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Memoirs of A South African Freelancer chronicles the unique journey of Lia Marus, the South African Freelancer. Get to know Lia as she chats about her favourite things both in her work and social life.

In this article on insurance I shall define:   Indemnity insurance, Non-indemnity insurance, and The difference between these types of insurance.   With indemnity insurance, the insurer undertakes to indemnify the insured against loss. The purpose is to restore the insured to the position that he was in before...

I am a bit of a fiend on Twitter. What this means is that I identify people who have interesting things to say, I add them to lists and regularly retweet them. One of these people is @JoziStyle. This blog features the most interesting, must-attend...

Academic writing - be it for journal articles, theses or research reports - is a special art and skill that takes time to master. Unfortunately, I've seen many writers of these works who have not been taught the finer aspects of how to approach this...

I've been asked - many, many times - what the secret to my freelance success is. The truth of the matter is that my career as and editor freelancer didn't soar overnight. There were - and still are - teething problems that I have to...

When I was a 9 to 5'er, there were many times during thr day when I would stop and wish for the opportunity to work in my own home, with only my laptop for company. Freelancing wasn't  a conscious decision for me - it metaphorically...

Ever since my husband and I discovered Dolci Café, it's become our favourite neighbourhood local. We look forward to going there because we are always so warmly welcomed by owners Clayton and Jacqui that we feel part of the Dolci family. We were extremely proud to...

A couple of months ago, I had the privilege of being invited to Tsogo Sun's Tasting Table. Here, I was introduced to the incredible food produced by Deena Naidoo at Aarya's Restaurant in Montecasino. Recently, they have revamped their menu. Have a read and be...

Last night, my husband and I - as well as Monique Bernic (writer of celebrated book blog Urbanised Geek) and Nandita Baard-Ziller - were privileged to have able to see Forever Jackson at the Joburg Theatre. This production is direct from London and runs on The Mandela...