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September 16, 2017 – 2:31 am

In this insightful gem, journalist and life coach Wanda Hennig writes wisely, hilariously and sometimes poignantly about sex and food; living for three-and-a-half years at the San Francisco Zen Center; moving solo from one continent to another; meditation; creative mindfulness strategies and more. Cravings: A Zen-inspired memoir about sensual pleasures, freedom from dark places, and living and eating with abandon (Say Yes Press). Edition Two (Mouth Orgasm edition) published August 2017 (ISBN 9780996820523 paperback; ISBN 9780996820523 eBook).

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Travel to Poland: Welcome to Warsaw

January 4, 2015 – 8:06 am
Warsaw Old Town and the iconic mermaid.

Culinary travel and feature writer Wanda Hennig, the daughter of a Pole, goes to Poland to explore her roots. She starts her trip and her blog in Warsaw.

Antony Osler’s Zen Dust takes you on the road in South Africa

May 6, 2013 – 2:50 pm
Zen Dust — by Antony Osler.

Poetry, politics, mindfulness, laughter, tears, the story of the Buddha and Zen wisdom weave through Antony Osler’s journey ‘home’ along the …

Zen and The Art of Sheep Farming

April 13, 2013 – 4:41 pm
Antony Osler, author and zen monk

Human Rights lawyer, sheep farmer and Zen Buddhist — Antony Osler is not your average Karoo inhabitant.
Story and pictures by …

Taste for Travel: 20 Tips for Culinary Travel Adventurers

March 1, 2013 – 5:54 pm
Wanda Hennig culinary panel

A foodie panel talks Culinary Travel at the Bay Area Travel & Adventure Show. If you’re a seasoned culinary traveler, …

Searching for Christian Grey

February 13, 2013 – 1:42 am
Fifty Shades fever at The Bedroom

Fifty Shades fever is alive and well — but clone the hot guy if you really want to perform a …

RIP Dave Brubeck — Take (Eighty)-Five

December 6, 2012 – 6:58 am
Dave Brubeck RIP

Dave Brubeck: December 6, 1920 – December 5, 2012. The jazz icon, world-renowned pianist and composer of jazz and classical …

Buddhist Retreat Center celebrates 30 years

November 6, 2012 – 8:18 am
Brown lentil shepherd's pie lunch

Letting go of thoughts; being present in the moment. Tolle — Zen — Oprah’s favorite Buddhist Pema Chödrön — Louis …

Going Dippy with Durban’s Dino

September 9, 2012 – 2:14 am
Dino Constantinou with his Mediterranean dips

Discovering the delights of Dino Constantinou’s Mediterranean kitchen.
Story and pictures by Wanda Hennig
First published in the Sunday Tribune, May 27, …

South Africa opts for mediation over litigation

May 27, 2012 – 7:55 am
Mark Collett runs a workshop for mediators in Durban.

Alternative dispute resolution in labor management, contract negotiations and generally in unionized environments has deep roots in SA. But mediation …

Why there is life and hope in Msinga

March 18, 2012 – 8:56 am
HIV-Aids is rife. Here an educational billboard offers advice.

Life does not get much more desperate than in KwaZulu-Natal’s dirt-poor Msinga region. HIV/Aids and TB are rife, Aids orphans …