The term modern can be thrown around quite a lot when describing homes that have contemporary elements to them.
There are a few elements that make homes look modern and contemporary. We look at a few and find all the inspiration you need if a modern home is what you are after.
Double volumes and lots of large glass windows and doors that allow the maximum amount...Read More
I grew up with a recreational fisherman father who was a banker by day. He partook in some pretty cool fishing competitions throughout his “fishing career” – the Billfish 15000 being one of them. For interest’s sake, the competition started in 1987 when it got its name from the total amount of prize monies. There were 60 competing boats that year, and the grand prize was...Read More
We cannot begin a conversation about South African food without giving a special mention to pap. The preparation method often runs along cultural lines and are therefore enjoyed runny, soft or stiff. Even though this maize meal did not originate from South Africa, it has become a staple food due it is affordability and versatility. In the article Pap Politics written by...Read More
Food brings people together. Not just any people, but people who appreciate the same good things in life, be it something as humble as bread or as extravagant as caviar. Something magical happens when you’re surrounded by likeminded folks who share an appreciation for the craftmanship of creating gastronomical genius. Someone who appreciates meaningful experiences with food is...Read More
We waste a lot of food. In South Africa, 10 million tons of food goes to waste every year. Fruits, vegetables and cereals account for 70 per cent of the wastage and loss which occurs early in the processing chain. Almost half of the fruit and vegetables supplied will be lost before it even reaches the supermarket shelves. According to the World Wide Fund for Nature‘s (WWF)...Read More
Cat “owners” will know that you never actually own cats, you are merely the provider of food, warmth and scratches when your kitties allow it. Above this, your duties as a “good human” also include regular litter box cleaning and ensuring there is adequate space and objects to play with between naps. In the interest of keeping your cat in top physical and mental condition, here are...Read More
Open plan living has been the go-to layout for decades. With over forty years since kitchens were opened up to the rest of the home, open plan layouts now need to adapt to suit the 21st century, particularly when it comes to working from home. Whether it’s a private space to work or a sneaky spot to hide clutter for a spotless home, here are ten ways to take your home from open plan...Read More