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A bright future

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. It is now estimated that one in just over 400 kids will be diagnosed with this disease before the age of 15. Depending on the type of cancer, early detection and treatment can result in the survival rate being between 70 and 80 per cent.

Licensed to braai

The weather is warming up and spring is in the air. It’s time to bring out the braai and celebrate! From chargrilled T-bones to buttery aubergine steaks, we all know – it’s better over the coals. Local braai guru and outdoor enthusiast Alec Blair gives us his top tips on this traditional pastime.

Undiluted deliciousness

Peta de Wet grew up in the hospitality business; her parents were hoteliers, and her father a chef, too. On the face of it, it seemed to be a natural progression that she would end up following in their footsteps. “Having said that,” she laughs, “I fought against it and took a different route.”


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Rowing her boat

Petite and polished, hairstylist Erichia Pretorius is not what comes to mind when you think of a canoe on a large stretch of water....

Prim & proper

Tiny, but feisty, describes Jessica Prim to a T. As the marketing coordinator for the Riverside City Improvement District, a rather large responsibility lies...

Branching out!

Lowvelders Kim Springorum and Priscille Pepworth chat to us about their fabulous venture.Kim and Priscille, owners of Branch at Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre in White...

Learning through play

Covid’s influence on our lives has been, for the most part, momentous, and it will most likely have an impact on how we go...