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...
Short hair vs long hair – the good and the bad

Short hair vs long hair – the good and the bad

As someone who has had both long and short hair (and something in-between) over the last year, I feel fully qualified to moan write about what a pain short hair actually is. Eventually. Let's start with long hair. The good: Bad hair day/split end/no time or resources...

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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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16 Beauty resolutions you should make this year

16 Beauty resolutions you should make this year

(The original post appeared on Huffington Post) I have been called a Beauty Blogger before, but despite my magpie-like attraction to new, pretty-coloured makeup, I can assure you that I am most definitely not. I don't have any kind of regular beauty routine (except to...

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Meh hair – chalking it up to curiosity

Meh hair – chalking it up to curiosity

Remember the post about hair chalk I did a while ago? I finally got the courage (and support of friends keen to try it as well) together to try it out. Jade was the guinea pig, and in the process of creating her new hair, I made myself some “Hulk Smash!” hands. Nafisa...

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