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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When inspiration hits

When inspiration hits

A day at TEDx Johannesburg By Lungz Mathupha Soweto Theatre recently played host to the TEDx Johannesburg, leaving many attendees highly satisfied. The event was well organised with refreshments provided during the talks and a delicious lunch after the first few...

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Review: Minecraft Combat Handbook

Review: Minecraft Combat Handbook

This review was written by my 16-year-old nephew and is published mostly unedited. Thanks to Penguin Random House for the review copy. Minecraft is a sandbox game where everything from space to your imagination is infinite. Since its release in 2009 its community has...

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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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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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Da Vinci’s Drawbacks

Da Vinci’s Drawbacks

This post was written by Jade Mitchell and originally appeared on her blog - she was kind enough to attend the exhibition in my place when my body once again betrayed me. I have to confess that I have intentionally mimicked the title of the awful television show ‘Da...

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