Short Fine Legs – Firdose Moonda & Neil McKenzie

Does cricket have a sexism problem? Yes. Yes it does. With the help of ESPN Cricinfo’s SA correspondent Firdose Moonda, Dan tackles a major problem that is inherent in the game and alienates female journalist and broadcasters.

He then gets technical with former Protea batsman and coach Neil McKenzie to unpack the best strategy when facing spin on the subcontinent.

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Super Dads – EMFSA with Dave and Wilma Miles – surveying your home and environment

On today’s show, I interview Dave and Wilma Miles from EMFSA  to discuss the means of surveying your home for non-native electromagnetic fields. From their experience, they found it is the dad’s who are first resistant when the wife calls them out. The husband would shout do what you want but don’t touch my WiFi. However, after they come in and the husband is able to visually identify the radiation using the meters, it is he then that takes things passionately forward by conducting further measurements and implementing solutions.
EMFSA is a very useful service provider who’s approach is different to other companies, resulting in greater savings. They advocate surveying first before spending money on mitigation solutions.

The A(rt) Collection – Nxolo Shangase

When it gets really tough some people turn to the pen to let it all loose. Noxolo Patience Shangase is a storyteller who is coated in rural goddessness, I know! She was raised by the big city light and finding her way through uncaged thoughts brought to life by a pen and a piece of paper.

She is a creative writer, Poet and Mother to the world’s greatest child. We talk about how she got into writing, her first piece of writing, and her short stories but most importantly where she draws her inspiration.

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Hangout With Heather – Exclusive interview with Chef Chantel Dartnall and all the best in Jozi entertainment…

Of course Heather has all your best and latest goings on in and around Jozi to share with you – and this week she has an exclusive one on one interview with award-winning chef Chantel Dartnall, and they chat all things new menu, TV shows and more.

If you love food like Heather likes food (and drink) then you will want to find out more about #Hostex2018 the food and hospitality event not to be missed. Heather shares about the goings on at the event which runs until 8 May, and is one not to be missed on the SA culinary calendar.

Local chef, who is now running a highly acclaimed Michelin-star restaurant in France, Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen is just about to release his new book, simply titled ‘Jan The Journal’ and this coffee table book/luxury magazine is a must-have for any foodie – Heather has all your details.

The Caravela Portuguese festival has announced their entertainment line up for the highly anticipated event taking place at the end of June at Montecasino. Artists such as Mi Casa, Good Luck, Chunda Munki and loads more are set to perform – find out more on the show!

The Top 12 Miss SA finalists have been announced and they are an amazingly talented, not to mention beautiful bunch. The finale pageant is taking place on 27th May – and they have also just announced a brand new format for the event, so make sure to tune in for more info.

Want to spoil mom for Mother’s Day? Darling Sweet has just released the coolest hamper for mom, that includes not only toffees, bit also a recipe and ingredients for a delicious Malva Pudding that is sure to set any mom’s heart on fire 🙂

Winter hair care can be tricky, but Heather chats with local beauty guru, Francois Louw, and shares some great ideas to beat dull, dry and fly away hair this winter!

Get involved with some great initiatives – The Owl Rescue Centre are recycling for good, and this is your chance to get involved and make an impact on our planet – Heather shares more info. If you love to play golf, then make sure you take part in the Born To Perform fundraiser golf day on 17th May for a great cause. All funds raised will be going towards the annual Born to Perform concert, helping talented youth in the arts get a foot in the door.

WIN!!! You can stand a chance to win show tickets to the highly anticipated Whitney Houston Show – featuring Belinda Davids in the title role, that is heading to Emperors Palace in June – it is set to be a showstopper.

If whisky is your thing, then make sure you listen in and stand a chance to win 5 sets of tickets valued at R 460 per set to head through to Whisky Live in Pretoria on 17th May – Sláinte!

Find out more and stay in touch with Heather on her website or via social media…

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Hangout With Heather – Interviews with Lisanne Lazarus, Lelo Ramasimong and loads more…

All your latest news on what’s going on in and around Joburg on this weeks #HangoutWithHeather

Heather chats exclusively with Tropika Island of Treasure finale winner Lisanne Lazarus, who with her partner Brendan Peyper, took home the title in last night’s nail-biting final episode.

The Color Purple is returning to Joburg Theatre in August and Heather spends some time one on one with Lelo Ramasimong, who will be taking the role of Shug Avery in the upcoming production, to find out more about this talented young actress.

It has just been announced that the beautiful Bonang Matheba will be hosting this years Miss South Africa finale – Heather shares more about this event, and how to get your tickets to the finale spectacular on 27th May.

If you are a huge Whitney Houston fan – then you will want to find out about the brand new show featuring Belinda Davids in the title role, that is heading to Emperors Palace in June – it is set to be a showstopper.

If you love all things food and drink related, then Hostex – Food and Hospitality Africa is coming up soon, this is one expo you want to attend.

Great music is heading our way this weekend, The Script are performing in Pretoria on Friday 4th May, and Cara Frew will be opening for them. This is set to be an amazing concert and Heather has all your need to know information.

WIN!!! You can stand a chance to win show tickets to the highly anticipated magic show that is @Dynamo on the 11th of May at @TimeSquare – make sure to listen in to get your details to enter!

If you prefer wine – then you will want to enter to win a set of tickets valued at R 500 to the Chardonnay Pinot Noir Festival taking place at Killarney Country Club on 10th May and also stand a chance to win The Bubbly Festival at Hyde Park on the 20th of May valued at R 760!

