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...
Is your blood type coffee?

Is your blood type coffee?

I'm not addicted to coffee, although it does significantly enhance my personality in the mornings. I can manage quite well without it over weekends (mostly), and don't drink it past 11:00 in summer (it makes me feel hot - not necessarily like that - more so than tea...

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Beauty has come a long way

Beauty has come a long way

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and the history of beauty and beauty products shows that quite clearly. It seems like the high price for beauty was being smelly, or just plain weird. This infographic makes me grateful for modern technology on the odd...

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Infographic: drinks from around the world

Infographic: drinks from around the world

Our company's year-end function took place yesterday, so I'm not going to say much, just post this infographic (yay SA for Rooibos Tea!). Explore more infographics like this one on the web's largest information design community - Visually. Happy Friday, all the bodies...

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Personality types & the celebs you match up to

Personality types & the celebs you match up to

This is a fun double-feature edition of Friday infographics. First, there's a very basic explanation of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.  I am INFJ - share your typed in the comments if you like, and if you agree with the characteristics associated with it 🙂 Explore...

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A very merry unbirthday

A very merry unbirthday

If you've watched the Disney version of Alice in Wonderland, you might be singing the unbirthday song (like I am now). Two months of unbirthdays before my next birthday. And for the Friday infographic, I found this one with some interesting birthday facts. Explore...

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It's really tricky to find information presented in a visual way, that relates to South Africa. The image below approaches the subject of breast cancer in a generic way, and depicts the prevalence worldwide (based on 2011 stats). I know of a few survivors, and one who...

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I need some sleep

I need some sleep

The last two nights have been very short. Yesterday morning I woke at 02:30 with a headache and what I can only describe as a hangover from the migraine meds I took the previous night for the incessant throbbing on the right side of my skull that plagued me the whole...

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Infographic Friday with Zespri Kiwfruit

Infographic Friday with Zespri Kiwfruit

Today is Day Five of the #14DaysOfZespriSA challenge. As sweet and juicy as the kiwifruit are, I had a lovely indulgent breakfast of cronuts - and the closest I came to fruity goodness was having a bite of the lemon glazed variety. But back to what our company...

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A periodic table of alcohol – Cheers!

A periodic table of alcohol – Cheers!

It's Infographic Friday, and the weekend is as good a reason to celebrate as any. What's your poison? Want to try something new? Choose your sundowner scientifically with this awesome periodic table of alcohol. I will probably head to News Cafe for a cherry gimlet...

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