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The Contented Whinger

Intro: Imagine getting revenge on croc-wearing, cell-phone -speaking, SUV -driving, queue hoppers? Well, Tim Richman of Claremont fulfilled that fantasy when he wrote a no-holds barred, not quite politically correct Is it just me or is everything ka! This was such a hit, that he’s written a sequel. By Dawn Kennedy Copy: You’d expect the […]

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Get ready to get giving

INTRO: Is that the sound of Christmas bells already? Ok, take a deep breath and do not panic. Two Constantia mums, Gerda Munnik and Karen Botten, tell Dawn Kennedy how to put the pleasure back into Christmas shopping. COPY. Let’s face it, we’ve all been there. Suddenly it’s the last day of school and once […]

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Mr Wise Guy

INTRO: Alan Committee is one of South Africa’s funniest guys but Dawn Kennedy discovered that when it comes to building a successful career he’s not fooling around. COPY: Alan’s passion is laughter. He says, “I love laughing and making other people laugh. I created my first comic character, Villy, at age five and kept friends […]

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Belly Nice

Intro: Tenille Lindeque of Tokai, a gorgeous goddess with a spirited sense of adventure, is doing what women secretly long to do…. Copy: A few years ago, if you’d peeked into Tenille’s living room you would have seen a few women with scarves wrapped gypsy- style around their hips undulating their hips. After she appeared […]

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CITY LIFE NEWS Dec 22nd 2009, 00:02 published on 22.12.2009 They’re alive and clicking – Cape Town’s cyber-tribes – online communities bonded by shared interests and values. At the forefront of this trend is, one of Cape Town’s most popular websites. 021 slung on some high heels and went to explore a world where […]

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The Godfather

INTRO After over forty years as CEO of Fairhead’s Trust Company, Greenpoint resident Peter Fairhead is discovering that standing on his head is the secret to a relaxed lifestyle. By Dawn Kennedy Copy: “At age 64, it’s time for me to relax. My yoga teacher says I need to hang loose.” Peter looks slightly perplexed […]

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Get Glowing

Intro: She’s been voted one of the world’s sexiest women by FHM magazine but Natalie Becker of Seapoint tells Dawn Kennedy that it’s what goes on inside that makes her glow on the outside. Copy: Perhaps if you are from another planet you might not be familiar with Natalie Becker but Capetonians can’t avoid her: […]

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INTRO: Cape Town City Ballets Principal ballerina Megan Swart is a modern day princess who lives a fairy tale life in Constantia. Dawn Kennedy was invited into her charmed circle. Copy: Megan’s impeccable taste permeates every aspect of her life. Her home is drop dead gorgeous and designed for theatrical effect. One expects ballerinas to […]

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SPORTS NEWS Oct 21st 2010, 23:47 published on 21.10.2010 From Camps Bay, via the Arctic to 10 Downingstreet, 021 maps Lewis Pugh’s journey form cold water swimmer to environmental activist. Meeting Lewis Gordon Pugh in person, it’s easy to fathom what drew him to the Arctic. His chiselled, cheek-boned, icemelting good looks cry out for […]

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Intro: Keren Tahore of Tamberskloof is nothing like nasty Nirvana, the character she played in Scandal. Dawn Kennedy discovers that she’s as warm and spicy as the chai tea she loves to drink. Copy: As we sip chai at Masala Dosa in Long Street, Keren Tahore’s favourite restaurant, a man on the street stops dead […]

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