The park-bench workout: five simple exercises

Head down to your local park and try out these exercises – an easy and free way to get fit and tone up.

1: Chest stretch

Stand a couple of steps away from the bench, feet hip-width apart. Lean forward and place your hands on the seat of the bench, shoulder-width apart, arms straight. Slowly lower yourself […]

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Rose Festival

From the earliest of time, roses have been used as tokens of love, sympathy, repentance and atonement. Roses also signify the coming together of people, regardless the occasion or purpose adding beauty, serenity, colour and glamour to any gathering.

Bloemfontein, meaning the “Fountain of Flowers”, can surely be considered the most appropriate destination for celebrating the […]

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Tunes to make Bloem go boom!

Not to be outdone by her more Imposing sisters, Fairest Cape and Jozi, Bloemfontein makes sure she’s properly represented in terms of the diverse musical performances on offer this August. At Loch Logan Waterfront we made some inquiries to bring you, our loyal supporters the most up-to-date social itinerary.

Don’t freak out ladies, but that husky-voiced […]

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Thai-twist is just what the doctor ordered

Often it’s said that change is as good as a holiday, but somehow it works even better the other way around – a great holiday changes everything. At Loch Logan Waterfront we too dream of heading somewhere exciting, but with hectic schedule we’d rather help you realize this adventure. And an exotic destination has the […]

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Converting to LED lights: everything you need to know

What lights do you use at home?

I’m 100% LED now – even my fridge light is LED. You don’t need to go that far – I’m a little obsessed! It has taken me a couple of years of learning to get it right.

The most important lesson has been light ‘temperature’. This is measured in Kelvin […]

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Your imagination – your freedom – design your life

The common use of the term is for the process of forming new images in the mind that have not been previously experienced with the help of what has been seen, heard, or felt before, or at least only partially or in different combinations. Some typical examples follow:
Fairy tale
Fiction
A form of verisimilitude often invoked in […]

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You don’t have to go with the crowd – Sudanese supermodel Alek Wek

As a teenager, Alek Wek shook up the fashion world – and inspired, among others, a young Lupita Nyong’o. The Sudanese supermodel tells Sali Hughes why quirky is good.

Alek Wek was 19 when she was approached by a model scout from a top London agency at a fair in Crystal Palace park. Her mother, she […]

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Paris fashion week: how it rewrote the rules

1. The way you hold stuff is now a fashion consideration

Vanessa Bruno show, A/W14, Paris fashion week
Shearling pockets by Vanessa Bruno. Photograph: Pixelformula/Sipa/Rex Features
If, in the past few seasons, we have seen bags scrunched, pinched and cuddled on the catwalk, Paris took the body language trend to the next level. Throwing your coat over one […]

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How to master ‘deviation chic’ – Dressing down is the new power dressing

Forget Givenchy It sweatshirts and stealth-wealth Céline totes, it seems that Lycra running pants are actually the newest form of status dressing. According to a group of US professors, deliberately flouting dress codes – such as keeping your running kit on in the office – is in fact the new power dressing. Who knew that […]

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How to eat: a ploughman’s lunch – Food tips

This month, not for the first time, How To Eat is in the pub. The blog considering the best way to eat Britain’s most beloved dishes has a pint settling on the bar. It is time to pick over the ploughman’s lunch.

Pedants will take great pleasure in pointing out that this “classic” was only actually […]

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