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Cravings: A Zen-inspired memoir about sensual pleasures

December 1, 2015 – 2:31 am

In Cravings: A Zen-inspired memoir about sensual pleasures, freedom from dark places, and living and eating with abandon, long-time journalist and life coach Wanda Hennig invites the reader to accompany her as she shares her journey from a life where she was constantly ambushed and repressed by personal demons to a rich and robust pleasure-filled life-affirming place.

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Jean-Jacques Annaud and Wolf Totem: full audio interview

November 4, 2015 – 11:30 am

In a Q&A in Durban pending the preview of Wolf Totem at the 2015 Durban International Film Festival, Jean-Jacques Annaud shares some of his 3-D “secrets” with journalist Wanda Hennig. He also talks, broadly, about making Wolf Totem, the relevance of the film to China, Mongol culture, French kissing with wolves, wolf whisperer Andrew Simpson, ice sculpture horses, his relationship with religion and a lot more. Enjoy!

Travel to Poland: Grudziądz to ‘town for lovers’ Chełmno

August 9, 2015 – 2:56 am

Wanda Hennig blogs about her ‘roots’ trip through Poland. On day five the journey takes them via Grudziądz to Chełmno.

Travel: Making Waves at Mavericks

January 25, 2014 – 9:02 am

You don’t have to be stoked on surfing to enjoy a great escape to Mavericks the famed surf spot and …

Durban’s Moses Mabhida Stadium: Backgrounder

October 7, 2012 – 11:51 am

Controversy remains among some of the city’s naysayers over whether Durban’s Moses Mabhida Stadium should have been built. Ivor Daniel, …

Inspiring quotes from Steve Jobs: 1955 – 2011

October 6, 2011 – 3:18 am
Apple in Black

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is …

Culinary Kenya: Tough old bird doesn’t cut it; Molo lamb does

October 18, 2010 – 12:38 pm

Story and pics: Wanda Hennig
I didn’t go to Kenya for a culinary experience. I went with a commission to write …

South Africa has it all. But — What Is This?

July 12, 2010 – 4:52 pm

There’s surf, sunshine, scenery, wildlife — adventure. And when you get tired of the tourist scene, there’s Buddha, dharma and …

Silencing the vuvuzela one plug at a time

June 24, 2010 – 11:07 am

Blow them? Ban them? Love them? Loath them?
On and off the field and across the world the hammering drone of …

Woza eNanda hails Mandela and Dube

May 19, 2010 – 6:44 pm

On a recent Sunday, in preparation for World Cup 2010 South Africa, the Inanda Heritage Trail was launched with song, …

Berlin celebrates currywurst. So what about poutine and bunny chow?

February 25, 2010 – 7:28 pm

I thought I knew all about Germany food, sausages included. Bratwurst, bockwurst and leberwurst were on my family’s snack …

Sex, Social Media and New Zealand (3): Blogs & Vlogs

November 6, 2009 – 4:02 pm

San Francisco Culinary Travel Examiner: Blog and Vlog post links 1 – 8
8. Rotorua menu blends Maori hangi, haka, Swoop …