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Just a Great White shark cruising in Simon’s Town harbour [pic]

Ya…it’s no secret that there are plenty of Great White sharks in the oceans round Cape Town, but it’s not often one is spotted cruising around a harbour hey. Facebook user Penny De Villiers posted these pics of a Great White in Simon’s Town harbour a few days ago.

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5 simple ways to create an online business map for your startup

You’ve got a great business model. You’re offering the kind of product or service people will absolutely love and, more importantly, pay money to receive. You know how to practice outstanding customer service. You’re ready to make some money.
And yet, all of that won’t…

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6 things adland needs to know about SA’s smartphone space

Cheap smartphones are reshaping consumer behaviour in South Africa faster than many realise. Here’s how to position your brand at the forefront of the trend and create effective platforms for engaging with mobile customers.
Most marketers understand that their customer…

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Autonomous, flying selfies are here thanks to Lily Throw and Shoot camera

Lily is a new start-up company that hails from Menlo Park, California. With its new and innovative throw-and-shoot flying drone camera (simply named “Lily” or “Lily Camera”) it aims to change the landscape of visual documentation.
Antoine Balaresque and Henry Bradlow c…

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Weekly Round Up #23: Spotify, Oculus Rift, Merc meets Apple Watch and WooThemes acquired

Welcome to Weekly Roundup, our podcast discussing the tech trends, innovation and news from the last few days.
This week on BurnCast, Stuart Thomas, Andy Walker, Graham van der Made, and Christopher Wilton speak about Spotify’s new features which include Spotify Runnin…

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4 common UX mistakes in brand apps (and how to fix them)

A flawless user experience is a fairytale. Users’ needs are always in flux, and there’s a constant push and pull between mobile designers as to which type of design is best. Yet the UX has the power to make or break a brand’s app.
Brands have to consider design, conten…

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Friday music post: The Chainsmokers – Good Intentions [video]

The Friday morning music post is a little different to the usual stuff in that it was just released a week ago. It’s no secret that i’m a fan of old school music and modern music seldom makes an appearance, but today’s song is rad so i’m playing it coz i reckon you wil…

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9 massive predictions for how tech will impact ‘the next billion’

Quartz held an impressive event this week with speakers from Uber, frog design and EVRYTHING to name but a few. Titled “The Next Billion”, the conference focused on the challenges and the opportunities society faces with the “new world” we are fast seeing emerge.
With…

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Be inspired & WIN with Dulux

Dulux has challenged a few style bloggers with the task of creating a Pinterest board inspired by a Dulux Colour, to celebrate the launch of their Pinterest Account! Screen Shot 2015-05-21 at 8.49.57 PM

Comment, engage and come say HI! on my pins HERE, and you could stand the chance of winning 1 of 2 Fuj…

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The Week in Pictures #181

This last week on Londolozi has been full of action. A new coalition of lions, never been seen on the reserve before, have been exploring south of the river. In the meantime, we continue to hear the Majingilane roar to the west of us. The Nyamakunze male and 4:4 male l…
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Alan Woodward

awI’ve just heard the sad news that Sheffield United legend Alan Woodward has died at his home in the US aged 68.

Alan made an incredible 640 appearances for the Blades over 14 years and remains the club’s second highest ever scorer. As a kid, he was one of the first pla…

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Ubisoft to launch VR games in 2016

ubisoftVirtual reality hardware currently has only a few applications, but come 2016 one of the primary motivations of VR hardware will become reality. Yup, virtual reality gaming! Video game publishing powerhouse Ubisoft plans to release games suited for virtual reality in 2…

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WIN a Flying Springbok Satchel Bag

Still one of my absolute favourite’s! I got one when I first started blogging years ago, and it’s still one of my most loved bags. Now, you stand the chance to win a Flying Springbok bag in black, valued at R1200. Versatile, edgy and goes with just about anything, this…

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22.05.Kim Gray

NAG Magazine Goes Completely Online: An End of an Era

NAG Magazine Goes Completely Online: An End of an Era
NAG Magazine’s publisher, Michael James, has announced that its last printed issue will come out in July 2015. RELATED: The rAge Expo Mascot Debate New Age Gaming was first published in 1998 and has been a leading SA print publication that focusses on the gami…
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Delta Airlines uses all the memes for new safety video

Over the years, we’ve seen airlines employ a number of interesting tactics to get people interested in their safety instruction videos. Air New Zealand has made extensive use of Lord of the Rings and Hobbit tie-ins. Virgin America meanwhile put together one set to an e…

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Something’s fishy in the state of Sanral

Call SA’s national ANC government nothing but determined! In the face of widespread opposition against the South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) and e-tolling, even from the ANC’s own Gauteng legislature, Cyril Ramaphosa has come up with a “rescue plan”. The det…
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The beardsmen of golf

There is no rule in golf stating, one should have a clean-cut face, but the golfing industry encourages professional golfers to maintain a well-groomed appearance.

