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!

Color Run set to paint Durban all shades of extraordinary

Dubbed the “happiest 5K on the planet”, The Color Run™ 2015 will be in Durban on July 12. The Color Run is a feel-good, happy, colourful event. “Color Runners”go from wearing white clothing to being covered in prismatic colour. At each kilometre mark, a different colour of powder is showered on the…

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Call to register a DFF pop-up shop

If you own a business in the clothing, textile, footwear, leather or accessories industry and your brand “pops”, then you want to join the biggest fashion event in our city. Promote your brand, product or service to fashion media as well as fashion buyers on the Durban Fashion Fair platform….

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Cotton On branches out into homeware

I was so excited to hear that Australian clothing brand, Cotton On, known for its easy-to-wear clothing, is branching out with a lifestyle/homeware range. There’s nothing I love more than browsing through home décor stores dreaming up new looks for our home.

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Lupa-liscious!

Lupa has established itself in the Hillcrest and Westville areas, with restaurants that offer authentic Italian cuisine in a friendly, family setting. But for us ‘coastliners’, it’s definitely a bit of a schlep getting up that hill – especially if you want to partake of the delicious cocktails and wines…

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One-stop pick-me-up shop

Nestled in a quiet, tree-lined street in uMhlanga Ridge is a little gem of a salon. I’m a sucker for all things purple, but I swear the fact that Style Studio on 7, Salon and Training Centre, is decorated in my favourite shade is only part of the reason I…

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After a gruelling few days of exam prep we decided to treat the kids and try out a hip new eatery in Durban North. RocoMamas is visually appealing and quirky. Will let you know what we thought of the food … Soon  

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Spa indulgence

I was treated to a decadent spa morning at The Spa at the Oyster Box recently. From a sumptuous breakfast at the Health Bar to a display of the latest treatments on offer to a luxurious massage with the Spa’s own range of proudly South African products – it really…

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Lighting with a difference - check out the whacky chandelier we came across at the Wok Box in Durban North

Lighting with a difference – check out the whacky chandelier we came across at the Wok Box in Durban North

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Mamba Skate Park is a hidden gem in Shaka's Rock on the north coast. Watch this space for a more on this exciting place for kids to unwind, have fun and get in some exercise too

Mamba Skate Park is a hidden gem in Shaka’s Rock on the north coast. Watch this space for a more on this exciting place for kids to unwind, have fun and get in some exercise too

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Saving precious data

When our house was broken into and we were robbed a few years back, I was most devastated at losing my laptop. While our insurance company could replace the actual hardware – in fact they could provide an upgraded one – it could not replace what I valued most in…

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