On the 18th of May, we took my little sister out to The WKND Social as a pre-birthday celebration for her 20th birthday. An event that almost did not happen due to a lot of drama the morning of The Social.
But we made it to the door a little later (as usual) and the celebrations began. The decor was beautiful, this being because it was held at an art gallery, so some South African contemporary art was strewn around the place. I was keen on the vegetarian option for the food, but unfortunately by my eating time this was finished. So settled for the meat option which was not too bad. The drinks and dessert were quite pretty, I especially loved the idea of a candy bar, being all that I am a sucker for candy.
The afterparty was the usual spot, the Puma Social Club. I will guess that when you are not an alcohol consumer, you enjoy everything less than everyone else who is. I did not particularly enjoy the after party, that with the electricity being out for about 45 mins to top everything off. With all this said, I personally do not think The Social is my kind of scene. There is no SOCIALISING really happening, its people who know each other hanging out with each other in their cliques, and if you don't know them, sorry for you. It's either you be brave and go chat to them yourself (which is universally awkward) or you hang with your own clique. I do commend the organisers this time around, I felt welcomed and some pictures of me and my clique were taken. That made me, even for a moment, feel like I am part of the in-crowd. I think next time I will just do the after party, it is a more relaxed and open environment, everyone is drunk or five to drunk and people bump into each other and chat.
I should hit Neighbourgoods Market soon, maybe there I will find folk who can become my clique for such overly cool shenanigans *snaps fingers*!