These golfers overlooked the unwritten rule, by putting their razors away and expressing their looks and …

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Denim That’s Made To Move In: Part 2 + A Win

So earlier this week I introduced the new Spree Denim Collection! (Check it out HERE if you missed it!)

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I’ve been testing out the black skinnies which I love! I’ve been impressed that they’ve held great shape and re the quality of the denim! I think every cupboard nee…

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22.05.Kim Gray

Krispy Kreme doughnuts are coming to South Africa

If your carb sense is tingling then it’s because of the announcement yesterday that Krispy Kreme doughnuts will be coming to South Africa in the near future. Likely the most famous doughnut brand in the world will be opening 31 shops in SA over the next 5 years. If you…

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The Urban Beauty Lounge Russian Lash Extensions

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Before we left for our Mauritius trip I thought about everything I needed and something that definitely stood out to me was eyelash extensions. My sister has been getting them done for years and even when her makeup is completely natural she still looks glam which was…

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Volcano photos

More great photography from someone else. Previously, we have deduced that to take great landscape photos, you need to be in Iceland. Now we learn that to take great volcano photos, you need to be in Guatemala, more specifically 3600m up the side of Volcano Acatenango,…

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VIDEO: What drives Brooks Koepka

Brooks Koepka (pronounced “KEP-ka”) has not only impressed a lot of golf fans over the past few years, but also many of his peers, according to his coach, Claude Harmon III.

In the 2013 Open Championship at Muirfield, the then 23-year-old and his good friend Peter Uihl…

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Discovering scuba diving in Sodwana Bay

Easy and Super Tasty Chicken & Broccoli Pasta

Creamy Chicken Penne PastaI made this… and I’m still dreaming of it. It’s damn good. O.k, maybe I’m one of those silly people who actually love broccoli. But I also love the taste of tequila, baby marrows and drinking copious amounts of cold water, so there.

I made some slight modifications to …

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CUTE CHIC OUTFIT INSPIRATION

Street Photography: Seven Photos

Can there be any beauty without cruelty?

An interview with Toni Brockhoven, Beauty Without Cruelty National Chairperson and spokesperson …

By Antoinette Maake

Toni Brockhoven

Vegan SA: Tell us about who you are and what you do?

Toni: I am a 55 year old Capetonian, loaded with enthusiasm, passion, a slight artistic bent and …

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Rumour: BlackBerry up for acquisition

The BlackBerry rumour mill is once again turning, with new rumours citing that the Canadian company is up for acquisition. Speculation posits that many tech behemoths are interested in purchasing the company, including major names such as Xiaomi, Lenovo and Huawei.

Int…

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Three Intriguing Social Habits of Animals

If you are patient enough to spend enough time with a specific animal; it is possible to form an authentic relationship between human and animal.  John Varty built a relationship with a leopard that lasted its entire lifetime! Some animals are socially more active and …
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Allison Williams is All White in Dolce + Gabbana

Sometimes they can still shock you. Allison Williams has always been honest about how hard she works at getting her style just right. Despite this, it has actually evolved over the past few years and she really has nailed that Park Avenue Preppy Princess in Oscar de la…
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Employee Volunteer Week

Employee Volunteer Week “is the only national, annual celebration of employee volunteering in South Africa.”

“Thousands of employees give their time and talents by volunteering to help non profit organisations and communities. Employee Volunteer Week is the time to ref…

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Welcome to WORKSUCKS

In this weblog, I will cover almost anything that is work related from attracting talent to being attractive talent, from management of pay increases to increasing your pay, from working in misery to working with misery. I have a bold ambition to make this weblog your …

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The Week in Pictures #179

As exciting and interesting as April has been, it is left behind in hasty anticipation for May. We are seeing the fast introduction of the new as well as potential changes of the old, with everything in between. Despite the dusty layer of fallen leaves and soaring temp…
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Stoep Tasting Weekend in the Karoo

Stoep-sitting is a grand tradition in the Karoo. But recently some savvy Graaff-Reinetians have added a welcome twist – wine tasting!

