There's one very significant contradictory and confusing element of being South African. Amidst the terrible disappointment and uncertainty of #grants #housing #jobs #junk #nuclear #water #eskom, our country and its citizens refuse to just trudge on, they stand resilient, and our cities defy the African odds. Joburg's Sandton is the continent's richest square mile, Durban was acknowledged by Mercer...
I never again thought I'd see the day I didn't want rain. After South Africa's record-breaking drought in the Western Cape leaving dams just a few drops short of empty, a winter rain (let's call it torrential downpour) for a whole weekend should be the very gift from heaven we prayed for. The small problem was that we had invested a little...
The Fever Tree is a wonderfully intelligent and creative organism of Mother Nature. A striking pistachio trunk sprouts thorny branches with green leaves and yellow pom-pom flowers. But here's the magic. It also has a "sacrificial limb", a single branch that turns brown and dies as the tree funnels all the toxins that harm the tree into one place,...
The Oyster Box in Umhlanga has been the city's finest luxury property for almost seven decades. Owned by internationally-renowned Red Carnation Hotels and legendary hoteliers Bea and Stanley Tollman, the establishment oozes old-world opulence spiked with modern flair and bold colour. It's a wish list tick for luxury travellers and parents. Perched on the shoreline overlooking Umhlanga's lighthouse, the iconic...
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