H is for Happy Days. And for Henry Winkler

H is for Happy Days. And for Henry Winkler

You may not believe that until a few minutes ago I actually hadn’t ever watched an episode of Happy Days. It’s true. I don’t know if it ever aired in South Africa. According to a few websites, it did, but I don’t remember it. Maybe my parents thought it wasn’t a great idea for me to watch it as a five year old? But it doesn’t matter. I knew I’d like it. Because in the States Happy Days ran neck and neck at the top of the ratings with Three’s…

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G is for Girl Power

G is for Girl Power

Girls have come a heck of a long way, when you think about it. I mean, from swooning about on lounge suites in the days of Jane Austen, waiting for our Mr Rochesters to come along, we now do amazing things. Girls are a force to be reckoned with in the world. I’m by no means a women’s libber, but I was quite impressed by something I heard the other day from a feminist – “I won’t rest until career woman is no longer a phrase”. That’s when true equality…

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J9 Foundation for Motor Neuron Disease

J9 Foundation for Motor Neuron Disease

UPDATE 19 August 2014With the current trending ALS / Ice Bucket Challenge, I want to make the comment that Motor Neuron Disease (MND) is also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The challenge involves pouring iced water over oneself and making a donation, so ALS / MND research is benefiting. Let’s challenge SA celebs to do this for the J9 Foundation. What a privilege to be able to spread the message that the J9 Foundation for Motor Neuron Disease is delivering.  I was so fortunate to be able to chat…

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Lance James – Country Legend!

Lance James – Country Legend!

Lance James is a versatile, bilingual performer who specialises in Corporate functions, Concerts, Dances, Barndances, Weddings, Shopping Centre promotions, and In-store promotions. He is considered as one of the top entertainers ever in South Africa, and has an excellent rapport with his audiences.Winner of six SABC Sarie Awards, a “Loony’s Award” for his contribution to entertainment, plus an Honorary Award from ATKV Centurion, Beeld and Pretoria Afrikaanse Sakekamer for his contribution to Afrikaans music. Lance has appeared in many top Television Shows, is a well established Master of Ceremonies, as…

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F is for Frank N Furter!!

F is for Frank N Furter!!

Two weeks ago my friend Chris Avant Smith who presents Rant and Rave on Radio Today Johannesburg casually asked me if I’d like to interview Brendan van Rhyn aka Cathy Specific aka Frank N Furter in the current production at at Montecasino on my site. WOULD I??? Like to interview Frank N Furter???? The answer was yes, and I collected my thoughts when Chris gave me Brendan’s number to contact him. I had to gather my nerves for that alone, but when I did get Brendan on the phone he…

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Aaron Harvie MasterChef All Star!!

Aaron Harvie MasterChef All Star!!

Aaron Harvie is an all star in every sense of the word. You know him from MasterChef Australia 2010 and the recent All Stars series and he is all star in every sense of the word. He’s one of the nicest, most affable people I’ve had the pleasure of dealing with this for this site… and he can cook!! But too bad, girls.. he is taken.  You know when you come away thinking that you’ve ‘met’ someone special, it’s gonna be a great blog post!  Firstly, thank you so much…

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