Arts & Culture

Diwali Festival in Johannesburg

Call me a heathen, but this year’s FNB Gauteng Diwali Festival, felt more like an outdoor corporate breakaway than a genuine cultural celebration. To their credit,…

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The Tafelberg

Who doesn’t love bowling? The thrill of the release, not knowing whether you’ll knock over all (or any) of the pins, the joy when the little suckers knock themselves…

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Halloween – all you need to know

This strange Americanism has weaseled its way into our culture, slowly but with a lot of determination. Perhaps its the bonus of having yet another event to pin shopping…

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Grow a Tree

Is there anything as magical as seeing something grow? As a child, we used to fairly frequently do the experiment where you grow a bean in a piece of wet cotton wool to see how…

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The best South African blogs: 6 Favourites

While blogging in South Africa may not be quite as much of an obsession (and daily activity) as it is in the UK and USA, South African bloggers are really coming into their…

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