Online and books editor by day, mum even while I sleep, individual all the time. I live in the beautiful city of Durban - the unpolished gem in South Africa. If I didn't have a family, I'd be that crazy cat lady your mum probably warned you not to feed! Blogging is where I share, vent, rant, laugh and generally be myself. Join the ride!

Help for sleep-deprived parents

All you sleep-deprived parents out there, this one is for you. If you’re chasing sleep because your little one refuses to then here is something you may be interested in. Have you heard of the self-published book by Swedish author, Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin, that’d become a #1 international bestseller? The…

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Short and edgy – why not?

There is one me-time indulgence I will only forego under extreme duress. Every four weeks, I make my trip to Style Studio on 7 where trusty Jenna works magic on my nails. But working on a computer also means I cannot have those long beautifully crafted nails that I can…

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Stikeez craze boggles my mind

Who would have thought. I first happened on these funny objects when my dad presented my kids with about 20 of them two weeks ago. They of course were ecstatic – apparently Stikeez are all the rage at school and because I do not shop at Pick ‘n Pay I…

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Be bold in your curves

Bold in Curves will be hosting an exclusive Women’s Day celebration tomorrow at 47th Avenue Lounge in Durban at 6pm. The aim of the evening is to celebrate woman, embrace them, motivate them and build an image that will last forever. Bold in Curves believes beauty isn’t about size and works…

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Well done Woolies

I was ecstatic when I opened my e-mail today and read a press release that Woolworths stores will be removing sweets and chocolates from their checkout aisles. Never mind nagging kids in tow, keeping my hands off some of those forbidden, delectable goodies has often left me cursing under my…

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Give peace a dance

September 21 is the United Nations Day of Peace. In its 19th year, Earthdance, hosted by Cosmic Collective, Emithini, Urban Shaman & Friends, it will take place at The Prawn Shack in Amatikulu on the North Coast from September 18-20. Earthdance is part of the global Festival for Peace which…

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Spring into a High Tea

In keeping with my enthusiasm over the upcoming change of happy season, here’s an opportunity for us to glam it up and enjoy a fantastic afternoon of socialising and indulging in decadent delights. The Oyster Box is inviting you to dress up in your showiest hats and heels and join…

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Kick start your fun season in Durban

Happy dance! September is only days away and that means Spring has officially arrived in Durban. And let’s be honest – us Durbanites just don’t do cold winters. So watch my blog for all the reasons to get out and about in and around Durban, soak up some sun, and…

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Durban Day is around the corner

  Less than two weeks to go and thousands will be partying with 10 phenomenal music stars at BP Durban Day at the People’s Park next Sunday. If you haven’t got your ticket yet and don’t want to miss the likes of AKA, Beatenberg, Khuli Chana, MiCasa and Mafikizolo, then…

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On my Desk

I am always receiving great reads from publishers. Here are a few that landed on my desk recently. Read on – one of them may interest you.

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