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Find your photograpy mojo at Photojojo

In Photography On 13 August 2011 0 Comments

Oh boy! Have I found a place to spend money, I will have to hide all means of cash or cards far, far away as just looking through… Read More »

Near field communication

NFC a huge hit at Oppikoppi festival

In Technology On 13 August 2011 0 Comments

NFC or Near Field Communication, is where two devices in a close proximity can communicate and exchange information between them. The distance is about 20cm or 12 inches… Read More »

nandos

Nando’s welcomes Benni McCarthy home to South Africa

In Interesting Things On 12 August 2011 0 Comments

Nando’s is a name that is known in every household rich or poor, there are probably very few people who have never heard of or never tried Nando’s… Read More »

FNB e-wallet

Send money to any SA cellphone number

In Technology On 11 August 2011 0 Comments

What can your bank do for you? First National Bank asks that question and steadily but surely is pulling away from their competitors by offering new additions every… Read More »

Goat

Mark Zuckerberg slaughters his own meat

In Interesting Things On 11 August 2011 2 Comments

Can you believe this? Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook fame almost became a vegetarian because he wouldn’t eat any meat that he hadn’t killed himself? Can you imagine killing… Read More »

Clivia

Growing clivias in your garden

In Gardening On 10 August 2011 0 Comments

There is not much that willingly grows in the shade of trees where the soil is dry. But clivias thrive in these conditions, they do not need pampering… Read More »

Cape Town

City of Cape Town: the jewel in the crown

In Out & About On 9 August 2011 1 Comment

The city of Cape Town is said to be the most well run city in South Africa. They claim to be the most efficient, have the best tourism,… Read More »

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Southern Red Bishop

In Wildlife On 9 August 2011 1 Comment

I have a new visitor to our bird feeder, a Red Bishop, he is a first time visitor and I was really amazed to see him here as… Read More »

Carrot cake with icing

South Africa’s favourite cake

In Food On 9 August 2011 1 Comment

South Africa is a very diverse and varied country, with mixed cultures and foods across the spectrum. But one thing all South Africans agree on is that they… Read More »

Cinema

Will we still have cinemas in the future?

In Out & About On 7 August 2011 0 Comments

When last did you go to the movie house to watch movies? Is it still a viable concept or do you think that people have found other more… Read More »

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Places not to be missed: The Vineyard Hotel

In Out & About On 7 August 2011 0 Comments

There are many places to visit in Cape Town that are beautiful, awe inspiring and memorable but which is your favourite? I am not talking about quick fashion… Read More »

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Remembering people you meet is easy with Remember Me

In Technology On 7 August 2011 0 Comments

Do you have a problem remembering the details of all the business people you meet every day, either at conferences, meetings or via other partners? I know that… Read More »

Cape indigenous plants

Relieve stress by gardening

In Gardening On 7 August 2011 0 Comments

Gardening is one of the most stress releasing pastimes that you can get involved in. It takes a little bit of all sorts of knowledge to accomplish, you… Read More »

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A beetroot and onion salad for summer

In Food On 7 August 2011 0 Comments

Cooking is one of the most fascinating things you can get involved in, sort of scientific on the one hand and then totally experimental on the other. One… Read More »

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Photography lessons can make a huge difference

In Photography On 7 August 2011 1 Comment

Photography has always fascinated me. I always saw photos that people around me had taken and I always thought, “Wow! What amazing images. How did they do that?”… Read More »

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The great white pelican – up there and down here!

In Wildlife On 7 August 2011 0 Comments

A wonderful bird is the pelican His bill will hold more than his belican. He can take in his beak Food enough for a week, But I’m damned… Read More »

Bashews soft drinks, cool drinks, cold drinks

Cape Town’s delicious Bashews soft drinks now available in stores

In Interesting Things On 7 August 2011 0 Comments

Cape Town has a rich culture all of its own, with inherited tastes and foods from many varied ancestors, but some of these tastes, through all the mixing… Read More »

Green Earth Healthy Garden - South African Post Office stamps

SA Post Office releases vegetable stamps

In Philately On 7 August 2011 0 Comments

The South African Post Office will issue a set of six stamps on 12 August 2011 called ‘Green Earth Healthy Garden’, featuring vegetables that are rich in nutritional… Read More »