Mistletoe Mischief

The festive season is upon us. Lazy days, slowing down, relaxing, spending time with loved ones- be it cold or sunny, depending on where you might find yourself on the globe. Who better than South African comedian Anne Hirsch to answer some happy questions? Anne has won a SAFTA for Best Comedy Writing for ZANEWS…

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Isabelo#Top Chef Margot Janse#Passion

“Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you.” – Mother Teresa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LaPCf7uFLMU Top Chef Margot Janse did exactly that; help the local children nearest her. Today she still does and the numbers are increasing. Her Charity Isabelo- Feeding Hungry Minds started in 2009, whilst she was…

Are you hungry?

Cape Town, Mother City, her vibrancy has a confidence, rightly so. This Lady has it all, Ocean, Table Mountain (incidentally one of the New 7 wonders of Nature), great outdoors and multi- cultural social scene. You got to eat right? Here’s looking at it from a different perspective. Both Chef Giles and Chef Guy have…

Who’s your guy?

They are all fictional characters, but movies have been made about lesser men and women. Here are some of the heroes, who should play them in a movie, let me know. Jack’s your man, Author Lee Child’s Kick- Ass hero. He’s a loner, no middle name and no address. “He carries no luggage only a…

The News

The successful reportage between newsreaders (or Anchors as they are called in the US) is not as simple as it appears. The devil is in the detail. A well choreographed exercise. Take the co-coordinating dress code. Let’s see two men would have similar ties, in the same fashion two females would wear a shade of…

Espinaca Rules

Lufefe Nomjana adores spinach; in fact he loves it so much that he named his company Espinaca (Spanish for Spinach) Innovations. His story speaks of tenacity, adaptability and good old fashioned hard work. His mother to this day serves as his role model. She singlehandedly raised him and his two brothers whilst holding down various…

James and the Journey of Uthando

James Fernie is one of those people, who can say he has achieved what he set out to do. He would however disagree, as there are many more future plans in the making. His company Uthando (meaning love in Xhosa) has grown beyond expectations, proofing that his vision for a need of such company was…

The Beauty Challenge

Beauty is but skin deep, this doesn’t stop the Fashion and Beauty Industry from making millions.  Modern Society is bombarded on Social Media with a certain perception of Beauty. If you happen to miss all that, you might notice the giant billboards on your way to work. Most women struggle with the ever present issue…

Why Weekends are popular

In reality it starts on a Thursday afternoon, knowing that only one more working day will bring that weekend feeling. Some cities in Europe have a longer work day on a Thursdays in order for the workforce to finish earlier on a Friday. Friday afternoon, traffic is still hectic, somehow the tolerance level is better,…

How real is a reality show

Think about it, your favorite reality show, there are quite a few going. In fact the creators of reality programmes are sleeping quite comfortably at night even if their budding stars are not. Let’s look at Survivor, most-liked by many. Those not in the know and surely there are only a few, this is a…