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...
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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Pictures mean nothing; do something that matters

Pictures mean nothing; do something that matters

I don't often post personal content, and what follows was written a bit in anger, it will most likely piss a lot of people off (there's no nice way to say how people probably will react), but whatever. Recently (as in four days ago) I shaved all my hair off. I did it...

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How do you feel about male grooming?

How do you feel about male grooming?

Male grooming - and to clarify, I mean skincare, not makeup (not even guyliner) - seems to still be considered unacceptable. And in my experience, more so by women than men. Is it because women fear they need to give up shelf space to their other half's products, or...

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All about money: credit, debt, and bonuses

All about money: credit, debt, and bonuses

I don't blog about my personal stuff on this site that often, but I've been involved in a project and feel like I should own up to my financial situation publically; it helps to remind me that I'm not defined by it, despite it feeling like an overwhelming part of my...

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I still have issues, but I can deal with it

I still have issues, but I can deal with it

Four weeks have passed and I can honestly say that I’m a different person. I’m talking about completing the Vibrant Life workshop with Telana Simpson. What I’ve learned is that this is a constant work in progress, and thanks to the tools we've been given, we should be...

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Keen on a corporate sponsorship? Here are some free tips!

Keen on a corporate sponsorship? Here are some free tips!

It drives me to tears, finding a message in my Facebook inbox that reads a little something like this: “Ho peeps im a young man 20 years of age am just looking 4 a sponsor can u please me. Cz am tryng 2 do some business?” Where do I start? The platform, I guess, is as...

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IT Girls are rebooting perceptions

IT Girls are rebooting perceptions

All roads lead to the information super-highway, and women in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) wear awesome shoes because their careers take them on amazing journeys. I recently attended the Girls in ICT day in Johannesburg, where some of the industry’s...

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The importance of gratitude

The importance of gratitude

Before I get stuck into this post, the reason for it is every person who is reading this now. Maybe you've never visited my blog before; maybe you’re subscribed and get a mail every time I post something (even the “test” posts I immediately delete); perhaps you've...

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