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Christmas Comes Early For The South African Film Industry

In a positive outcome for the South African Film Industry, an agreement between the Department of Home Affairs and industry bodies; the Commercial Producers Association (CPA), the South African Association of Stills Producers (SAASP) and the National Association of Mod…

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10 Striking Birds with Fancy Feathers

There are countless birds that sport beautiful and fancy feathers, because of this; I have only selected a few of my personal favourites. These birds add a splash of bright colour to the bush and are easy to recognise from their striking feathers. The brilliant hues an…
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Nature’s Realisations – A Trip to Remember

I was fortunate to visit Londolozi in October 2014. Things were just beginning to green up and lambing season has not quite begun. There had recently been a big storm and clean up was underway. Our ranger was the wonderfully easy going and informative Sandros and it wa…
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The Mysterious Three: Cats of the Wild

When the word cat is mentioned, lion, cheetah and leopard (especially here at Londolozi) are the first animals that come to mind. They are indeed all members of the cat family and are usually at the top of any safari-goers list. There are however three other fascinatin…
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Zuma’s bad dose of ‘premature proclamation’ causes legislative impotence

It’s not often that a country’s leader goes to court to nullify laws that his own government drafted and he earlier happily signed. But hey, this is South Africa where the left hand often is at odds with its right-hand partner. Here, trade unions regularly demonstrate …
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my top 10 recipes for 2014

I absolutely loved this year for so many reasons and not least of all because I got to cook and bake some incredible things. The one thing you can’t transfer in an image and a blog post is the taste of a dish, so I thought I’d share what my tastiest and favourite recip…
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Ford Fushion Launch

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A while back myself and Mike were treated to an epic day out with Ford South Africa as part of their new Ford Fusion launch. The invite was all secretive and we had no idea what they had in store for us but it was beyond what we could have imagined and we were spoiled…

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Chicken Mayonnaise Pies

Chicken Mayonnaise

Chicken Mayonnaise is by far my favorite toasted sandwich filling! Make sure you put enough mayonnaise on mine, thank you!

Chicken mayonnaise is also delicious in wraps, pitas, as a salad or on little super white sandwiches, the kind you eat at funerals!

I have had al…

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Ford Fusion Launch

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A while back myself and Mike were treated to an epic day out with Ford South Africa as part of their new Ford Fusion launch. The invite was all secretive and we had no idea what they had in store for us but it was beyond what we could have imagined and we were spoiled…

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Assegais for Shield and POND’S

On November 6 the Assegais honoured marketing that hits the mark, and we walked away with two awards (awarded, not stolen!)The judging criteria focuses on strategy, creativity and ROI, so campaigns must be full bodied and balanced in order to crack the nod.

We were thr…

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egg rolls banh mi style

If you are unfamiliar with Vietnamese Banh mi sandwiches it is really worth becoming fully acquainted with them. They are ridiculously tasty. If you are familiar with them, then you know exactly what I’m talking about here. I did a pulled pork Banh mi in my first cookb…
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Zuraida Ismail Amajee – Coffee Cake

Ingredients 4 Eggs 1 Cup Castor Sugar 1 Cup Flour 2 Tsp Baking Powder 1/2 Cup Oil 1 Tblsp Coffee Granules Method: Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Beat Eggs until light & fluffy. Beat in sugar until well blended. Add sifted flour to mixture and fold in gently. Then add in …
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Rest // Highlights from the Week

"And B)"/on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, and he rested." --Gensis 2:2


If God can rest, we can rest, right? ;)

Yesterday the team took a much-needed day off to relax and recharge for the remainder of the trip. It felt wonderful to pause and refl…
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Momentum: Mysmarts – Income Tax Calculator

Last time I was chatting about Momentum’s financial wellness tools I wrote a blog post on 7 financial questions and their answers. The post was well received and that tells me that people are interested in these matters and have otherwise not had access to this sort of…

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The Twin Engines

I love you to create a kind of medical emergency, to make sure that as our bodies grow older, our hearts can grow younger.

