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Featured image: VW T-Roc   Just imagine it for a second: you, driving around the streets of Umhlanga, in a stylish, jaw-dropping car. If that’s what you want your 2021 to look like, we’ve got two cars perfect for the job! Learn more about the popular Volkswagen T-Roc and Land Rover Discovery and why they’re your next dream cars.   Volkswagen T-Roc   This is a car that can match your confidence and make you...

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We sit down with a few passionate lawyers and attorneys from Umhlanga to learn more about them and their firms.   Margaret Bigby and James Bigby from Woodhead Bigby Attorneys Tell us about Woodhead Bigby Attorneys Woodhead Bigby Inc. is a Durban based firm of attorneys, conveyancers and notaries public. We are siblings, attorneys and co-directors of the firm with our father, Scott Bigby, and six partners. 2021 marks the 100th year of the firm’s...

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Featured image: Durban Girls’ College   Schools have had to adapt to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic, and they’ve done an amazing job! We find out more about some of our schools on the East Coast and look at what the new year holds for them.   Clifton School Established in 1924, Clifton is an independent boys’ school in Durban from Grade R to Grade 12. Clifton provides an educational environment that is designed to...

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There’s nothing like spoiling your partner on Valentine’s Day with a piece of breathtaking jewellery that they will treasure forever, and we know the exact spot you should visit: Mark Gold. When you take a look at what Mark Gold offers, you’re sure to find the ultimate V-Day gift that will make this Month of Love a truly memorable one.   Mark Gold  The owner of Mark Gold, Dean Gorrie, felt that the world has...

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Cover image: Ballito Village   No one can deny that the East Coast is one of the most beautiful places in SA – so why not invest in it? We’ve gathered some developments in the area that would make the ideal property investment, or a great holiday home. We learn more about them and why they’re worth the buy!   Ballito Village Welcome to Ballito Village, an exciting new development nestled in the heart of...

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No one can deny that Umhlanga is fast becoming an economic hub and is filled to the brim with hard-working and passionate men and women in business! Let’s meet some of these incredible people and learn more about them, their career and what truly inspires them.   Shirley Pearson of ActionCOACH A Business and Executive Coach, ActionCOACH branch owner, entrepreneur, wife and mother: Shirley Pearson is truly a go-getter and succeeds in all she does!...

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It’s been a crazy year thus far, so it’s time to take a breath and unwind with the help of these local businesses!   Relax, Refresh and Recharge at Forever Nails Boutique “I have always had a sincere passion for beauty and nail care. My career started at the young age of eighteen when I became a fully qualified nail technician. I learnt from an early age that success is no accident; it is hard...

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Interior design and décor is what makes a house a home, and we’re very lucky to have many talented interior designers right here in Umhlanga. We meet three of them and get to know more about their business and their favourite design trend for 2020.   Taryn Flanagan Interiors Founded in 2012 by Taryn herself, Taryn Flanagan Interiors offers a bespoke service as a professional interior and design business. It is comprised of a small...

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We sit down with Umhlanga architects to learn more about their career and recent projects.   Prakasen Govender from PGA Architects Tell us more about your career in architecture I qualified in 1993 from UKZN as an architect. Architecture to me is more than just a design. You are creating a space which dictates how people will live, work or play, which impacts on their social, economical and mental well-being. The responsibility is immense to...

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In 2003, Chico Premjee, Rasik Soni and Nitesh Premji teamed up to form Trapezoid Investments. Now, 17 years later, they have established themselves as a renowned developer of many of the iconic buildings in the greater Umhlanga precinct.   Trapezoid Investments has entrenched themselves as Umhlanga Ridge town centre’s biggest developer to date, who now boasts 11 luxury, modern developments.   “Umhlanga Ridge town centre caught our attention years ago as it had so much...