Energy drinks

Feb 11

Although the market used to be ruled, and for the most part still is, by Red Bull, we have recently seen an influx in new competitors wanting to remove them from the top spot. Rock Star, Ed Hardy, 911, Monster and even Bioplushave entered the market. All of these energy drinks claim to revitalise and   More»


Date night

Feb 11

When you’ve been dating for a while, you tend to get stuck in a place where you consider going to Pick n Pay together as “time spent together”. This especially tends to happen when you live together. Where you used to get dressed up to go out for a drink or a meal, you now   More»


Unite against Poaching

Feb 1

Another huge financial boost was given to the fight against rhino poaching in South Africa when a contribution of more than R500 000 was made. Unite against Poaching, a fund set up by Unitrans VW & Audi Trust, has donated R543 000 to bring the total amount contributed from the fund since its start on the first   More»


Fighting rhino poaching

Feb 1

At the start of December, a fundraising campaign aimed at putting rhino poachers in jail was launched by the Florida-based International Rhino Federation. Funds raised would be used to help teach those working at South Africa’s national parks on how to safeguard evidence at crime scenes, and more. More rhinos were poached in South Africa   More»


What is Victoria’s secret?

Jan 3

This past Friday night I stayed in and watched the 2011 Victoria’s Secret fashion show on etv. I love the concept of mixing a fashion show with live music performances and if the models include two South African women, all the better. The show is divided into themes, one was aquatic, one was passion and   More»


SA Tunes

Dec 2

Last week I picked up the second edition of a new magazine called SA Tunes at my local CNA. Being a local music lover, I was happy to see that there is now a locally produced magazine that reports and informs us about what’s happening in our own backyard. However, although the magazine has many   More»


Haunting in Connecticut

Dec 2

I love horror movies. More than the regular 20-something female does, I’m quite sure of that. I’ll take horrors above romcoms, fall-off-you-chair comedies or tearjerkers like The Notebook anyday. There’s just something about that feeling of being scared and not knowing what’s going to come next that gives me an adrenaline rush like no other.   More»


Sisterly love

Dec 2

No matter how much you fight, no matter how little you speak and no matter how different your personalities are, you know that if you end up in jail at 02:00 tonight, you can phone your sister and she will be there to pick you up in the morning. Giving you an earful all the   More»


Fudge and wine

Dec 2

The House of JC le Roux in Stellenbosch will be offering a very special tasting on the weekend of the 16th to the 18th of December. Visitors will get to taste three vintages of their flagship Methode Cap Classique, Scintilla, along with a selection of handmade fudges. This tasting is exclusively available during the Summer   More»


The reality of reality television

Nov 28

Over the weekend I watched a few episodes of the Australian version of Beauty and the Geek. I absolutely love reality television shows, even when they are not exactly “real”. I mean, how often in your life do you hear of a group of strangers moving in together and taking part in competitions for money?   More»