Twitter Blanket Drive 2015

For the 6th year, the South African Twitter community will use the social media platform to collect blankets for those that need it most over winter in the Twitter Blanket Drive – #TBD2015. It’s the easiest way to use social media to do good and increase community awareness, with drives taking place this year in Jhb, Durban, Cape…

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Naming & Shaming – Furniture Removal Con Artists

UPDATE 23 MARCH 2016: I’ve been contacted by someone who wants to do an exposé on the company I wrote this blog post about, and they’ve asked me to see if I can find anyone else who’s had a bad experience with them, to build up some case studies. Please share widely, and get in touch […]

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Just Us 4 Children – Pyjamas Please Project

Organisations that look out for our country’s beautiful children are very close to my heart, and my crazy, trail running friend, Michelle, alerted me to a project that her and her fellow Riverside Trail runners are involved in. Take a look: Check out Just Us 4 Children, they’re doing some really worthwhile work for the […]

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#DBNBloggerMeet, Goodie Bag From Manna, And Some Giveaways

This past Saturday saw a bunch of awesome Durban and KZN lady bloggers meet up – to catch up with those we haven’t seen in a while, to meet new faces who we’ve been following online, to do some fun and very worthwhile networking, to get introduced to some new products, and to get thoroughly […]

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Durban Electricity Load Shedding Schedule

The whole country is, understandably, not thoroughly excited about the current electricity load shedding we’re being subjected to. I was emailed a load shedding schedule earlier, and the eThekwini Municipality tweeted a link to the very same one a few minutes ago. I can’t vouch for its accuracy, but you can get it here.

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A New Magazine Style Blog – The Magnifying Glass

My Twitter friend, Verushka – who I have yet to meet in real life – recently started up a magazine style blog called The Magnifying Glass. I asked her to tell us what it’s about… “My friend Kaveshan Chetty called me and we had a chat about creating a website for bloggers. Three weeks later […]

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Original Cocktails Party Pack Giveaway

The fun and funky folks over at Original Cocktails spoilt a few of us Durban peeps last week by sending us a goodly supply of their lovely Mojitos to taste test, plus a Party Pack of six cocktail pouches for one of you lucky buggers to win! I think this weekend in Durban would be an […]

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