Monday Musings 11 October: Nature’s first green is gold

Monday Musings

Ever hopeful that in my ripe old age of 40+ I’ll suddenly develop green fingers, I planted some veggie seeds a month or so ago; images of conveniently popping to the nursery for a fresh carrot or two, some tomatoes and a head of broccoli spurred me on that Sunday evening. Although, at the time, I recall it was still pretty frigid […]

Monday Musings 6 September: Are you on my wavelength?

Monday Musings 6 September: Are you on my wavelength? 6

Buckle up control freaks. Word on the street is that it is the natural tendency of things to lose order, yep unravel.   Nothing stays the same without a little maintenance. Gardens get overrun with weeds. Unoiled wheels get squeaky. Things begin to sag. Bingo wings anyone?   None of these things on their own would normally push us […]

Monday Musings 02 August 2021: Going for green and gold

Monday Musings 02 August 2021: Going for green and gold 12

What do a 13-year-old skateboarder, British BMX star and swimming ‘Schoenmaker’ all have in common? They’ve all won Olympic golds in Tokyo this past week. Newsflash: they also all happen to be women.   Sorry gents, we love you, but there was clearly no way you were going to escape an August Monday Musings without an outpouring of “I am woman, hear me roar”. We […]

Monday Musings: It’s OK not to always go the extra mile

Monday Musings: It’s OK not to always go the extra mile 19

We’ve been conditioned our whole lives to believe that with great effort comes success. Not succeeding, try harder. Not winning, do more. But what if we could win by doing less? What if, instead of toiling each step of the way, we found an alternative path – one that was just as rewarding but took […]

Monday Musings: How would you describe the colour of your eyes?

Monday Musings: How would you describe the colour of your eyes? 25

If you’re reading this, you’re either an avid follower of our weekly Monday Musings (thank you) or my clickbait headline sparked a mental image of your irises, triggered your curiosity and compelled you to read on. In the case of the latter, I hijacked your thought process by asking a question. Not just any question, […]

Monday Musings: “I’m not a cat”, but let’s keep going

Monday Musings 15 Feb

It wasn’t four years ago that a mortified Professor Robert Kelly had his live Zoom interview with the BBC about South Korean politics gatecrashed by both his kids. Without a care in the world, four-year-old Marion hopped into the scene with her bumble-bee yellow jumper, closely followed by her baby brother James, rolling in with […]

Monday Musings: “Just have one good day. Then repeat.”

Monday Musings: "Just have one good day. Then repeat."

3-2-1, every Thursday James Clear delivers weekly wisdom you can read in 5 minutes, for free. This week it was a reminder that consistency wins the race, so if those New Year’s Resolutions are hanging by a thread, this week’s wisdom will be 5 minutes well spent.

Virtual event to showcase Stellenbosch destination to tourism and travel partners

Virtual event to showcase Stellenbosch destination to tourism and travel partners 39

Necessity is the mother of invention and Stellenbosch is not a new when it comes to finding creative and innovative ways of solving challenges, in times of COVID-19 and beyond. The seismic shift towards digitisation in recent months has required many of us to break the bonds of physical events. It is also essential that […]

Foundations of Content Marketing – What you need to know

Foundations of Content Marketing - What you need to know 40

We know that content marketing is not just here to stay, but here to stay for a long time. With competition between businesses increasing, content marketing is set to grow at a rapid pace. In fact, online content marketing is believed to be one of the major deciding factors between the success and the failure […]