Window shopping local design in Kalk Bay: Green Route

I love the boutiques in Kalk Bay, especially Catacombes. Take a peek at some of my favourite shops along the Main Road. Jane Valken is another boutique selling dreamy designs. I didn’t go inside Saint Siena this time but how pretty is the aloe. GRZA PROMO DISCOUNT WITH COSMIC BAZAAR โ€“ 10% OFF To buy the Canna OilContinue reading “Window shopping local design in Kalk Bay: Green Route”

Creative women crochet bags with hemp twine for Hemporium SA at NPO H18: Green Route

Women at the H18 eco-NPO made my hemp twine shopper from Hemporium SA. It’s so great to be able to support an NPO while buying sustainable totes. Did I mention how much I love my tote?

Garth Tavares is the perfectly imperfect Cape Town Vegan: Green Route

Garth Tavares, also known as the Cape Town Vegan, is a busy musical theatre lecturer, piano man and voice coach who uses social media to document his โ€˜perfectly imperfectโ€™ vegan life in Cape Town.

Lockdown Life: Week 1 and counting down in the new normal: Green Route

We’ve completed Week 1 of the lockdown in South Africa and, so far, it’s been a week of firsts. The first time I’ve been in lockdown. The first time dogs in our neighbourhood have stopped barking since we moved here 20 years ago. Birds are singing. There’s very little noise from the M3 freeway. It’sContinue reading “Lockdown Life: Week 1 and counting down in the new normal: Green Route”

The story of the eco-conscious Christmas ladder: Green Route ๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿ’š ๐ŸŽ„

How a ladder from a municipal dump came to be our upcycled Christmas tree

Nikki Brighton’s eco-conscious Howick and her Midlands Mosaic: Green Route

Eco-activist Nikki Brighton shares her Green Route in and around Howick in KwaZulu-Natal

My pick of the most Instagrammable cafes in Cape Town: Green Route

What’s your favourite cafe? Nourish’d Cafe in Obs was recently voted the 13th most Instagrammable cafe …. in …. the …. world. So let’s have some fun and vote for our own most Instagrammable cafes in Cape Town – they must be sustainable, eco-conscious and visually pleasing. Let’s go!