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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#CaughtMyEye

 

A view of the famous uMhlanga pier. Durban is one of the most beautiful cities in winter. It begs for us to spend time outdoors, lapping up the mild weather and bright sunshine.

A view of the famous uMhlanga pier. Durban is one of the most beautiful cities in winter. It begs for us to spend time outdoors, lapping up the mild weather and bright sunshine.

 

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#MyFabulousDBN kicks off

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It was a perfect day for the kick off of the #MyFabulousDBN campaign, with an Instawalk from the Skate Park on the beachfront today. With inspiration everywhere, our local designer, S’bu Msimang, is going to be spoilt for choice when creating her designs for the campaign.

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A few load shedding tips

I never thought I’d say this but load shedding has been a good thing in our little home. For the first time in ages, we’ve had nothing to do but sit around with each other and really talk. Suddenly I’m learning so many new things about my kids, their friends…

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 Diet be damned

  Take a look at what I sunk my teeth into this afternoon at Remo’s in uMhlanga. A stop for a quick coffee with a good friend, lead Karen D introducing me to this delightfully decadent treat. Cronuts are the epitome of decadence and the best pick-me-up after a rather…

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#MyFabulousDBN

Walk the cities of Durban, Johannesburg and Cape town, and it isn’t difficult to recognise the unique and different fashion styles of each one. The #MyFabulous campaign, brought to the cities by Skip washing detergent, is a celebration of these different styles. A young designer from each of the cities…

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Breathing a sigh of relief

As I waded through what I had written in the past, I came across this piece I wrote four years ago to mark World Asthma Day. I remember sitting at my computer, tears streaming down my cheeks as I tried to see what was on the screen. It was the…

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#WeAreAfrica, believe it

This weekend we rubbed shoulders with celebs, eThekwini officials, journos, designers and fashionistas at a lavish function hosted by the Department of Arts and Culture to celebrate Africa Month. The #WeAreAfrica Fashion Spectacular took place at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban in honor of Africa Month. From concerts to…

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Hello world!

It’s a new journey I’m embarking on – one that has me excited and nervous all at once.

Every day I encounter new truths, challenges, and beauty around me. This space is where I will share bits of my encounters with you – through words, photos and maybe a bit of music too.

Enjoy the ride with me. Share your thoughts. Get me thinking.