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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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The Art of S-e-x-uality

September 13, 2012 – 7:33 am
Joanne King at The Bedroom

Wanda Hennig discovers The Bedroom, a boudoir boutique for women in Durban, South Africa where the women owners host play-shops featuring speakers who address small groups on subjects ranging from extending orgasms, to how to talk to your children about sex, to waking the goddess within. Sexual play and rekindling sexual passion are popular themes.

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, …

The power of poetry and Colombian Fernando Réndon’s pen

October 20, 2011 – 7:58 am
Rendon and his wife, Gloria Chvatal.

Poetry Africa 2011, Durban
Colombian poet Fernando Réndon, in Durban this week for the 15th Poetry Africa festival, has helped transform …

On the road from Durban: Nambiti and Qambathi escapes

September 18, 2010 – 10:29 pm
Qambathi Mountain Lodge
We would set off from Durban and drive about three hours to Nambiti Plains Private Game Lodge. We would go on game drives, hopefully see the Big Five, and food-wise, there was a vegetarian focus. Next day we would drive to Qambathi Mountain Lodge, which also has game and where the food was reputedly excellent.
Story and photos by Wanda Hennig

“Dave says I’m Thelma and you’re Louise,” my food writer friend Anne tells me when she pulls up in her car to fetch me. Dave is her boyfriend. Thelma and Louise is the road trip movie. We are leaving on a road trip. We’ve done road trips before. For example, a memorable one where we visited cooking schools and foodie joints through Napa and Sonoma and wrote about them…

Who put the trash out? Who cares!

September 3, 2010 – 4:21 am
Sunken Garden, Durban, South Africa.
In the U.S. they see it as an opportunity, not a problem. So what about us?
Story and pictures by Wanda Hennig
Story first published op-ed page, Sunday Tribune, Durban, South Africa, on August 29, 2010
It’s Sunday morning at North Beach in Durban. The sun is shining. Somewhere the sardines are still running. The new, improved beachfront promenade is alive with foot traffic. People cycling, strolling, jogging, walking their dogs, walking their kids. The surfers are out; the fishermen are complaining to anyone who’ll listen about their ban from the piers; the skateboarders and BMX-ers are shooting the ramps at their graffitied concrete park …

Silencing the vuvuzela one plug at a time

June 24, 2010 – 11:07 am
Liesl Heath and Heather Hartmann rear

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