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From the Constantia Valley to Johannesburg with Groot Constantia

What I love about travelling internationally, back when it was still a thing, was the privilege it afforded me to experience the culture and heritage of other people. Where do they come from? What traditions have their culture given rise to which, in this day and age, continue to be handed down through the generations? […]

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A week of mobile phone photography tutorials with Nokia Mobile

The excitement is palpable as someone is about to win a brand new Nokia 5.3 mobile phone today! It’s been a week of mobile photography tutorials, your stunning images and many difficult decisions – just to select four finalists in my Nokia giveaway. I have had such fun with you guys, sharing my love for […]

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Mobile Photography on Nokia 5.3

  Do you find yourself often frustrated with the results of your mobile photography? Is the image you see on the screen often not what you saw in real life? Have you ever wondered how you go about upping your mobile photography game, readying yourself for social media-loving when you post them onto your feeds? […]

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Alchemi Vitality From Non Gun Brewery

  The story about a brewery formulating, and now bottling, an immune support drink really caught my attention. For two reasons really.   Firstly, in this time of COVID-19 we all need to reconsider our business and service offering, more importantly how it can be amended to meet this new-normal we are all busy discovering. […]

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Four Marketing Strategies You Should be using during Lockdown

  COVID-19, Corona Virus, lockdown.   Call it what you will, the impact and effect of this unprecedented time is being felt by all. Understandably, many are in a state of continued panic. Livelihoods are on the line. Many in the tourism and hospitality space don’t only bear this pressure on behalf of their families, […]

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A Birthday In Lockdown

I truly enjoy birthdays, always have and hope I always will. I think this mindset comes from the sense of occassion my mom made of every birthday in our home, as my siblings and I came of age. From the presents that were only to be given on the morning of the auspicious day, to […]

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  Happy New Year! Here on the southern tip of the globe, we welcomed 2020 in the company of good friends, great bouts of laughter and a few light showers. The odd new years drink joined the party too; in the interest of full disclosure. If this is an indication of what 2020 is to […]

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As we head ever closer towards the proverbial eleventh hour of 2019 and look ahead towards 2020, a sense of reflection commands my thoughts. Perhaps this state of mind is brought on by the extra time I find myself blessed with during the month of December: resplendant in its lack of deadlines and people who […]

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My Saturday Find at Moody Lagoon Restaurant Benguela Cove

  On a recent trip to Cape Town, while spending some time exploring the best of both worlds at Arabella Hotel and Spa, I popped across the Bot River Lagoon for a spot of wine tasting at Benguela Cove Wine Estate. As one does. While exploring the property, as I perchance passed their flagship Moody […]

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Electric Evolution with the BMW i3 on My Lime Boots

evolution /ˌiːvəˈluːʃ(ə)n Defined by the trusty internet as the gradual development of something, evolution is a natural state of affairs. It is happening all around us, all of the time. Right now in fact. And never more so than in the world of motoring. BMW first offered their electrified vehicle range to South Africans, the […]

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