The result is a Stoep Tasting weekend – 2 relaxing days of meandering from stoep to stoep in the heritage-rich town while sampli…

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A Heart for the Poor

"But if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God's love abide in him?" --1 John 3:17

Today a bunch of us went back into the townships of Philippi and Sweet Home in order to drop off some more food parcels …
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Basic Meringue Tutorial – All you need to know!

Basic Meringue

Basic Meringue? Yes, indeed all the basics is covered in this post. Basic meringue is just that, BASIC! So many people however are intimidated by it, almost like working with yeast and gelatine.

Basic meringue forms the basis of so many classics. Think about a tangy l…

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This Little Light of Mine...


This Blog is being written by Allie Lerude and Paul Morrow…

Today started off as a typical South African Day at Bridges Academy.  We taught classes to the Sweet Home kids,  fed them,  played with them,  loved them and did our best to teach them about things such as Grac…
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Digital Marketing Learning – There’s Newly Launched Heavy Chef Magazine For That

The Heavy Chef Strategy Event, headlined by Arthur Goldstuck and Chris Rawlinson coincided with the launch of the Heavy Chef Quarterly Review – an online magazine featuring exclusive content authored by some of the country’s most prominent authorities on digital.

Corre…

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One Click Job Hunting

If you are a new or a regular visitor, that is currently job hunting, I’d like to draw your attention to the 1 click job hunting tool on this site.

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Leopard update: The Nanga cub

After his introduction to the blog a couple of weeks back, I thought a brief follow up was in order. The Nanga male cub is still providing exceptional viewing when the team is able to follow the well known tracks of his mother the results are quite simply breathtaking.…
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How a Safari Enriched our Photography

Recent guest Jennifer and Thomas Bruhlmann from Switzerland visited us at Londolozi, staying at Varty Camp. During their time and assisted by ranger Don Heyneke and Tracker Lucky they were able to capture some striking images. Jennifer writes: “ On our first game drive…
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Holding On To The Past: The Cape Vintner Classification

It made a dull thwack. A  thwack, full of bewilderment, confusion and wonder. It was the sound of my palm hitting my forehead.  The thwack occurred shortly after reading a Christian Eedes blog post on the newly launched Cape Vintner
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Day 3... Worship and OVC





Hey this is Ray here!


To start off a busy second day at Bridges we heard that the OVC (Orphans and Vulnerable Children) would be arriving here at Bridges Academy in the afternoon. As we prepared for the kids to arrive there was lots of excitement and preparation for a b…

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Playing Hard to Get: Revealing the Secretive Courtship Ritual of the White Rhino

The giant behemoth that is the White Rhinoceros just does not have the crooning love song or the social skills with the opposite sex that you may expect. Recently we found a courting pair and watched as the bull tried to win her heart with a rather surprising outcome. …
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Account Manager – Durban

We’re looking for stars who rock. If that’s you then read on, rockstar… Our Account Managers are the linchpins connecting us with our clients. An AM builds long term relationships through excellent project management. An Account Manager will assist their associates wit…

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WANTED: Fresh Tumeric Root Fingers

Hi , I am looking for, including to purchase, fresh tumeric root fingers to plant for medicinal purposes. Is there anyone who can help please ? Regards, Theo Fraser from Malmesbury Western Cape .  
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The plights of a South African creative

I have positioned myself as a creative liaison – […]
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LABEL COLLECTION A/W 2015

LABEL Collections has just recently launched their Autumn/Winter 2015 inspired by textured fabrics and a recent trip to Turkey, Nadia Turton chief designer and personal friend of mine designs ready -to-wear womenswear . I can vouch that her clothes are very comfortable…
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Sophia Bush Style Watch, June 2014

I have always adored Sophia Bush. Yes, from her One Tree Hill days. I think that I watched every single episode of that series. And considering it ran for NINE YEARS and involved a dog eating someone's stolen heart, I need points for perseverance in the face of signifi…
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Gifts From Me to Me: Jo Malone



I went to the opening function for the new Jo Malone store at Canal Walk a couple of weeks ago. It was literally a dark and stormy night. And I stumbled into the store wet and bedraggled and feeling a bit sorry for myself. How I came alive under the wonderful luxury of…
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