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...
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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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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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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Happy Women’s Day – celebrate with big hair

Happy Women’s Day – celebrate with big hair

I think a woman's hair is the best accessory she could ever have. So to celebrate Women's Day (South Africa) today, and following the big deal that is Oprah's latest magazine cover (pun may or may not be intended :P) Infographic Friday is all about the hurr. by...

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