Archive for category Liz’s Ramblings

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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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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Dear Durban Electricity

This is the second time in my life that I’ve been so utterly frustrated by such abysmally inefficient service that I’ve had the need to write about it. The last time was 10 years ago. I have no illusions that this will lead to any sort of positive change within your (dis)organisation, but this is […]

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World Day of Remembrance

We all know someone whose life has been affected by a road traffic accident – I lost my Dad in a car accident 12 years ago. World Day of Remembrance is the day we get to stand together and remember our lost loved ones. Not only do we want to celebrate their lives, but we want to create awareness about […]

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Saris For Good Karma

During a (thankfully infrequent) bout of insomnia last night, I saw an insert on one of the TV channels on an organisation called Saris For Good Karma. I love this very clever project! The project calls on all Indian women with unwanted saris to donate them to “Saris for Good Karma”. All the saris that […]

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Win Stuff With Free Competitions!

I’m beginning to think I’m a serial competition enterer. In defense of my constant competition entering, I have won a few things over the years, which definitely makes me want to enter more and more of them! And I would like to think the Universe favours me with a little good luck, too. One of the prizes […]

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Horse Racing – The J&B Met This Weekend!

I’ve never been a big gambler, whether on horses, sport or in casinos, which is a little odd considering that my entire family, both Paternal and Maternal, have been involved in horse racing since forever. The most I understand is how to bet a win or a place! My Mom’s parents were very hoity toity […]

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