Mellissa Bushby | Editor

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Spring has sprung!

The weather is warming up and the lowveld is starting to stir. Donning sandals and shorts, with a comfy tee, we love nothing more than lounging around on the deck or at the pool with a tall, ice-cold glass of something refreshing and delicious.

What to do when hitting the road

We speak to local veteran adventurers Henri and Linda Pieters who give us a few of their favourite travel tips when setting out on a journey.

When giving up is not an option

We featured well-known cancer survivor Marlene Pretorius two years ago when she was on her way to her seventh operation for breast cancer. We catch up with her to find out how life has been since then.

A life in flowers

When she left school, Sarah-Marie Snyman vowed two things. One was that she would never work in a restaurant again, and the other was that she would certainly never move back to the Slowveld.

The Genesis Route: When time began

Crossing the Makhonjwa Mountains in 1902, JC Smuts was so taken aback by the sheer beauty of the area that he referred to it as “one of the virgin corners of the continent, garnished with possibly the most magnificent scenery in all of Africa” in his memoirs.

The icing on the cake

Typical girl-next-door Daniella Koch is bringing a breath of pretty pastel colour and yummy delights to Hazyview with her gorgeous baked goodies.

Spring celebrations!

September is all about heritage, Spring, and of course Braai Day, because as all Lowvelders know, everything tastes better when cooked over a fire.

Saving the rainbow children

Vibrant, adventurous and extremely focused, paediatric surgeon Elliot Motloung from Mbombela is incredibly passionate about what he does.