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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Short Fine Legs – Sri Lanka Preview and Cricket’s Harvey Weinstein moment

Dan chats to one of the best minds in the game – the Sri Lankan journalist Fidel Fernando to unpack the strengths and weaknesses of the Proteas’ hosts for the next few weeks.

He also wades into one of the most important (but sadly underreported) scandals in cricket right now and discovers that he hasn’t done enough to eradicate a centuries-old problem ingrained within the sport.

 

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 – 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 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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Short Fine Legs – Cricket has lost its mind

What the hell Cricket?! Dan goes away for two weeks and you start behaving like this? Are you drunk? What has happened to you?

To help wade through the mess that has become this enthralling series between South Africa and Australia, Dan has called on Aussie Geoff Lemon and Saffa Telford Vice to unpack the latest talking points around the ball tampering fiasco.

Amongst all the speculations, frustrations and resentment there is a very good series on the go so don’t worry, we get to the actual cricket too.

We’ll be talking about this series for a long time. Stay in the loop by engaging with the pod and with Niche Radio.

 

Hangout With Heather – Exclusive chat with Cindy Alter, Puma Road Safety and more…

It’s another bumper filled show this week on #HangoutWithHeather with three epic interviews and of course all the best news and goings-on in and around Jozi.

This week Heather gets to have a great chat with Cindy Alter, lead singer from Clout who are reuniting at Lush Festival and find out more about this powerhouse local singer who smashed charts in 1978 along with her group, with the awesome hit ‘Substitute’.

Phillip Kekana (race car driver extraordinaire and stunt driver too!) has partnered with Puma Energy to host a much-needed road safety campaign just in time for Easter. Find out more as Heather chats to Phillip – and also finds out more about when he raced with the late Paul Walker too!

Tropika Island of Treasure is heating up, and Heather chats with recently eliminated contestant Nondu Mabizela, who along with her celebrity partner, Sbahle Mpisane left the island last night. Heather finds out more about her experience.

There are loads on the go this Easter weekend at Silverstar Casino and it’s all free – and so is their parking until the end of the month…so, you know what to do!

Great news that has just been announced, the hit Australian show ‘Tap Dogs’ is heading to SA in August – Heather has all your details!

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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Hangout With Heather – Exclusive chat with Titus O’Neil from WWE Live

Calling all you wrestling and @WWE fans – make sure you catch Heather’s one on one exclusive chat with WWE superstar @TitusONeil ahead of their SA Tour in April, as well as all your event details and ticketing info!

@CellC have announced the date for their 16th annual ‘Take a Girl Child to Work’ day in May and if you want to register or get involved make sure you listen in.

Much excitement as the highly anticipated Festival of India heads to @Montecasino, Heather shares more about this shopping, food and entertainment extravaganza!

Make sure you have your tickets booked to see @Santana live in SA in April, supported by local legends @MangoGroove – this promises to be a great one.

Also @Dynamo the magician is heading our way in May, Heather shares more, as well as her excitement for this weekends Peech Hotel Autumn Wine Festival – which promises to be a great wine-filled day!

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

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