June book review recap
In June, I worked my way through a few audiobooks supplied by various publishers through NetGalley. So here's what I read and what I thought. I reread John le Carré's classic novels about the intricate shadow worlds of international espionage. It's been acclaimed as...
Dirty Dozen Book Reviews
I've collected short reviews of the last twelve audiobooks I listened to through Netgalley and decided it's time to share them. I hope you enjoy and grab a copy of those that pique your attention. "Fatal First Edition" by Jenn McKinlay is the latest addition to the...
Step into my Slippers on 31 May 2024
Slipper Day, Reach For A Dream's biggest fundraiser, returns on 31 May 2024, promising a day filled with warmth, generosity, and fun - all in support of children with life-threatening illnesses. This year, Reach For A Dream and their partners bring you the chance to...
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...
Rosebank The Zone brings us Creed

Rosebank The Zone brings us Creed

By Lungz Mathupha You don't have to be a Rocky fan to appreciate the brilliant acting skills (and good looks) of Michael B. Jordan in this mind-blowing production. Charisma and determination are plentiful as Jordan conveys the powerful story of Adonis Creed’s quest to...

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Roxmouth rocks the stage with From the Footlights

Roxmouth rocks the stage with From the Footlights

By Lungz Mathupha It’s not every day that I get a sudden rush from a crescendo of drums, strings, and brass belting out a swinging melody, but that’s how a really great show should be started and From the Footlights didn’t disappoint. Flanked by an 18-piece orchestra,...

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My latest favourite spot: CafĂ© Hemingway’s

My latest favourite spot: CafĂ© Hemingway’s

My second visit to Café Hemingways was complimentary. At that time the draft of this post had already been written. I recently discovered a gorgeous new spot in this fabulous city. Café Hemingway’s is tucked into a quiet corner next to the Kyalami race track. The...

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The Union Bar comes back to the city

The Union Bar comes back to the city

By Lungz Mathupha There’s a common IsiZulu saying that goes: Into emnandi iyaphindwa, meaning when it’s good, it deserves to be enjoyed a second time. That was my immediate reaction when news of the re-opening of eclectic pop up bar, The Union Bar, came my way. The...

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