I don’t enjoy taking my vehicle in for a service and there are few things as upsetting as waiting for a medical professional to give me an update on a loved one sick in hospital. I feel intimidated, with very little control in these situations. This
This weekend a mother posted a vent post on a community forum I am on. She complained about wasting her Saturday filling up a trolley at her nearest Checkers only to leave the trolley at the till when she found out that there were no
In summer it’s easy to organise a casual get-together. Everyone is feeling fresh, energetic and excited for a friendly braai on Friday night with friends. Not so much in winter; on cold nights you might get a “why?” from even your most party loving friends.
South Africans have been faced with extreme weather this past week. Today, as the sun peeks through in Gauteng, Helen Heenan Interiors reminds us why yellow is a great colour with which to decorate.
“I read somewhere recently that ‘It's impossible to see yellow and not
One day you wake up and realise that the two-bedroom townhouse you’ve been renting is just too small. The baby needs grass to play on and the-then small rescue pup is actually just way too big to live indoors. You need to cancel your lease
A young man tells the story of how he was on a Skype call with his parents, from his flat in New York, when they invited their domestic worker of years to sit in and chat with him. The first thing she said to him
South Africans could see the average cost of burying a loved one rise significantly over the next few months. On average the cost of burial is estimated between R30,000 and R40,000, this according to Lee Bromfield, CEO of FNB Life, who adds that the expected
Various shades of blue can be associated with tranquillity, confidence, power and stability. When wanting to spiff up any space in my home with new scatter cushions or vase I am always irrevocably drawn to shades of blue.
Helen Heenan Interiors colour inspiration
"Blue is such a
In the book Dis ek, Anna (translated to It’s me, Anna) Anchien Troskie chillingly tells of the abuse she suffered at the hands of her stepfather for eight years. She called herself Silent Anna as she felt she couldn’t speak to anyone about what was
Every kitchen should have a big pan in it and every cook should learn the art of one-pan wonders.
A big pan is just so inviting, like open arms, it always has an extra serving for one more hungry soul. Especially now that I have teenagers,