhinos
July 28, 2012

We’ve all, unfortunately, been exposed to the horrific photos on Facebook of our majestic rhinos in the midst of suffering. We can argue what’s worse; the graphics or the fact that people think sharing a picture is going to do something to stop the carnage. But that is a story for anothe...
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» The Most Fun You Can Have With Your Clothes On
July 27, 2012

Having not really perfected the art of surfing in May (see the video here: http://www.kirstybisset.com/Surfing-More-Than-The-Internet.html), it was high time to set my sights toward a new board sport. Afriski, Africa’s own Winter Wonderland and a mere 5 hour drive from Johannesburg and Durban,...
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» Wrangler is back, y'all!
July 24, 2012

Yeeeeee haaaaw! Western Work Wear (or Wrangler, as it is commonly known) is back in S.A. and the launch party did not disappoint. Held at a venue that can do no wrong, the Turbine Hall, we were surrounded by delicious denim, and the sweet vaaahbs of Newton’s finest. If you take away anything f...
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» Blood Brothers
July 17, 2012

As far as being dealt an unfair hand, this disease takes the cake. Haemophilia is a genetic blood-related disease that prevents one's blood from clotting properly. It affects, on average, 1 in 10,000 newborn males. You can easily live in fear that the slightest bump or graze could be fatal. Hae...
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» Be Sale-Savvy
June 28, 2012

It's that time of year again... The time when you walk aimlessly through malls blinded by the light prices, deceived by discounts and freed from fees. But BEWARE! Making your way through a sale has to be strategic and focused. The key to sailing through sales is patience. You know, going in, th...
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» Are you a Job Snob?
June 19, 2012

I've been out of the job-hunt game for a while. To be fair, I have never really been in it. Having worked since I was 16, opportunities have continuously, and luckily, presented themselves at every corner and I have grabbed each one by the short and curlies, at times disregarding what would mak...
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» Surfing More Than The Internet
June 04, 2012

I tell people I surf every day. What? They don’t ask me to clarify that it’s the Internet I surf… Being within the same gene pool as a former SA surfing champion, you’d think it would come naturally; something that I’d be inherently passionate about. Living nowhere nea...
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» #Caking, Cats, and Comrades
May 28, 2012

I don’t know how to bake. The last time I attempted baking, I end ended up with a fireman at… Never mind. The point is that I can’t tell my baking soda from my castor sugar. Which is why Stork’s wonderful #Caking concept was so appealing. They delivered a very large package ...
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» South-East Asia: A summary
May 23, 2012

Vietnam, Cambodia, Indo, and Thailand were a blur of yin-yang foods, buddhas, scooters, and cinnamon slip-slops. I need to summarise it so as not to forget the vitals: Number of days away: - 31 Countries seen: - 6 Beer varieties sampled: - 18 World Heritage Sites visited: - 3 Patron shots consumed: ...
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» Inaugural Bloglet
May 15, 2012

Writing more than 140 characters worth of thoughts... My nerves are shattered! So, I will not be writing about the expected… Patron, motorboating, or Patrick Lambie. Instead, I'd like to share a piece of writing I wrote as my Mom was losing her battle to cancer. This website is for her, ...
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