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Why don’t we know our neighbours anymore?

What happened to our world when we used to know who we live next to? ...read more

This woman found stunning vintage photos and drove the world to solve a mystery

After finding photos from what is presumably the 1950s, a woman has asked the internet to help identify the subjects in the pics. ...read more

More lessons load shedding taught me

As much as load shedding is an inconvenience, it has given these few people some survival skills. ...read more

I will never use the lift during load shedding again

This woman and her colleague were stuck in a dark lift for two hours, thanks to load shedding. ...read more

My mother's birthday turned into a load shedding disaster

This woman wanted to give her mother the best birthday dinner ever, but load shedding dampened those plans, and her mood. ...read more

A dad lit a candle for his daughter to do homework during load shedding

We can't all afford to stop what we're doing to wait for the lights to switch back on. Here are two accounts of a plan B during load shedding. ...read more

16 things that all dog owners can relate to

Have a pup of your own? Then you will know exactly what we are talking about. ...read more

This R32 million, 5 bedroom home in Hyde Park is elegance personified

Need a home to fit your lavish lifestyle? Look no further. ...read more

10 of the most expensive houses in South Africa

It’s time for some supersized house porn. Have a look at some of the most beautiful and pricey homes across SA. ...read more

This R36 million holiday home on the Zimbali Coast is perfect for your summer getaways

Sun, sea, and the beauty of this house will basically ensure that you’ll never want to leave. ...read more

The lights went off while I was cutting my client's hair!

This hairdresser never thought she would have to cut hair by candle light, until load shedding struck. ...read more

My husband and I are closer because of load shedding

An awkward walk in the dark for this couple ended in one of the most romantic nights they've ever had. ...read more

I got dumped because of load shedding

Communication proves key when lack of it-thanks to load shedding- cost this woman her relationship. ...read more

Loadshedding struck, now my topload has stopped spinning -forever

Oh, the woes of doing laundry, especially during load shedding. ...read more

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