#Alien adventures: Summer feet – pedicures and gag reflexes

Don’t you just love summer? The promise of braaivleis, sunny skies and chardonnay call to us like bronzed Brazilian sirens. It’s hard to resist the call. So inevitably, rush to embrace our summer wardrobes, which of course includes summer footwear: strappy sandals, slip slops and (for those who insist) “strops” – those practical but horrifically … Continue reading

Heartache 2.0: Digital Breakups and Cyber STD’s

[This post was previously published in City Press, in my column – On My Radar. It has resonated with many people so I thought it worth re-blogging, for those who don’t read City Press.] A friend put on a brave face when she announced that she had broken up with *Simphiwe. It was that sensitive, post-break … Continue reading

#alienadventures: the ressurection (sort of)

Yes I know it’s been a while, but isn’t that the nature of blogs? There are those who are dedicated, and usually they make a business of it. Good for them. Then there are the other let’s-try-this-blog-thing-out bloggers, who generally contribute to the trail of dead end blogs littering cyberspace.      I fall into … Continue reading

#alien adventures: SAFW the bold, the beautiful and the just plain bizarre

The wonderful thing about Alien Adventures is that you never know when they are going to happen and how intense they will be when they do occur. The fashion world is natural fit for an Alien Adventure, but little did I expect such a wild ride on the first night of SA fashion week (summer … Continue reading