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...
New house, new wish lists

New house, new wish lists

At the end of January, I moved into my new place – a fantastic little studio flat in a very secure complex. And while my landlady kindly supplied me with the basics, there are quite a few things I need to get to make my home even more comfortable. This time I have...

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Lovely legs with Coverderm

Lovely legs with Coverderm

A long, long time ago I used to work at a pharmacy, and one of the products I was always curious about, were the beige tubes of COVERDERM. Winter uniform meant my legs were permanently covered, and the girls behind the makeup counter had a field day painting my face....

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WBeauty now offers skin care solutions

WBeauty now offers skin care solutions

Considering that I’m approaching the bottom-range of a midlife crisis, I am very aware of the fact that I need to do something more (pro-)active about my currently often non-existent skin-care route. Thanks to the recently extended WBeauty range that offer newly...

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New from Appletiser: Limited Edition Pomegranate

New from Appletiser: Limited Edition Pomegranate

Appletiser SA – a proudly South African brand – is introducing a brand new variant:  the Appletiser Pomegranate Limited Edition. Described by ancient texts as the fruit that Eve nibbled on in the Garden of Eden, the pomegranate has become a symbol for seduction,...

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Live the smart life with Samsung

Live the smart life with Samsung

Samsung has created a number of Smart Life Product Solutions to enhance connected living. Through these solutions, you can seamlessly transition between work and play, or the home and office. Smart Viewing is all about connecting Samsung smartphones, tablets, digital...

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Why ask why?

Why ask why?

Just got home from a day of errands and bonding: got the tyres and bulbs for my car, and went to a creative/craft expo with my mom on the other side of Johannesburg - she doesn't do driving in Jhb. After that I took her to see my new place, picked up my migraine meds,...

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Happy birthday to two phenomenal women

Happy birthday to two phenomenal women

Genevieve is the poster child for the saying "dynamite comes in small packages"; she can get anything done and is always friendly and fashionable (except for going to the Justin Bieber concert, but each to his own ;)). I met Helena 14 years ago, and she's had a huge...

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