Collecting food waste from homes on a bicycle to feed earthworms and make compost (vermicomposting) may not seem like the most glamourous way to spend your time. However, this seemingly simple waste management solution by The Compost Kitchen has garnered the attention of the United Nations while bringing South Africans together to protect vital resources, water and soil.
We spoke to...Read More
Port Elizabeth-born architect and interior designer, Mlondolozi Hempe is the founder of the design company Umongo, where his projects are an exploration of art through design and architecture. He carefully fuses these elements with his South African culture and childhood experiences. Hempe obtained his Bachelor of Architectural Studies degree in 2011 and is a registered professional...Read More
Lighting is a magical thing. It really is an overall accent element that you cannot go cheap on. The better your lighting suits the space, the more liveable it becomes. This is because different types of lighting all have different purposes and if you can do more than one thing in one space – you’re winning!
Eye-catching lighting looks great and always welcomes...Read More
Insurance is just one of those important things you need to have. It is vital to get the right type of cover for your lifestyle and goods to help protect you against unforeseen circumstances in the future. Home and car insurance is designed to cover your goods against loss or damage caused by accidents, theft, malicious damage, and natural disasters. And if you can get a discount while...Read More
The kitchen is not only a place for preparing and cooking food anymore. It’s a communication hub for the family and with smart technology, also a place for interconnectivity. The kitchen is the heart of the home and is usually the first place you meet in the morning and with a fresh cuppa at hand, it’s also the best place in your home where the family comes together.
There are many...Read More
Autumn is a special time of year. It feels like everything is moving at a slower pace, giving us time to reflect and re-envision our year ahead. To add to that time of reflection at home, giving your home that autumn feel is a sure way to make those special moments at home even better.
We discover a few cosy and creative ways to give your home the nod to enjoy the cooler months...Read More
We are living towards a more sustainable future and re–using and recycling should be a part of our daily lives by now. We discover coffee as your and your home’s best friend! From drinking it, using it in food and even using it to unclog the drain, its uses around your home will leave you wanting so much more!
Re–using Around the House
Coffee grounds can be used...Read More