Which books can we find on your bedside table? I’m currently engrossed in In the company of Women by Grace Bonney.
What is the last meal that really blew you away? I had the most delicious gorgonzola and wild mushroom arancini followed by dark chocolate fondant with marshmallow ice cream at Kloof Street House in Cape Town.
Which musician appeals to you at the moment? Nina Simone and Solange are on constant rotation, with a little Patty Monroe added to keep me inspired.
What’s next on your list of must-have items? I’m hoping to get my hands on some Ash Ceramics platters and coffee tumblers. I think great design should be part of everyday use, rather than special occasions.
What is the first item you add to your grocery cart? My first stop is always the sweet aisle, because I have a horrendous sweet tooth. Honest Artisan Chocolate offers delicious, guilt-free dark chocolate, made from organic Tanzanian beans.
The best gift you’ve been given recently? My favourite gift has to be my gold Missibaba banana bag. I had been coveting it for months and my husband surprised me while we were away for my birthday celebration.
A gift you’ve recently bought someone? For the birthday of my mother-in-law, we bought her a classic leather bag. My husband customised it by adding organic abstract strokes in acrylic paint to create something personal and unique.
Which place inspires and rejuvenates you? My home is my solace. It’s the place I am most free and comfortable. It’s a collection of beautiful memories we’ve created as a little family and trinkets from our travels. It’s a work in progress and evolves as we do.
An attraction that’s recently caught your attention? I would have to say that the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa is on my must-see list. What I love most about it, is that it’s a celebration of contemporary African art. My favourite exhibition is by Kudzanai Chiurai: it’s incredibly powerful and topical.
What was the last item of clothing you added to your wardrobe? I live in sneakers. My sneaker collection now outnumbers my boots and high heels. I’ve managed to wear sneakers to every occasion except weddings, but I’m hopeful.
Your favourite city? Cape Town is naturally beautiful and it is home, while Johannesburg is a melting pot of innovation and ingenuity. My favourite city would be an amalgamation of both.