|Chapter 2 Section 9 |
07 Mar 17
Chapter 2 Section 9 premiered at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown in 2016, winning an Ovation Award. Racism is a common theme in South African theatre, the legacy of apartheid still raw and throbbing. However, this play looks at another aspect of hatred.
|Cathy and the Trolley Dollies |
14 Feb 17
Cathy and the Trolley Dollies isn’t a show – it’s an entire aviation-themed sensory experience. I hadn’t heard of the newly renovated Gate 69 theatre and bar on Bree Street until my review, but I’ll certainly be back.
|Bad Jews |
28 Dec 16
Bad Jews was a smash hit in the West End, and this production at the Fugard Theatre, directed by Greg Karvellas, is a must-see. The play contemplates culture, religion, legacy and the meaning of life and love – but with a comic tint.
|Luxury Train Travel with Premier Classe |
21 Nov 16
Affordable and Luxury seem like opposite ends of the spectrum. But why choose one or the other when you can have both on this epic train journey.
|Zestly - Premium Themed Gifts For Every Occasion |
24 Oct 16
Zestly was started by couple Gino Martini and Tamlyn van Rensburg. Entrepreneur’s with a growing love for food and discovering new tastes. Both having day jobs at the time, Tamlyn, started selling sourced gourmet products to family and close friends. Gino encouraged her to turn the love of sharing foods and snacks into a business by selling to more than just family and friends, this is when their journey started.
|#LiveBetter with Capitec Bank and Color Run this coming weekend |
04 Oct 16
Capitec invites young people of all ages to join in the #LiveBetter experience this weekend at the World’s Happiest 5K, The Color Run Durban.
|Kind Café and Deli |
29 Sep 16
White interiors, plants, wooden benches and vegan food, Kind Café and Deli consists of everything I love in an eatery.
|The Forgotten Western Cape |
21 Sep 16
The forgotten Western Cape, is the region most people often overlook when they think of the Western Cape in Southern Africa.
|Transkaroo bring haar padkos! |
04 Sep 16
Transkaroo bring haar padkos! Is Afrikaans for ‘Transkaroo bring her food for the road’.
This is a play on words from the opening lyric of the South African hit television show of the eighties, named Transkaroo.
*English translation: Transkaroo bring her home
This hour-long series told stories of love, adventure and even diamond smuggling aboard the Transkaroo express train. The three lovable schoolboys who were the main characters; Vollie, Boeta and Braam, university students who spend their December holidays working as waiters on the train, provided much comedy relief to the show.
|Escape to the Overberg |
24 Aug 16
And just as winter begins to loosen its grip, Capetonian’s peek out from the rock under which they have been seeking refuge and survey their surroundings. It is this pivotal time that coaxed us into checking out of city life for the weekend, onwards and upwards to the Overberg for some well earned R&R.
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