A week in Cape Town

Trying to live up to the blog’s motto of always procrastinating productively, myself and Ingrid Heydenrych ventured into Cape Town this week with high expectancies of living The Big City Life while doing an internship at NetNuus, an online Afrikaans news platform.

To be fair, “internship” rather involved quietly doing our own work for Die Matie‘s youngest child, an app that posts short news updates throughout the day. Nevertheless, we got to hang out in the Media24 quarters, which is like heaven for us.  Continue reading “A week in Cape Town”

The CFDA Awards 2017

Every year, the international fashion community honors all the best moments in American design at the CFDA Fashion Awards.

We are having our own fashion awards after seeing all the beautiful pieces worn to this event. We’ll call it TBPS Fashion Awards. (If you’re not catching on to that, The Bread Poet Society Fashion Awards are now in full swing and will be held every year, starting today.) Continue reading “The CFDA Awards 2017”

Online Favourites: April

 Please welcome the latest monthly addition to the blog!

Every month, we will compile our favourites at the time. In April, we are focusing on our online favourites, ranging from social media accounts, blogs and online shops.  Continue reading “Online Favourites: April”

Schoon de Companje/De Oude Bank Bakkerij

Such a pity that we are writing this blog in English, because there are so many Afrikaans puns just waiting to happen about Schoon de Companje.

Initially named “Oude Bank Bakkerij”, this restaurant is situated on the corner of Bird and Church Street in Stellenbosch and is widely known for its artisanal baked goods, ice cream, wine and coffee. The restaurant was renamed to “Schoon” after the owners, Fritz and Chanelle Schoon. Continue reading “Schoon de Companje/De Oude Bank Bakkerij”