For the love of cake

  What makes an economist give up a successful career to pursue a career in the kitchen, at home? For Janet Kohler the answer is simple – family and children, of course.

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#CaughtMyEye – and ear

     When you can belt out a tune without backups vocals and instruments, then only are you allowed to show off about your talent #respect #Mafikizolo. Catch them at Durban Day this year

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Honour Madiba, make a difference

It’s Mandela Day on Saturday, and while it’s not a public holiday I do believe it’s a day to observe – to reflect and to act. In 2009 Nelson Mandela International Day was launched by the UN in recognition of Madiba’s birthday on July 18. Mandela day is more than…

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Model boot camp at DFF

The fourth Durban Fashion Fair (DFF), brought to you by the eThekwini Municipality, is around the corner. The fashion extravaganza, a highlight on the Durban fashion calendar, boasts international, national and emerging designers who will showcase their creations from August 26-29 on the SUNdeck at Suncoast Casino.

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Act of warmth

This week we experienced some of the coldest days this winter. In Durban we are lucky – we don’t really understand what it is to be really cold. Anything below 20˚C and out come the boots, snoods and jackets.  But spare a thought for those people in Durban and the…

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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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#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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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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