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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.

If someone doesn't tell you about Voodoo Lilly Café, chances are very good that you won't know that it exists as this restaurant is nestled in the heart of suburban Birdhaven next to a handful of shops. It's off the beaten track of most people. As far as...

Yesterday, my husband and I enjoyed a fantastic meal with my parents and sister. We came home and he started to put up the Christmas tree. Having set myself the task, this year, of making Christmas presents I proceeded to wrap up my first lot. However,...

In her book entitled Thrive, Arianna Huffington extols the absolute necessity of having a good night's sleep - between 7 and eight hours every night. Why? Well there are many reasons, ranging from the negative effects that very little sleep has on our mood and productivity levels...

The e-mail has revolutionised business so much so that sending correspondence via 'snail mail' has all but become a thing of the past. However, one of the downsides of the e-mail is that it can be so easily misinterpreted as all you have to go on...

At the moment, I'm reading a book by Arianna Huffington called Thrive. The book is based on her experiences of what it means to be successful - especially a successful woman. The material trappings of success - such as fancy cars and expensive holidays - are...

My husband and I have been to two branches of munch Cafe - one in Parktown North and the other in Bryanston. The thing that makes this restaurant so special is its location: many of the munch Cafes are located in branches of the Garden...

Theatre producer Bernard Jay is proud to announce his fifteenth collaboration with acclaimed writer/director Janice Honeyman on the annual Joburg Theatre pantomime productions. The evergreen tale of the beautiful princess who is cursed at her christening by the wicked fairy in Janice Honeyman’s “pantomime of your...

I think that one of the main things that many freelancers struggle with is invoicing. I can safely say this because I am one of them! When I started out in the freelance world, I would construct my invoices using a self-designed template on Excel....