Written by Ann Williams. There are plenty of coffee shops in my neighbourhood but the one that I most enjoy going to is Cherry Berry on Jean Avenue in Centurion, Tshwane (Pretoria). Why I love going there is because I feel like I am being invited into a cosy family ‘voorkamer’ (living room) for ‘koffee [...]
The art of making glass beads, or lampwork, though highly popular in the US, was only being done by a handful of crafters in South Africa. With the beading rage burning bright in South Africa, a small business (Glass & Fire) made a decision that they would tap this market segment – beading enthusiasts.
Ann Williams interviews Marthie Mare of Face Profile SA. Marthie Mare can read people like a book; well she can read faces like a book cover… with seemingly extraordinary accuracy. This isn’t some magician’s stage show though, it’s the now well-researched field of face profiling or physiognomy. “Anyone wanting to sell something to you should [...]