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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Hangout With Heather – One on one with Dale from Seether and loads more Jozi entertainment…

There is always loads on the go in and around Johannesburg – and Heather has all the info you need to keep you up to date with all the coolest goings on’s.

On Sunday 20th May, Marks Park in Emmarentia is going to rock to the soles of its boots as legendary rock band, Seether takes to the stage to blow it up in their hometown! Heather caught up with Dale Stewart from Seether to find out more about the concert, their latest album and all the things you have ever wanted to know about Seether.

Coming to Joburg Theatre this weekend, the KZN Heritage Ensemble is not to be missed, as they celebrate Africa month in a unique and vibrant way. Heather chats to Mbuso Khoza, the group’s founder and leader, about what you can expect this weekend, as well as more about his thoughts on the growth of youth arts and culture in South Africa.

Don’t forget to check out the #BubblyFestival taking place at Hyde Park this weekend, not to mention #WhiskyLive Pretoria heading to Menlyn from Thursday – stay tuned if you want to win tickets as well!!

Sticking with the champagne theme, why not join the team from Arbour Cafe in Illovo for an amazing evening of champagne and food pairing on the 24th May? Heather has all your details…

If you are excited to catch the Royal Wedding this Saturday, make sure you have all your ITV details and times to catch all the regal pomp and circumstance direct from England.

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 whiskey 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 – 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 – 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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Short Fine Legs – TUNNELGATE (and some cricket) with Stuart Hess

There’s been some drama in this enthralling series between South Africa and Australia and most of it has taken place off the field as both sides have been at each other’s throats.
Amid the chaos, the visitors claimed a resounding victory at Kingsmead though there were some positives for the home team.
The circus now moves to Port Elizabeth where the Proteas will be hoping to bounce back.
Dan is joined by The Star newspaper’s chief cricket correspondent Stuart Hess to unpack the many talking points.

Short Fine Legs – Australia Preview with Jarrod Kimber

Dan is back and is joined by Australian journalist Jarrod Kimber to preview the highly anticipated four-match series between the Proteas and the old enemy that is the Baggy Green.

Who has the better of the two pace attacks? Who has the better spinner? How do you get Steve Smith out? Is Morne Morkel more giraffe or hippo?

All these questions and more in our latest episode.

 

Hangout With Heather – Must know news on shows, art and more in Jozi…

It’s another busy week in Joburg, and Heather has it all.

We have a new Top Model SA winner, Heather attended the show this past weekend, and shares about the most prestigious modelling contest in South Africa – as well as about the winners.

Great music is heading our way on 2nd March as musical icon, Chris de Burgh heads to the Sun Arena at @TimeSquare with his ‘A Better World’ album tour – not to be missed and Heather has all your deets.

Two local performers have shows heading our way soon – one is comedian @RiaadMoosa with his one-man comedy show ‘Life Begins’ and the other is SA’s top ventriloquist @ConradKoch who brings ‘Puppet Guy’ to us a little later this year – both promise to be highly entertaining and Heather has your details.

If you love to support local talent, then make sure you have your tickets to see ‘The Wiz’ a local production by the youth from the NSA Festival of the Arts, which will be on at the @JoburgTheatre in early March and promises to be great fun for the whole family. Heather also has tickets to GIVE AWAY – so make sure you find out what you need to do.

If art is your thing – then ‘Before It is Completely Gone’ is a must-see exhibition by Thierry Oussou which is now on at The Stevenson Gallery in Braamfontein. Heather shares more.

A great event debuts this weekend in Durban and will be heading down to Joburg soon ‘Women360’ is hosted by the team at Miss South Africa and is a weekend jam-packed with events and workshops aimed at empowering and educating women on all areas of life.

If you suffer from irritated or sensitive skin, then you will be excited to know that @DermalogicaSA is launching two new products called the Ultra Calming Duo, Heather shares about the products and what they have done for her dry skin, and why they are must have in anyone’s skincare regime.

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

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Short Fine Legs – Battered at the Bull Ring, Test Roundup & ODI Musings

Simmi Areff is back to help Dan unpack the battering Dean Elgar and the rest of the Proteas suffered at the Bull Ring, but at least they got a catchy song out of it.

They also unpack the series as a whole, arguing over player ratings and pick their best XI for the upcoming ODI series against India.

 

Hangout With Heather – Meet Dynamo world famous magician and loads more of the best entertainment news…

Want to know what’s happening in Joburg?
Thank goodness Heather is here to help. All your best entertainment and lifestyle info is right here on #HangoutWithHeather.

Heather spends time chatting to the internationally famed magician, Dynamo about his “Seeing Is Believing” tour heading to SA in May at the new @TimeSquare Sun Arena. If you love illusion and magic, then you will love Dynamo!

Kings and Queens of Comedy is another highly anticipated must-see comedy event, and Heather chats one on one with MD of @BluBlood – Osman Osman, all about the show, it’s beginnings, it’s growth and what we can expect in 2018!

Exciting news as @KatyPerry announces her first tour to SA in July – it is set to be something to be seen to be believed and Heather has all your info!

Vinyl fever is back with the #VinylFair – which returns to @StanleyBeeryard on the 4th of February and if you are all about old records and LP’s then this is one that you do not want to miss!

Get your romance on with an amazing Valentine’s dinner (with @VeuveCliquot too) taking place on Wednesday 14th February at the beautiful @ArbourCafe in Birdhaven

If you love good music – make sure you book your tickets to #ValentinesBlues heading to @NiroxSculpturePark on the 17th of February – a host of local musicians are set to make this a spectacular day out.

WIN!! Everyone loves to win stuff, and Heather has loads to giveaway – tickets to @KNQComedy heading our way on 10th February are up for grabs, as well as tickets to see singing sensation @DewaldWasserfall performing at the beautiful @FiarcityHotels Roodevallei Hotel in Pretoria on the 17th February!!

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

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Short Fine Legs – Neil McKenzie on Proteas Batting, All-Rounders & Superstitions

Dan gets technical with former Proteas batsman and batting coach Neil McKenzie ahead of the third and final Test against India at a hustling Wanderers Stadium.

Can Temba Bavuma kick on to become the rock in the middle order? Can Aiden Markram become a world beater? Can Andile Phehlukwayo become the all-rounder we so desperately crave?

All these questions, and a little bit on coaching and superstitions, in this latest episode.