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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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Durban Wavescape Surf Film Fest 2019 at DIFF

July 10, 2019 – 6:29 am

Wavescape Surf and Ocean Festival 2019, which will run as part of the Durban International Film Festival’s 40th anniversary program, has announced a bumper line-up of 19 films, with the addition of a unique evening of talks dedicated to the ocean.

Foraging at Durban’s eclectic markets

July 5, 2019 – 5:43 am
Early Morning Trader Romila Chetty

Cool chilli sage, Money Govender, can offer hot tips on habaneros and local red and green chillies. She has been trading at the market for 30 years.

Florida Fields: for art, fun and food in Durban

June 28, 2019 – 6:13 am
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Durban has a sunny new food-all place to hang out: it’s arty, upscale, has loads of attitude, and it’s creating a buzz.

Sandile Ngcobo: Going to BAT for Durban

June 7, 2019 – 5:25 am
Chef Sandile

It feels auspicious, for Durban, to know that Chef Sandile Ngcobo has opened Café Chidos, his African-themed, Mexican-inspired (chido translates as awesome), Durban-focused (yes, there are bunnies) eatery in the familiar BAT Centre restaurant space that flanks the bar.

Where to stay in Durban

May 26, 2019 – 10:59 am
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Where to stay in Durban. Live-work options. Safe convenient furnished self-catering accommodation in Durban. Sabbatical accommodation, international student accommodation, adult shares.

Chef John Moatshe puts Africa on a plate

May 17, 2019 – 5:07 am
Chef John Moatshe

Polokwane-born John Moatshe is likely the only chef in South Africa who has cooked for both President Nelson Mandela at his inauguration (the main table and the VIPs) and for the Queen of England (when she visited Durban in 1999). Executive chef at Durban’s Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre, he is the leader of a team of 30 full-time chefs plus around 15 trainee chefs and interns

The art of bread: Glenwood Bakery Durban

May 8, 2019 – 4:35 am
Adam Robinson chef baker

Adam and Carin Robinson at The Glenwood Bakery. Photo Wanda Hennig
Adam and Carin Robinson opened The Glenwood Bakery six …

Durban Film Festival 2018 achieves Oscar status: program

July 4, 2018 – 10:19 am
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DIFF2018 is an ideal time for any international traveler with an interest in film, an interest in Africa—and who is …

The Perfectionist: Kayla-Ann Osborn

July 2, 2018 – 5:11 am

Kayla-Ann Osborn—the hottest young chef in Durban right now—inherited her meticulous approach to cooking from her gran, a legacy brought …

Karl Marx City: Filmmaker Petra Epperlein’s personal journey

July 17, 2017 – 8:07 am
Documentary filmmaker Petra Epperlein

Petra Epperlein grew up in a city—and during a time—that are no more: Karl Marx City (now Chemnitz) during Stasi and DDR times in East Germany. Her film, which has notched up 90%-plus ratings on Rotten Tomatoes, is a personal journey with a global message. She spoke to Wanda Hennig before the screening of Karl Marx City at the 2017 Durban International Film Festival.