Author: Jenty

A morning with a friend at the Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair

Karen and I went to the Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair this morning. It’s held annually on the roof top at Hyde Park shopping centre. It was actually the first time either one of us had been. We got there as the doors opened at 10am, and I’m really thankful we planned that because the parking was already a nightmare in the centre. As we normally do when we walk into a market, we headed straight for the champagne. The first stand we saw was Graham Beck and we tried the Rose sparkling wine. It was really delicious! There were...

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A week at Zinkwazi is way too short

We’ve just got home from a week’s holiday to the KZN village of Zinkwazi. It was the first time we’d been to that village, and we absolutely loved it! A week definitely wasn’t enough time to spend there. Zinkwazi is about 35km north of Ballito on the KZN coastline. It’s a tiny place with a few streets. There’s one cafe, Zinkwazi Cafe that sells a few essentials and also has makes the amazing capuccinos and hot chocolate. But that’s it in the way of retail. We sampled a few of the eating spots while we were there, but didn’t...

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Running the FNB Joburg 10km City Run

This was the second FNB Joburg 10kmĀ road race I’ve run and I absolutely loved it! It’s definitely one of the races in Joburg that you absolutely have to experience. Yes, it’s huge and I don’t normally like the really big 10km races but it’s so worth doing. This year there were 14 000 runners that took part! That’s a lot of runners! Although it was so enormous, it was really well organised. Every runner was seeded into pens. The A-D pens left at 8am and the last 2 pens left 15 minutes later. There were a lot of arguments...

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My top 5 sneakers for summer from Superbalist

I’ve been looking for new sneakers to wear on weekends for a few weeks now. A few new pairs of sneakers for summer would be the perfect addition to my wardrobe. Superbalist has such an awesome selection of sneakers so that’s the perfect site to go browsing. As you probably know if you follow me everywhere, I’ve really been struggling with a running injury for months. I’m actually feeling quite desperate about the whole thing actually. After seeing a podiatrist (which was a disaster and is the subject of a future blog post) and a bio kineticist recently, I’ve...

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Win a Messi Footbubbles Match set worth R500

The Messi Footbubble Match set from Just Fun Kidz is a winner for most kids! The set has an amazing bubble solution that works, as well as awesome socks for you and a friend to play with. If your child is a football fan like mine, then it’s even better! The fact that it’s all about football and it’s named after Connor’s favourite player Messi, is a surefire winner in his books. The idea behind the toy is to play football with the bubbles. You need the socks, because they allow you to kick the balloons without popping them....

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I’m Jeanette, known as Jenty online. Mom to a teen and a tween. Also a coffee loving, wine drinking, storytelling photographer who happens to run a bit.

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