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I used to cringe when I read blog posts where the author apologized for neglecting his/her blog. “It’s your responsibility to keep your blog updated! How dare you make the space and then not take the time to maintain it!” I thought arrogantly… Then I graduated my Honors degree and had to start working full-time, and my dedication slowly waned. So, yeah… I’m sorry…

None the less I have been very busy with incredibly exciting projects. InfinityCoZa has been my main focus, I redesigned the homepage and have received some fantastic feedback. Which inspired me to design some random stuff for the quick-growing brand.

I did some Hipster Guides, and loved it. There will be more coming soon, since the response has been so surprising, people really responded to these. Like Infinity’s Facebook page, or follow us on twitter, for updates.

I also made a “How To Make Friends” poster:

I’m full of ideas for guides like these… Soooo many projects… So little time… *sigh* But I did get to some graphic event reviews which you can find on the Facebook page if you’re interested. We’ll also be running competitions shortly, and publishing our adventure recommendations. I told you it was exciting stuff!

Then I’ve also started to work on my website which will showcase my new blog, my illustration and design portfolios. It will launch on ellaroo.co.za hopefully before the end of the year, but you’ll be the first to know when it does 🙂

It was nice writing again. Good for the heart, you know? I’ll post again soon.

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I am very excited about my recent collaboration with Infinity, a local platform for musicians/venues/festivals/fans/technical crew/etc. The official website launched today, and it looks off the hook! Go look! www.infinity.co.za Read what it’s all about and browse a bit. This guy’s on to something!

I wrote a review for the site on Lark’s gig at Arcade Empire Friday past entitled Your girl’s thinking about Inge. Check it out and tell us what you think.

I look forward to many more crazy adventures with Infinity! Watch that space and DON’T GET LEFT BEHIND.


I took this photo at Capitol Theatre, a grand condemned cinema in Pretoria city. It’s one of my very favorite places and very few people know of it. This small space is the old projection room, there is still film lying on the floor and all the old switches, power boxes and meters remain. I especially enjoy the peeling paint… There are rumours of a dressing room that still has costumes, but I haven’t found it yet. I’m not superstitious but the place is certainly spooky, in that very seductive kind of way.

It’s also the very first picture I edited in Photoshop. I’ve moved on from CorelDraw and Photopaint to Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop. Although I must admit I thought after all the hype I’d enjoy Adobe more, or that it would be easier… but honestly I think it’s over-complicated and I definitely prefer Corel. But maybe I still have a lot to learn, we’ll see how it progresses. I have to hand in my Adobe exam project next month, it’s my very last exam for this year. Yay for me!


Photographer: Stefan Jordan-Rozwadowski

I was lucky enough to watch Lark perform at Arcade Empire last week. I had an incredible time, and enjoyed partying with some of the guys from The B(l)and. I think Inge Beckman is one of the prettiest most talented women who ever lived, and I absolutely worship Lark!


We went to watch The B(l)and rehearse last week Friday, I expected a few guys drinking on amps. But when we pulled up to the very suburban house I could hear the music playing from the street. It could not have been more rock ‘n roll, they practiced in an empty double garage that faced the open road. The door seemed to open to a world of glowy warmth, I thought of Scott Pilgrim vs. The world. I knew they were good so I ain’t gonna lie and say I was surprised, but, I got very excited when they started playing a cover of Florence and The Machine’s Cosmic Love. Can’t wait for them to finish and start performing! The band consists of two brothers, a cousin and a good friend. They are possibly the funniest guys you will ever meet. I was also fortunate enough to party with them when we went to see the incredible LARK, at Arcade Empire on Thursday. I had to walk away from the conversation on many an occasion just to keep from wetting myself.

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