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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.

The latest buzzword in many industries is sustainability. I'm sure that many people use it as merely  a marketing ploy but this is not the case with Coobs, who also markets themselves as a sustainable restaurant as everything that they serve in their establishment -...

My Bread and Butter is a relatively new addition to Parkview's restaurant line-up and boasts a menu worthy of any foodie programme on BBC Lifestyle. The decor is modern and it maximises on the restaurant's position on the corner of the Parkview precinct of shops thus...

My husband and I had been waiting to see Burn the Floor - a Dirty Dancing-esque take on traditional ballroom dancing - for ages. And when the invitation to see it at the Joburg Theatre arrived, I immediately RSVP'ed that we'd go - even though...

A couple of days ago, I had two things on my mind. One: I had to finish my last LLB assignment for the semester. 2: I needed to get out of the house - fast! So, I packed my books into the back of my car...

Lately, I've been thinking a lot about editing clients' expectations of the editor, specifically in terms of some people thinking that we editors will wave a magic wand and transform their documents into the tone and style that is expected. Editing dissertations and theses is...

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about editing clients’ expectations of the editor, specifically in terms of some people thinking that we editors will wave a magic wand and transform their documents into the tone and style that is expected. In other words, rewriting the work. Editing...

Hodges in the Colony in Craighall Park is one of the cornerstones of the neighbourhood. And there are a number of good reasons why. Being someone who works from home, I often feel the need to get out of the house and find somewhere else to...

One of our favourite things to do after we've seen a show at the Joburg Theatre is to go and have a drink at Stages. This has always been a lovely, chilled - out venue where you and your party can sit and discuss the show...

"I am not disabled - I have a disability." These words, emphatically stated by Hiten Bawa at last week's 4th Annual Disability Conference - presented by Progression in association with TDCI - are still ringing in my ears. For me, this was one of the...

Despite being a restaurant chain, Col Cacchio has managed to keep the individual flavour of their restaurants without your dining experience ending up feeling like a fast food joint. For example, I've always felt that their branch in the Blue Bird Shopping Centre has quite...