I got goodies!

We took a drive to the Hillcrest Country Market on a whim today. It was a small market that we got through quite quickly. But I left laden with delightful goodies and already have my eye out for the next one. I just tucked into the most sublime baked cheesecake…

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On my desk

If you have children of school-going age, you’ve almost certainly heard talk of Minecraft. I like to think of it as online Lego. I have two children who can spend hours building worlds, escaping spiders and “spawning” sheep or pigs for food. Minecraft is a Bafta award-winning sandbox game and…

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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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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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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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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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