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How to be a hands-on dad
Some may be rather daunted at the prospect of becoming a dad. This could be especially so if your example of fathering was less than ideal. Thankfully much of how you parent can be learnt - and there’s a lot of choice involved. Here are a few steps to get you started. read more »
Hidden Gems: Lanseria and Muldersdrift
You’ve probably driven past it twenty times without the faintest inkling it was there. Set within an industrial development (The Lanseria Centre) that borders Lanseria Airport, Culinary Table hides in plain sight. “Strange location” I hear you utter, well there’s a story behind that… read more »
A Moveable Feast
The back door gives onto Newlands forest; her first memories are from atop her father’s shoulders, climbing, searching, foraging after the first rains. The forest is very much a part of her, its pathways run deep through her veins. read more »
Digging For Diamonds
A look at two of Joburg's lesser-known restaurant gems read more »
Signature Dish: Leafy Greens
Leafy Greens: where farm meets table. I had a father who loved growing things – he haphazardly propagated potatoes, beans, gem squash, herbs, tomatoes… read more »
The Evolution of Melville's 27 Boxes
27 Boxes is a shopping centre in Melville made entirely of recycled shipping containers. This fact is notable in itself; it was the first shipping container centre in South Africa. read more »
What can you #doDifferent?
We would all like the world to be a better, fairer, more just world. But how? What can you do? read more »
An Afternoon At The Oriental Plaza
Like every other legacy of apartheid, the Oriental Plaza makes absolutely no sense. Opened in the early 1970s, the Plaza was built in Fordsburg for Indian shopkeepers... read more »
Eating Slowly in Soweto
Heather Mason visits the Soweto Slow Food Festival. read more »
Passing Time
When people say ‘wedding’, I think money, extravagance, excess. A similarly disheartening word-association occurs with the mention of ‘honeymoon’... read more »
Explosive Sounds From The Underground
In rehearsal and on stage with a Johannesburg band that's broadening new sounds. read more »
Songs in Significant Spaces
Zakifo Music Festival is about to kick off and we’re all adjusting to the new venue arrangement: three locations spread across three days for a glimpse of the greater Durban experience. read more »

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