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...
A lovely morning of Beauty, Bubbly and Baking

A lovely morning of Beauty, Bubbly and Baking

By now you’ll be familiar with my love for the monthly events hosted by the team at Come Wine With Us. If you haven’t signed up for their newsletter you’re missing out on all the great opportunities to match great food with great drinks (they don’t limit themselves to...

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Love beer? Join Come Wine With Us in May!

Love beer? Join Come Wine With Us in May!

If you don't know by now, Come Wine With Us brings great wine, delicious food, and outstanding conversation together every month*, in Johannesburg and Cape Town. I've been to two of these events and loved being exposed to new wines and the most mouthwatering dishes....

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France isn’t just in your dreams…

France isn’t just in your dreams…

By Lungz Mathupha The Eiffel tower and lush vineyards of Champagne may be a long distance away from our humble existence here in Mzansi, but nestled in the vibrantly youthful suburb of Braamfontein is a slice of France which will make you forget that you’re still in...

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Novel concept for Valentine’s Day: Dating in The Dark

Novel concept for Valentine’s Day: Dating in The Dark

I don’t think I’ve done a Valentine’s Day post on Syllable in the City before. Because I’m single, cynical, jaded and think that’s just about love in general. Don’t even get me started on the retailers cashing in on 14 February. Personally, I will have my car serviced...

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The Sheds@1Fox will surprise and delight

The Sheds@1Fox will surprise and delight

I am not a fan of the Johannesburg CBD. Driving is a bit of a nightmare with all the one-way streets (yes, Pretoria CBD has them too, and I don't like that any better), and the thought of parking gives me heart palpitations. But I've heard so much about The Sheds@1Fox...

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Explore the night with Smirnoff this Festive Season

Explore the night with Smirnoff this Festive Season

This press release was not sponsored. I chose to share it in order to give my readers the opportunity to fully experience the app and events. When the sun goes down, a whole new world full of endless possibilities awakes and is waiting to be explored. But for most of...

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