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!

Skating into some cool holiday fun

With the holidays upon us, many parents are searching for things to keep their kids busy, happy and out of trouble – I’m one such parent. Mamba Skate Park is definitely on my holiday “places to visit” list.

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Smashing burgers and more

Heard of a “smashburger”? Then you haven’t been to Durban’s hottest new hamburger joint – and boy are you missing out. Rocomama’s recently opened in Mackeurtan Avenue in Durban North.

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Selfie study

As long as there is a fad out there, there’s sure to be someone who will also research it. And so in Singapore, according to the Daily Mail, researchers from  Nanyang Technological University examined selfies and some 600 volunteers who took them. A questionaire to judge “agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and…

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#CaughtMyEye5

IMG_4195 IMG_4196 This funky little car – spotted at the ECR House and Garden Show – is a wonderful advert. I was rushing through but had to stop for a photo

Ster Kinekor comes to Hillcrest

Ster Kinekor has opened a new theatre complex at the Wavecrest mall in Hillcrest. With an emphasis on self-service, this 6-cinema theatre – that includes a 3D theatre – even offers you the opportunity to order your snacks online, pay for it, and simply collect when you arrive. I find…

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I'm an All Stars and Doc Martens kind of women, but I'm always in awe of women who can carry off heels. These were spotted at the opening of a guest house in Morningside last week.

I’m an All Stars and Doc Martens kind of women, but I’m always in awe of women who can carry off mega high heels. These were spotted at the opening of a guest house in Morningside last week.

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Luxury accommodation in the heart of Durban

Think old-world, colonial opulence – this is what Lambert House, a new boutique guest house in Lambert Road, Morningside, exudes. As you walk up the stairs from the car park, a palm tree-lined walkway leads you up to the grand house that has been redecorated and fitted out to offer…

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Erre, SA designer brand launches online store

Erre (pronounced “air”) launched at the SA Fashion Week collections in October 2013. It is the brainchild of designers Natasha Jaume and Carina Louw. The brand is not available in Durban stores, so I knew little about it. I visited the website to learn more. Wow!

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Women in resistance: a photo exhibition

Alliance Française de Durban and the Durban Botanic Gardens, in collaboration with the French Institute of South Africa, will present an international exhibition – “Women in Resistance (Femmes en résistance)” by French photographer, Pierre-Yves Ginet, as well as an interactive local exhibition “Women in Resistance, Durban & KwaZulu-Natal” on Facebook….

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