Rockefeller Plaza

Throwback Thursday to the iconic Rockefeller Plaza when I was in New York in Feb!

Liberty State Park

I really enjoyed touring Liberty State Park the other day. I was especially moved by the 9/11 Memorial, with the names of the deceased inscribed on the walls. I found this piece very powerful. It’s called “Empty Sky”. I am bundled up in my coat because it was really cold (around 32°F / 0°C)

Ice Skating in Bryant Park

I enjoyed ice skating in Bryant Park the other night! I was pretty good + couldn’t believe how beautiful it was to be in what seemed like the nucleus of the world. The “winter village” is open every day from 7am-10 pm. The number is 212-661-6640 to make reservations or to purchase gift certificates. Skate rental…

Meeting with Fashion Week Brooklyn

I had a great meeting with Rick Davy + Michael Johnson of Fashion Week Brooklyn at Starbucks in New York. I am their South African ambassador. You can read about the programs they offer young designers in South Africa to show their collections in New York here as well as about their events in New York +…

Brunch at Five Leaves in Brooklyn

I went for brunch with a couple of friends on Sunday to a restaurant in Brooklyn called Five Leaves. Apparently Heath Ledger designed this bar + it’s funded by his estate. The address is 18 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. You should definitely stop by if you’re in the mood for Bloody Mary’s ($9) or…

The Icing On Top

Being in New York this time of year, I’m seeing snow literally for the second time in my life. I love it, I just really wish it wasn’t so cold! It’s around – 12 °C for my South African readers. I bought a cute fur headband from Macy’s + some leather gloves, they’ve helped a lot….

Actor’s Green Room

I had a great session with casting director Alison Franck as part of The Actor’s Green Room!  Check out their Facebook page here. If you’re an actor looking for great sides for private sessions, see this awesome resource. If you want monologues, check this out.