Exploring the Langeberg Valley

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McGregor is a quaint village situated on the “Road to Nowhere” in the Langeberg Valley – only a few hours out of Cape Town, and a scenic drive no less. Surrounded by the Riviersonderend and Langeberg mountains and with the Breede River running through it, the Langeberg Valley is made up of five beautiful towns; McGregor, Robertson, Bonnievale, Ashton and …

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Trend: The Goodie Box Service

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There is something out there for every taste, with local subscription box services offering everything from gourmet food products to wine, lingerie to sweets, even boxes tailored specifically for pets, parenting or those who love design! The concept was also modelled on customer feedback and surveys, which added value to those brands that opted in. So a marketing win-win. While …

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WaWa Boards

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A local coffee shop opened up about 6 months ago in York Road, Muizenberg. This isn’t a major event as there have been many changes within our local community in the recent years – all steps taken towards Muizenberg regaining it’s former glory. Before it’s first day of trading Rolling Wood Surf & Skate Store was infamous amongst the local …

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Up The Creek

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Having spent a major part of my young adult life in and around the SA Live Music Scene it was a complete shock to my friends that I had not attended Up The Creek yet. Yes, I am an eclectic music lover with listening variations from morning coffee jazz through to hardcore gangster rap, with folk/acoustic featuring majorly in the …

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SA Vloggers To Watch

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Vlogging (or video blogging) is the latest social media platform from which to promote yourself, with YouTube channels springing up all over the world on a variety of topics – and fertile soil for talent sensations such as the Bieber to be discovered. Personal in voice and accessible to all those who troll the net, this new form of content streaming …

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Ceramic Factory – Bringing Back an Old Craft   

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The Maker Movement and a revived interest in artisan has been the perfect setting for Ceramic Factory – a brand specialising in quirky ceramic products that trigger nostalgia and fun – to make it’s success in SA over the last few years. “Initially Ceramic Factory was established to develop ranges for other ceramic designers,” explains CEO Daniel Swanepoel. However when their …