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Birds of a feather

RECENTLY I moved home. On my stoep, as the sun softened, a flock of birds circled, as though of one mind, in a wide arc above my roof, their beating wings making a soothing sound like a sheet ruffled by the wind, before they swooped into a nearby red shed. This oddly soothing ritual repeated […]

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Kennedy’s ePublishing

KENNEDY’S EPUBLISHING Write your best book “Writing a book is an adventure. To begin with, it is a toy and an amusement; then it becomes a mistress, and then it becomes a master, and then a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill […]

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Bernard Franz | Editor – 021 magazine

0727310700 October 2012 I can wholeheartedly and without reservation recommend Dawn Kennedy for any writing contract or any position in the field of media, marketing, sales, or communications. Dawn has been fundamental in launching 021 Magazine in June 2009. As co-editor, she used her expertise and valuable network of contacts to implement the business plan […]

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Pieter Dirk Uys

PIETER DIRK UYS on being funny about things that aren’t funny INTERVIEWS & BOOKS NEWS Dawn Kennedy – Jan 1st 2013, 00:00 Armed only with a suitcase full of costumes, a sense of outrage and pages of witty words against society’s ills, Pieter Dirk Uys has left South Africa with a legacy of laughter that […]

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Tribes: Tattoo lover’s.

Dawn Kennedy penetrates the tattoo lover’s world, a place where pain, pleasure and permanence meet. Close your eyes and you could be at the dentist. The ink pen, the tool of the tattoo artist’s trade, makes a surprisingly loud and intimidating drone as it is switched on for the first time. It is used to […]

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The Greenhouse @ Constantia’s Cellars-Hohenort

Going for Green If you are searching for delicious, The Greenhouse is a great place to start. It is a wild winter evening when we arrive at Cellars-Hohenort in Constantia. A fleet of cars are lined up outside the restaurant, belonging not to guests, as we are later told, but to kitchen staff. While there’s […]

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A trend for tea

Dawn Kennedy discovers where to slake the global thirst for gourmet tea in Cape Town. Tea, the staple beverage in the East, is becoming the drink of choice for an increasing number of people. Many are exploring ancient cultures and traditions and discovering the pleasures of, for example, the Japanese tea ceremony and Indian chai. […]

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THE LIGHT HOUSE BOUTIQUE SUITES – The pleasure is in the detail

THE LIGHT HOUSE BOUTIQUE SUITES – The pleasure is in the detail FOOD & WINE NEWS Dawn Kennedy – Nov 11th 2013, 20:22 Themed on the billionaires coastal paradise, The Hamptons, the Light House Boutique Suites emits a light of luxury guiding the discerning traveler towards an oasis of calm and culture in the heart […]

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Creating an organic swimming pool

If you could incarnate as a plant, you’d probably want to avoid being a Cape Flats fynbos plant. For a start, you’d have to withstand flooding in winter. Then, because you grow in sandy soil, in summer, any available water drains rapidly, leaving you parched. Add to this relentless urban development and the accompanying march […]

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