My heart was old as oak when I was born.
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The Week in Pictures #160

The last couple of weeks have marked the beginning of summer, a time of vibrancy and excitement in the bush that comes with the changes of a new season. Because summer is a time of colour, bright flowers and green grasses, I decided to go against the grain and see how …
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Sondag. Skêre met skietgoed.

Maar eers vir so bietjie inspirasie vir Sondag:
Sunday evenings often feel like the weekend is over before it’s even begun. – Catherine McCormack
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5 tips for taking photos that people love to share

NOV/DEC EVENT HIGHLIGHTS 2014

Introducing a new section to Fashionjazz called Event highlights, each month I will be posting the best events that we attend, some will be posted and others will have a short post under highlights.
 
 
COLD PRESS
 
Last year November marked the launch of  Cold Press a…
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HR in 2011

We have been here before. We are familiar with the drill. We have the same beliefs and expectations, toned down by the passage of time. We know how it will end. Yet a little voice tells us that 2011 could be exceptional and different. Another year has arrived.

Resoluti…

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The Best of the Best of 2014

As the year winds down for most (and seems to pick up speed for us) we thought we’d collect all of the “Best of” and “Year in Review” posts the big guys are putting out, so you can find all your retrospective 2014 material in one place. First off, you’re gonna want to …

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WANTED: Scarlet Jade Vine (Mucuna bennettii)

I am looking for the Scarlet Jade Vine (Mucuna bennettii),cuttings or seed .I live in Pretoria but will travel to collect. Dit is nie n maklike plant,ek sal dit ook geniet om met mense tepraat wat suksesvol is met hul kweek. Gilleam andregilleam@gmail.com
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In photos: rhino tracking in Somkhanda

Whatsapp on your desktop computer!

If there was ever an application I wanted on my computer and not just on my mobile phone, it would be Whatsapp. Well, that is coming true as of today (I’ll come back to this), Whatsapp have launched a web app that runs inside your Google Chrome browser. It’s unfortunat…

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iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S5: A Side By Side Comparison

Vote for your favourite South African bird

The Danakil Depression, the most inhospitable place on earth

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet – Use your Tablet like a Laptop

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I have always felt that the only problem with a tablet is that you can’t use it in the same way you’d use a laptop. Until now, that is. The Sony Bluetooth keyboard connects wirelessly to any Android tablet or Smartphone. It even comes pre-loaded with Office Pro 7 that…

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Top 5: Must have sports apps for any South African fan

SportFor the average South African guy (and to a growing extent – woman as well!) being up to date with sports scores is an absolute necessity. The digital and mobile revolution has brought information to our finger tips and we can now track our favorite teams’ scores, perf…

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Happy February!

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It’s the first of February and the start of the month of love! I absolutely love this month, the weather is amazing, the stores are full of pink goodies and I always get excited about Valentine’s Day!

I am going to try and blog something vday related everyday till the…

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L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon London revisited

As soon as people hear I have a food blog, one of the first questions they ask me is “so what’s your favourite restaurant in London?”.  The question is almost always followed by an embarrassed silence as I rack my brain to come up with somewhere that has at least a whi…
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Moar exercise!

Even after yesterday’s exertions, there was still time for a bit more healthy wandering this morning – this time inland with the beagle and the kids in Newlands Forest.
Considering that this is virtually on our doorstep and I run past it fairly regularly (I drive past …

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Pics: J&B Met 2015!

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Unfortunately we were not invited to the event, so I thought let me rather go through the hashtag and peoples’ TLs/IGs just s0 you guys can see the outfits and have that platform to discuss the fashion at this year’s Met.

Before we go to the fashion, am I the onl…

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5 Things Brenden Is Curious About.

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FIVE THINGS I’M CURIOUS ABOUT!

By Brenden Ledwaba

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Love, I’m most curious about love, it’s a far-fetched concept that many fail to grasp yet I find its one most appealing. The idea of having just one out of 8-billion to spend the entirety of your life is a tru…

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