Favourite things: South African Edition

I’ve had so much fun discovering and rediscovering some amazing local brands back in the homeland, so it seems only fitting that this month’s roundup be a ‘proudly South African’ edition.

Inside Out

So, I’m back with another fabulous Durban discovery. I stumbled upon the beautiful home boutique, Inside Out, during one of those kid-free days I had last week…. sigh. Picturesque both inside and out, this store is full of gorgeous furniture, rugs, scatter cushions, local artwork, glassware and plenty of other must have accessories. You’ll have to excuse my iPhone photography-on-the-fly once again, but here’s a peek at what I saw there. The store is located on Lillian Ngoyi Road (previously Windermere Road) – if you’re in the area,… Read more »

weylandts home decor south africa


Well, hello my lovelies! It’s been a while. I am having a fabulous holiday in South Africa so far. If you’ve been following my Instagram feed, you’ll know that we arrived to some pretty chilly weather conditions in the KwaZulu Natal midlands, but I’ve since migrated to the coast and am enjoying Durban’s fabulous, warmer winter conditions. My mom took the smalls off my hands for a few days (thanks Mom!) so I have been somewhat of a free agent… It’s been… Read more »

Homeward bound

School has wrapped for the year and this household is officially on holiday. Picture me doing the happy dance! The Dubai summer, with its scorching temperatures and long days of kids being cooped up indoors, is not for the faint hearted. Last year, we braved the entire school break here and I pretty much swore I wouldn’t do that again if I could help it, so the kids and I are off to the homeland in a few days. We are so looking forward to… Read more »