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LET THE OLYMPICS….UHM THE HOUSEKEEPING OLYMPICS BEGIN!

Competitors from across Guvon Hotels went for glory and bragging rights at the Olympics — that is the Housekeeping Olympics earlier this month at the Fairway Hotel & Spa. We might not have witnessed the astonishing achievements of Usain Bolt or Michael Phelps, but Olympians success of a very different kind was celebrated. The event… Continue reading LET THE OLYMPICS….UHM THE HOUSEKEEPING OLYMPICS BEGIN!

Cradle Gin Festival, Glenburn Lodge

TO GIN OR NOT TO GIN

There is nothing that beats a refreshing G&T at the end of the day. It could be any gin-infused concoction to tell the truth. With the local Juniper-based renaissance exploding, there has never been a better time to hop on board. Glenburn Lodge & Spa is throwing their weight behind this much-loved spirit by hosting… Continue reading TO GIN OR NOT TO GIN

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LET’S CELEBRATE CHEFS TODAY AND EVERY DAY

Have you ever wondered who and what is behind the inspiration of the food we eat? A week or so ago I had the pleasure of seeing Chris Tustian, Executive Chef at Kloofzicht Lodge in action. I observed him smiling, laughing and talking about food to a potential bride and groom at their pre-wedding Dinner.… Continue reading LET’S CELEBRATE CHEFS TODAY AND EVERY DAY

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JOKE TELLING IS NO LAUGHING MATTER…

Humour is the spice of life: a little here or there goes a long way. It is a gift that keeps on giving: when an audience laughs, they settle in to enjoy themselves and you loosen up and gain confidence to deliver your best. On that note, joke telling has never been my thing. Telling… Continue reading JOKE TELLING IS NO LAUGHING MATTER…

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SCHOOL HOLIDAYS: FIXES FOR YOUR DILEMMA NEXT WEEK

As much as moms have a love-hate relationship with school holidays, I rejoice. No traffic between 7h00 and 8h00 on the roads. No road rage from sleepyhead mommies in PJ’s with bed hair. My colleague who usually manages to crochet half a blanket on her way from Pretoria to Joburg, is at work before she… Continue reading SCHOOL HOLIDAYS: FIXES FOR YOUR DILEMMA NEXT WEEK

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WIN A 5 DAY HONEYMOON ON THE KRUGER PARK’S DOORSTEP WHEN BOOKING A WINTER WEDDING AT GLENBURN LODGE.

Glenburn Lodge in Muldersdrift and Umbhaba Lodge in Hazyview, Mpumalanga have teamed up to offer three romantic five night honeymoon prizes to brides and grooms who book their wedding during May, June or July 2017 at Glenburn Lodge & Spa in the Cradle of Humankind.  A winner will be chosen each month. With three spectacular… Continue reading WIN A 5 DAY HONEYMOON ON THE KRUGER PARK’S DOORSTEP WHEN BOOKING A WINTER WEDDING AT GLENBURN LODGE.

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IF YOU KNOW WHAT CLEATS ARE, READ ON. THIS IS FOR YOU…

I have just bought a mountain bike. Its black and green and very pretty. Don't get excited, my intentions don't stretch much further than 5km in and around the Cradle of Humankind. My husband suggested that I get a wicker basket and bell for my bicycle...I can see a French loaf and bottle of champagne fitting… Continue reading IF YOU KNOW WHAT CLEATS ARE, READ ON. THIS IS FOR YOU…

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NOT TO BE MISSED. THERAVINE PRODUCT DAY AT GLENBURN SPA.

What do you get when you combine the magic of the vineyards and the peaceful surrounds of a Muldersdrift countryside venue - the Theravine Spa product day at Glenburn Spa, off course. Join Glenburn Spa & TheraVine on 8 September for a great day out with the added bonus of winning some super prizes. R350 per… Continue reading NOT TO BE MISSED. THERAVINE PRODUCT DAY AT GLENBURN SPA.