Weekly Columns

Social Leverage

That’s me in the corner By Carla Lever High school. It was a long time ago. I can’t say, though, that I’m terribly sad about that – there’s nothing glamorous about “trappe van vergelyking” and organic chemistry unless you’re planning on becoming the next Antjie Krog or Agent Scully (and...

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Encore

The nominees for best road trip music are...   By Rafiek Mammon Gary and I were away again for the last two weeks – a lovely nationwide (well, almost nationwide) tour of the country. Actually, we did the East Coast more than anywhere else, really. Johannesburg was the only real...

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Social Leverage

Lilo, Sweet Chariot   By Carla Lever   Almost as predictable as the noonday gun is the fact that, wheresoever goeth actors, goeth drama. Each year’s Fleur du Cap theatre awards bring with it the usual mix of wounded egos and very pointed social commentary about the whiteness of the...

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Wine with heart

Van Loveren - serious bang for your buck   By Nicolette Waterford   Van Loveren is no newcomer to wine lovers who want bang for their buck. They are probably best known for their Four Cousins wine range, one of the biggest selling wine brands in South Africa. This family...

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