Ten Things About Champagne
There are ten essential insights into the world of Champagne to prepare you for the upcoming Johannesburg Cap Classique, Champagne & Bubbles Festival, slated for May 17th and 18th at the Inanda Polo Club in Sandton. Protected Origins: Only wines crafted within the...
Book review: Bad Blood by Tobin Elliott
"Bad Blood" by Tobin Elliott is an enthralling journey into the depths of a young girl's tumultuous emotions, set against the backdrop of a family in turmoil. I received an audio review copy of this book, and it was a captivating two-an-a-half hours. The year is 1975,...
Diarise: The Johannesburg Cap Classique, Champagne & Bubbles Festival
The Johannesburg Cap Classique, Champagne & Bubbles Festival is back, and it's promising to be bigger, better, and bubblier than ever before! Mark your calendars for Friday, May 17, from 18:00 to 22:00 and Saturday, May 18, from 11:00 to 16:00. The Johannesburg...
A quick little James Patterson twofer
It's been a while since I did a book review, and Louisa shared these two James Patterson quick reviews with me. 12 Months To Live By James Patterson and Mike Lupica The main character, Jane Smith, a criminal defence attorney, has a lot going on in her private which...
Stucken sample – Cedarberg 1

Stucken sample – Cedarberg 1

Just before lockdown - literally the last day of "freedom" I picked up the pack of samples from Stucken Yarn I'd ordered. Inside there are mini skeins of nine different yarns available from Stucken Yarn. This yarn is merino (occasionally mixed with other natural...

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A new beginning with Prominent Paints

A new beginning with Prominent Paints

Prominent Paints sent me a paint voucher earlier this year. My mom retired recently. Before she was always anxious about weekends being too short to do everything she planned. Now she worries that there's not enough years left for her to complete the things on her...

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I Love Melville – B&W Street Photography Project

I Love Melville – B&W Street Photography Project

Content supplied On the 12 April 2017 the B&W Group will commence a Black & White street photography project in Melville. Coordinated by the Alternative Print Workshop, the B&W Group consists of passionate photographers who meet on a bimonthly basis to...

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The craft of gift wrapping

The craft of gift wrapping

Buying or making the perfect gift for someone can sometimes be ruined by average packaging. But if your gift wrapping was even more impressive than the gift, it wouldn't matter if the gift was just a slab of chocolate - it will be a memorable gift. So you're thinking,...

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Five unlikely things to upcycle

Five unlikely things to upcycle

This is a paid insertion contributed by a third party. The gifting season is upon us. Fear not – the frugal shopaholic with a love for crafting is at your (and your wallet’s) service! We’ve all seen the upcycling boards on Pinterest, where objects that are considered...

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Shower essentials for spring skin

Shower essentials for spring skin

The weather might still be a bit nippy, but it’s officially spring, with summer fast approaching (yay!). On one of the recent warmer days, I ventured outside in a dress and realised that my skin needs some intensive attention if I plan to show it off on a regular...

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