Mountain Retreat

1

“And if these mountains had eyes, they would wake to find two strangers in their fences, standing in admiration as a breathing red pours its tinge upon earth’s shore. These mountains, which have seen untold sunrises, long to thunder praise but stand reverent, silent so that man’s weak praise should be given God’s attention.”  — Donald […]

Continue Reading

Bamboo Revolution

4

“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke The lovely ladies of Bamboo Revolution contacted me earlier this year to do a Weekend Takeover for them on Instagram. I absolutely adore their exquisite wristwatches and I am delighted to launch their latest green strap petit (limited edition of […]

Continue Reading

Ink & Gather

IMG_2623

Our very first Ink & Gather workshop took place on Saturday 6 August 2016 thanks to the immeasurably talented husband and wife team, Grant and Lynn, who created Makers and invited me to be a part of it. We all gathered at the Prestwich Collection headquarters at Mason’s Press and spent four and a half […]

Continue Reading

Zana Collaboration

IMG_2695

My favourite part of being a South African artist is the support of the local creative community. We meet each other at markets, exhibitions or sometimes just through good old Instagram. Most of the creatives that I meet are women, which make it even more special. I am so proud of the fiercely talented women […]

Continue Reading

Culinary Illustrations for Yuppiechef

Yuppiechef-Blog-Post-2

“Enjoy food, and look upon its preparation and its degustation as one of the human arts.” – Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher, Serve It Forth   Yuppiechef approached me earlier this year to form part of their tenth birthday celebration in August as one of ten local creatives to feature. I set forth creating a series of […]

Continue Reading

Ink & Wood

Anton-de-Goede_commission_17

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” St. Agustine   One of my Instagram followers, Anton de Goede, contacted me earlier this year with a vision that I had the absolute privilege of realizing for him through intricate lines of ink. We gathered one Saturday morning at […]

Continue Reading

This is Africa

IMG_1598

  “If I have ever seen magic, it has been in Africa.” – John Hemingway My dreams are bursting with exploring the world. I have numerous lists of destinations that I would adore to one day be able to visit. In the mean time, I have been an avid explorer of my own country. We […]

Continue Reading

ABODE Collection

Maria_Magdalena_Blog_7

“A house, in whatever form it may take, is not simply where we rest our head, it’s a personal reflection of who we are.”  – Megs and Cholë, Conteu Magazine Last year October I travelled to beautiful Durban for my Wild Lines solo exhibition at The Commune with Jane Sews. Two lovely young girls Chloë […]

Continue Reading

Ski Hut

IMG_0807

  “Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that damn mountain.” – Jack Kerouac     I work hard. We all do. And we burn out eventually. One of the most important things to me has always been to plan weekend getaways […]

Continue Reading