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Winter Draws Near

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

Tomorrow evening, the 13th of July is the opening of the Winter Wonderland exhibition. Although we are unable to attend, we strongly urge you to don something cozy and head down to gallery Salon91 on Kloof street in Gardens, Cape Town. You can sip on wine while you admire (and possibly take home) all the delicious wintery delights on exhibit.

The show opens at 19.30h, so diarise now! Happy Winter day!

Spritz Blitz

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

MissYucki at Spritz

MissYucki is showing work from “The Messenger” exhibition at Spritz in the Gothic Quarter, just off Via Laietana next to Barcelona’a old wall. If you missed out on seeing the work in Raval you can still see some selected MissYucki pieces at Spritz. The venue is really cute, super orange and they are famous for their cocktail Spritz made of Cava, and other fancy fizzing ingredients.

Please pop in if you are in the old city. Thanks very much to Miss Mikela for organising and helping with the display.

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Pageant Plumes

Thursday, March 4th, 2010


Behold the delicious Plumed Pageant Princess. She is a fierce flurry of raspberry-yum pinkness with streaks of mystery mischief. She knows spring is in the air, and at the first glint of sunlight, she was out and about! New photos from the adventures of this plumed pageant princess will be posted soon! In the mean time you can view the rest of this initial set here.

Pageant Power Rosette

Pageant Power Rosettes can now be bought from the MissYucki shop. They are too cute, You can wear them as an accessory, or even present them to your pet dog, kitty, rabbit or weasel for being your best pageant power friend. They would definitely make cute gifts to anyone who loves pageants!

Shop Rosettes

The lightning bird

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

‘The Impundulu is a mythological creature in the folklore of the tribes of the Southern Africa including the Pondo, the Zulu and the Xhosa. The impundulu, which translates as “lightning bird” takes the form of a black and white bird, the size of a human which is said to summon thunder and lightning with its wings and talons.’ [Wikipedia]

The lightning bird is known to have super special powers, and for being generally creepy all round. Among certain African tribes the Hammerkop is believed to be the lightning bird. The creature only manifests itself as a bird to women and, ‘In one instance a village girl described a black bird that ran up her hoe and left claw marks on her body before it flew back to the clouds.’[Wikipedia]

Both the bird and it’s eggs can be found where lightning strikes, and parts are often used in traditional medicine, sometimes to catch thieves. Apparently the lightning bird also enjoys a good blood fest, and can be found sucking on human blood, most notably enemies of the witchdoctor. Yum yum! Of course it is also known to seduce naughty girls :) MissYucki read that “In 2005, a South African man was convicted of culpable homicide after killing a two year old child he believed to be an impundulu.” [Wikipedia]

Bird Curse

Sunday, July 12th, 2009

Updated MissYucki’s Flickr and our illustration page with this crazy eyed pageant princess. goodness, who knows what foul misguided potions MissYucki cooked up for this little dear. We do hope she survives.