After being turned down by eight publishers and with very little hope left, J.K. Rowling published the first Harry Potter novel in 1997 being very unsure of the outcome. Ten years later, she released her 7thand final novel in the fantasy series. Rowling created a fantasy wizarding world in Britain and her series of books […]
As human beings we seem to constantly be on the hunt for a quick fix. In a world that chases instant gratification, we are surrounded by opportunities to make things better now. When it comes to improving our bodies, everything from detox teas to fat-burning supplements are waved in front of us with the promise […]
He starts with thin, watery layers for a background, sketches an image and then starts working in thicker paint -layers and layers of paint. At some stage, he turns his work upside down to get a different perspective. From there, the artwork guides itself. The process could end with a close-up portrait that stares into […]
Oh, the joys of the festive season. Ideally speaking, there are gifts galore for everyone involved, and the joy of giving is just as great as the joy of receiving. So, what’s all this chatter about a white elephant, anyway? Well, Secret Santa is a great gift-giving game, played both at the office and at […]
WGSN is the world leader in trend research and forecasting. Using a 360- degree view of analysis, taking into account ‘magic’ and ‘maths,’ they predict what’ll be in store, what the ‘big ideas’ of the future will be and track the zeitgeist.
Eco Diva is a local brand, offering organic beauty, skincare and home products that promote a healthy, balanced lifestyle. After finding success as an online store, Eco Diva has launched its first store and re-fill station in Cape Town.
Getting married is very exciting but can also be one of the most stressful things ever in your life to arrange. Thankfully places like Vondeling Wines exist; here you can tick three big things off your wedding planning list. Not only do they provide you with a chapel to get married in, they also have […]
High-quality, gorgeous watches that can be owned by everyone – this is what Q&Q Watches stand for. The Japanese watch brand strives to enrich the everyday style of people throughout the world. When viewing their catalogue, there is no doubt that there is a watch for everyone; gentlemen, ladies and children of all ages can […]
Mixing fun socks with social responsibility, local company, Sexy Socks, is warming more than just the toes of people buying their socks this Winter – they are warming the toes of children in need, too. Sexy Socks will cause some serious ankle envy with their quirky designs; the socks are also super soft. Added to […]