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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.

I'm sure that you've heard the old saying: it's not what you know but who you know? What you know does play an integral part in life as a freelancer because unless you know, for example, how to edit people won't come to you to edit...

An associate  - with whom I had had business dealings with in the past - contacted me on Facebook about 10 days ago asking if I would be interested in collaborating with him on a new business venture. Knowing him to be an innovative thinker...

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...