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Christian Louboutin designs 250 custom shoes for Taylor Swift 'Eras Tour'

Christian Louboutin designed a whopping 250 custom shoes for Taylor Swifts Eras Tour .The global superstar has worked with the luxury fashion house since her 2018 Reputation Tour, and the 60-year-old designer has revealed the mammoth under
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27 May 2024

The harsh reality of how children with special needs have an impact on marriages

Every parent experiences challenges when raising a child, but raising a child with special needs presents even greater obstacles because it demands more financial resources, unwavering patience, and can be mentally taxing.Some parents or co
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26 May 2024

The 2024 flu season is upon us and it's 'not to be sniffed at'

The 2024 influenza (flu) season has already begun and those who've contracted it have complained about body aches and almost Covid-like symptoms.Durban mom, Adeeba Jean-Louis told IOL that she suffered with a sore throat, tight chest, seve
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25 May 2024

Swanky Rockets Bryanston relaunched after renovations

Bubbles and cocktails flowed on Wednesday night as Rockets Bryanston was relaunched after renovations to one of Joburgs most popular nightlife spots were recently completed.With the construction done, the new three tier event spot is open f
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24 May 2024

South African brandy wins 'World's Best Wine Brandy' for the second consecutive year, expertly blended by a woman

Next time someone offers us a French cognac South Africans can proudly decline and declare that we have the best cognac in the world!At the 2024 World Drinks Awards South Africas Van Ryns 15-Year-Old Potsill Brandy was awarded Worlds Best W
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24 May 2024

Whats the hype about cortisol?

In a society that often seems fixated on discovering well-being hacks, youve likely encountered discussions about cortisol on social media.This hormone is frequently mentioned as something that needs to be 'regulated' or balanced and is bla
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23 May 2024

RECIPE: Chef Zola Nene's butter bean and mushroom curry paired with the perfect Chardonnay

Tomorrow is World Chardonnay Day and to celebrate the day, we have a delectable dish to pair with your favourite bottle of Chardonnay.Fat Bastard Chardonnay has teamed up with the culinary virtuoso Zola Nene to celebrate Chardonnay Day.
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22 May 2024

Nutritionist shares what three things women over 40 need to cut out of their diet

If youre a woman over 40, there are three foods you should consider cutting out of your diet.Nutritionist and menopause weight-loss coach, Tania Dee took to TikTok to share what women looking to balance their hormones and lose weight should
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22 May 2024

Tips on how you can help your child prepare for their exams

Weve come to the middle of the school year already and thousands of pupils will be preparing to do their best in the June exams. This is a time when schools have their important mid-year exams, while most learners will be anxious to get them out t
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22 May 2024