5 tips for cutting dead ends in your life

I recently read this on Facebook: It spoke to me for two reasons: 1) I had just recently cut my hair and could immediately see how much healthier my hair was looking, especially after all the heat damage and breakage it had been through and 2) I was particularly struggling with the cutting of dead ends in various other aspects of my life. Firstly, I … Continue reading 5 tips for cutting dead ends in your life

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6 predictions for SA craft beer in 2018

South Africa’s craft beer industry has expanded on a massive scale in the past few years going from around 50 breweries in 2012 to over 200 today, as noted in the Spring 2017 issue of On Tap. So where to from here in 2018? Here are 6 predictions from guest contributor, Eben Uys! 1. Established craft brands will push for more shelf space, visibility and … Continue reading 6 predictions for SA craft beer in 2018

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3 steps to becoming a craft beer drinker

Whether you’re into craft beer or not, we’re all too familiar with the growth of the industry in South Africa over the past few years with craft beer becoming increasingly available at restaurants, bars and liquor stores across the country. Despite its growth some of us are still hesitant on getting into it because we just never thought we’d drink beer but are still somewhat … Continue reading 3 steps to becoming a craft beer drinker

5 things I’ve never tried – but need to in 2018

2018 is the year I’ve set aside to do all things I haven’t done before: I’m all about no longer holding myself back, being braver and being more adventurous – a goal I set last year but never quite got around to. So, here’s a list of the 5 things I’ve never tried but need to in 2018 – and you are welcome to remind … Continue reading 5 things I’ve never tried – but need to in 2018

5 feel good foods for depression and anxiety

October marks Mental Health Awareness month in South Africa and depression & anxiety are mental health issues that I am particularly very passionate about. One day you’re up, the next you’re down or you’re up and down all in one day – it can be quite draining and requires constant awareness and maintenance of your balance to keep a level-head. Two ways I do this … Continue reading 5 feel good foods for depression and anxiety

Mouth-watering chocolate recipes from Beyers Chocolates

This was the first time I attended the chocolate demos hosted by Beyers Chocolates at the Coffee & Chocolate Festival. ABOUT BEYERS CHOCOLATES Beyers Chocolates was founded 30 years ago by Belgian-born, Kees Beyers. They manufacture their own range of confectionery, including local favourites like Sweetie Pie, Amarula, and Dream Bear, and also supply an extensive range of sub-brands and private label products to airlines and … Continue reading Mouth-watering chocolate recipes from Beyers Chocolates

REVIEW: A LESSON IN URBANOLOGI

I was fortunate enough to be invited to try out Urbanologi‘s new winter menu this past Saturday and my was it amazing! THE RESTAURANT Urbanologi is an Asian Fusion restaurant situated at the 1 Fox Precinct in Ferreirasdorp, Johannesburg and is based inside the Mad Giant Brewery. Together, they work alongside each other to come up with flavours that make for the perfect food and … Continue reading REVIEW: A LESSON IN URBANOLOGI