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It’s time to come together and support our local businesses that make our East Coast the amazing place that it is.   Sugarlicious   Zakeeya Mitha started off in 2011 from her home kitchen selling macarons to friends and family, and then ventured into her very first market at Buxtons Centre in 2013, where her macarons became a popular edition. The ice cream macaron was introduced to the Sugarlicious range in 2015 and the phenomenal...

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We celebrate Women’s Month this year by learning more about some Umhlanga boss ladies who run amazing and successful business on the East Coast. They share a bit about themselves, their businesses and their words of wisdom for their fellow businesswomen.   Fiona Furniss from Ageless Grace and Nia   Fiona is a Nia black belt teacher and Ageless Grace International Trainer and Educator.  “I have a background in dance teaching and love that I...

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We chatted to some East Coast locals to find out what they’re missing or have missed during the lockdown.   Stefan Botha Director of Rainmaker Marketing   “Tuesday and Friday morning runs at Regents in Durban North. It’s become a ritual for so many Durbanites and I really miss the early vibe and the awesome start to the day.”   “I miss an ice-cold draught beer with friends at SandBar in Umdloti. A world-class spot...

We caught up with two talented gents as they pave their way to bright and successful futures.   Oliver Power Milne Oliver Power Milne is a young aspiring musician who is determined to have his music heard by the world. He has been songwriting for the last three years and over this time he also managed to record his debut album in New York. “I gravitated towards writing music a couple of years ago over...

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AUDETTE VENGETAS-GOVENDER is a newbie, local food blogger who has been featured on many platforms and is focusing here on a simple, family-friendly and budget-easy lockdown recipe. She lives in Umhlanga Ridge, Durban. www.allyandbug.co.za Camembert Dip Ingredients 1 box camembert cheese 5 cloves garlic 5 springs thyme 1 tbsp olive oil   Method Preheat the oven to 180֯C. Remove the camembert cheese from its box, take off the paper and put it back into the...

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Whether you are fully involved in the property industry on the East Coast, or have a small interest in it, you have more than likely heard the name Grant Gavin. While he is well-known within the property industry, there is so much more to Grant than just this. He is a true example of successful business leadership!   As entrepreneurs go, Grant’s success is incredible. When he bought into RE/MAX Panache in La Lucia in...

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Supporting local businesses couldn’t be more important in an uncertain time like this. What’s better than to dedicate a few pages to giving some love to businesses that make our community so special? Umhlanga is home to incredible businesses that provide quality services and products that we all know and love! We look at exactly what they offer and the amazing people behind the brands.   PSG Wealth  Born and raised in Durban, Struan Campbell...

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Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to celebrate the unique perspectives of 3 local grooms! Planning a wedding is not exclusive to blushing brides or professional event coordinators. If we were to disregard the frills for a moment, the fundamental premise of a wedding is rooted in unity. From venues and decor to music and catering, a wedding is a manifestation of the bride and groom’s love for one another. The following local grooms...