Rivet toolbox, Vincent Urbain, Urban Africa, cowgirlbues

Working with Urban Africa

Vincent Urbain of Urban Africa leather studio is a fellow CCDI crafter whose considerable skill and experience has been integrated into the making of our Eva knitted handbags.

The Lions Head car guard

Walking to work

Not all of the people I "work" with are actually employed by me, like Alfred, the friendly car guard at the Lions Head parking area.

Chief of Crochet at cowgirlblues

Meet Nomonde, the Crochet Induna

This is Nomonde Yokwana, she is the Crochet Induna at cowgirlblues. I grew up in Kwazula Natal where the local language is Zulu and the Induna was the "headman" of a community, or the foreman in a working context, or

love-seat

I love you too

I found James Hopkins' website this morning and was delighted by the work of this very talented British artist – the "Love Seat" – what's not to love about that! His other work is quite lovable too! http://www.jameshopkinsworks.com/

Artwork by Hoffman Wentzel at the most recent Haas showing "an Exhibition called Story"

Hoffman Wentzel says…

...many things. "Be natural" was one of the ones that caught my eye in a recent exhibition of some of his work on the "An Exhibition called Story" at Haas. I'm not entirely sure about the rules of photographing someone's artwork

The doily revisited

Street style

Crochet is cool it seems, or maybe I've just turned on the brain filter that has me spotting it more often. I've also been getting bolder about stopping people on the street and asking for a picture when I see something

Kay Almitra at Casa Labia

Last Thursday I did a photo shoot of ceramicist Kay Almitra who is exhibiting her work for the first time as part of the Africa Nova exhibition at Casa Labia. Kay and her work are equally beautiful and shooting them was