On Monday night I attended the very first Inclusive City dialogue as part of the second phase of the Inclusive City Campaign which the City of Cape Town launched in 2015.
During this phase, the idea is for local councillors to initiate workshops with community leaders, where everyone can collectively grapple with racism. As leaders, we can never make the assumption that we have the solutions to all society’s problems. The input and ideas from everyday people often give the most meaningful insights and I was looking forward to hearing directly from the people in a local community. Continue reading
So, we all know you get three types of foundation – liquid, powder and cream…yawn. I however recently found out that you can actually add some primer to your foundation before applying to make it more translucent.
I obviously had to give this a go a few times before sharing this nifty little trick with you and it actually works! It retains the foundation’s coverage without looking as caked on, plus you also get that long lasting, all-day foundation…bonus!
It however boils down to the results you are looking for ladies. Primer works on the principle of layers, so if you want the full effect you will need to do it in steps. However, this method of mixing your primer with your foundation works beautifully and is great for when you want lighter coverage, but not actually a fan of BB cream.
Here’s how: Continue reading
PARIS, March 9, 2016 – All Blacks hero Dan Carter, a Nominee for the 2016 Laureus World Comeback of the Year Award, reveals in an exclusive interview with Laureus.com that he was persuaded to carry on playing, when he was considering retiring ahead of the Rugby World Cup.
In the interview, which is available for media use, Carter says: “Though not many people noticed, I was pretty close to retiring from the game, but through friends and family, coaches and team-mates, they gave me a lot of confidence to stick at it and give it one more crack.”
He became the star of the All Blacks team which won back-to-back Rugby World Cups and which has now been nominated for the Laureus World Team of the Year Award. In the interview, Carter also talks about his new career with Racing 92 in France. Among his comments are: Continue reading
Easter may be coming a little earlier in 2016, but don’t let that drive you ‘hopping’ mad. Woolworths has a diverse range of chocolate and candy-coated treats that will not only ensure the Easter Bunny is well-prepared, but everyone’s favourite chocolate-filled holiday has never tasted so good!
If you’re finding those go-to giant eggs are just a little too large to hide under the TV cabinet, Woolworths will cater for your every chocolate need, offering a range of mini candy coated milk chocolate eggs… all the better to fit into more conspicuous hiding places.
For early risers who can’t wait for the dawn of the day, a glow in the dark Easter egg kit will allow kiddies’ inner detectives to shine through, but—even better—will let mum and dad stay peacefully asleep until a reasonable hour.
If the Easter Bunny is feeling particularly fancy and fabulous this year, Woolworths sparkling glitter eggs are an ideal egg choice. Or if everyone’s giant, floppy-eared friend has been spectacularly generous and your children are scrambling to hold their bundles, check out Woolworths’ new range of super cute Easter egg hunt bags! Continue reading
The City of Cape Town’s Naming Committee this morning, 9 March 2016, recommended a list of names for the newly built community residential apartments and complex in Langa to the City’s Executive Mayor, Patricia de Lille, for approval. Read more below:
The rental units were recently built on the corner of Bhunga Avenue and Ndabeni Street in Langa as part of the City’s hostel transformation programme. The families who are benefitting from this redress programme moved into their homes in December 2015.
The development consists of 18 individual residential units, collectively forming the complex. Part of this redress project is to identify suitable names for the new complex and rental units in consultation with the broader community of Langa. Continue reading
This week on Top Actor Africa, our 12 contestants are thrown two curve balls. Misreading the mini challenge instructions and struggling to learn their lines, they put themselves in a deadly predicament…
The pressure continues to increase when they get to a real life soapie set, complete with a director, cameras, sound, lights, sets and soap star Nolly Nolz as a guest judge. Continue reading