Find out more and stay in touch with Heather on her website or via social media…

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Hangout With Heather – Exclusive interview with singer Liz Ogumbo and all the best entertainment news…

It’s another great show filled with all you need to know info about the going on’s in Joburg, and some great competitions too. This week Heather chats exclusively one on one with singer, artist and fashion designer – Liz Ogumbo about her many passions and her second album KenSoul, which is on the verge of a global breakthrough.

The ‘Puppet Guy’ is Conrad Koch’s latest offering and comes to the stage this week at the Pieter Toerien Theatre at @Montecasino – find out more about this show that is set to have you crying with laughter.

The @MissSouthAfrica action is hotting up. 28 regional qualifiers are ready to compete and become the ultimate title holder, and South Africa’s most beautiful woman later in May. Find out more about the finalists, as well as all you need to know info about the pageant.

If fashion is your thing – then you will want to find out more about Dress and Dare – an innovation in personal styling for all shapes and sizes – Heather shares more on the show.

Seiko has launched their first boutique store in Pretoria – and if you would like to own one of these classic timepieces, then you will want to find out all the info.

WIN!!! You can stand a chance to win show tickets to see ‘A Celebration of Bra Hugh Masekela” taking place at @JoburgTheatre on 3rd of May – or even a set of tickets to see the highly anticipated magic show that is @Dynamo on the 11th of May at @TimeSquare – make sure to listen in to get your details to enter! If you prefer wine – then you will want to enter to win a set of tickets valued at R500 to the Chardonnay Pinot Noir Festival taking place at @KillarneyCountryClub on 10th May!

Find out more and stay in touch with Heather on her website or via social media…
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Hangout With Heather – Exclusive chat with Lihle Ngubo from Tropica Island and what is Slimatone?

It’s all happening on this week’s show – two super exclusive interviews with @LihleNgubo from Tropika Island of Treasure as well as an insightful chat with @Slimatone owner Alex – this is the range for ladies who are getting their bodies in shape.

If you love scary movies, that are set to have you on the edge of your seat – make sure you find out more about Tyler Perry’s new movie – Acrimony – which is now on at @SterKinekor theatres nationwide!

Heading back to Jozi!! @CaravelaFestival will back with all the best Portuguese food, drink, entertainment, music and more at @Montecasino from 29 June – 1st July. No to be missed for sure!

Casalinga is proud to be hosting @GrovesAndVineyards on 26th and 27th May – loads of wine, food and of course great music – this is not to be missed!

@TopsAtSparWineFestival are coming back for their 13th anniversary this year @montecasino – Life is indeed a “cabaret” at one of Jozi’s most popular wine shows.

Make sure you have your tickets booked for this weekend’s highlight – The Saturday Social Club series is going down at Red Roman Shed at @EmperorsPalace@primecircle are on the bill, along with some other great acts!

Win with Heather – you can see @Santana LIVE in Jozi this weekend at the @TicketproDome – you know what to do…

Find out more and stay in touch with Heather on her website or via social media…
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Real Health Plus – DNA Testing: Your Guide to Optimal Health

Last year I received a very healthy Christmas present – DNA testing from Join Circles. The process was incredibly easy: I received a test kit from Join Circles with full instructions. In the comfort of my own home, I swabbed the inside of my cheek with a giant cotton bud and went online and booked a time for a courier to come and fetch my kit. A few weeks later I had my results and boy were they interesting! I have gene variations for oxidative-stress and inflammation (no surprise then that eczema and allergies were a problem from childhood), a traditional Mediterranean diet / low carb eating is ideal for me and high-intensity interval training is what I need to remain lean! Did I know all of this info before testing? To some extent but it was largely intuitive, now I had scientific data to validate my gut feeling!

In this episode we change it up a bit: Heidi & Margie interview me! They asked me what was my why, not just for testing but in general. Why do I want to be optimally well? They asked me about the process and what it meant to me and what I would do with the information. We discuss some of the information I found out and how it has equipped me to make better holistic decisions. It really was a lovely chat with health pioneers who get what it means to fight for good health!  

Enjoy!
Stace

 This episode was brought to you Join Circles, www.joincircles.co.za; Follow them:

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Hangout With Heather – Exclusive chat with Khabonina Qubeka, discover Kloofzicht Lodge and more…

#HangoutWithHeather listeners you will want to listen in on this one – two awesome interviews, and a slice of paradise in Muldersdrift – not to mention, epic sushi!

Heather chats exclusively with yoga and fitness fundi (not to mention local actress, producer and TV host) Khabonina Qubeka and finds out more about her yoga DVD that is hitting the shelves, as well as her international yoga tour with the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

Discovering beautiful places not far from home makes Heather happy, so of course, she shares about her recent trip to visit Kloofzicht Lodge and Spa, as well as chats one on one with Chef Chris, who makes all the yummy food, and they chat all things beautiful, relaxation and of course, food.

If you love great food – check out the brand new Ocean Basket that has just opened up on the piazza at Montecasino, great new venue and delicious sushi and tapas too. Yum!

Make sure that you have diarised the 15th of April to join in this years Night with The Stars to support Hospice Wits. Over 100 designers and celebs will be pulling out all the stops at this glittering fundraiser fashion show at Sandton City. All your deets on the show!

Heather has tickets to give away to both ‘Married…but not to each other’ starring Tumi Morake and Ndumiso Lindi at The Lyric on 14th April – make sure you enter to win!

Find out more and stay in touch with Heather on her website or via social media…

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