Entries tagged with “Ingrid Altmann”.


The Sweet Service Award goes to Kavanagh’s Hair and Beauty in Sea Point, and its stylist Vera Croeser, who did a complimentary cut and colour of my hair, as well as an eyebrow tint. 

Vera and I had not met previously, and were connected via Marina Nestel, a brand ambassador for Kavanagh’s.

Vera and I had much in common, with an interest and learning in spirituality, a new path for me. She added a funky touch to my new cut, and took extra care of my hair, bringing out the colour with a tonic.

The 20 minute scalp massage by her assistant Lorraine, whilst I was wrapped up in a warm blanket, was an absolute treat and indulgence.  (more…)

I was recently invited by Little Black Book event organiser Marina Nestel to two launch functions at Lou Lou’s Bar, a top new nightspot as well as daytime eatery, which has opened in the Cape Quarter in De Waterkant. 

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I love hearing about small producers growing into a success story, and so it is with Tessa’s Bakery, which began as a home bakery thirty years ago, and has grown into a successful bakery retail outlet with 21 staff. I was very impressed with the creativity of the cakes and cupcakes offered at Tessa’s Bakery. (more…)