Personals, Techno

My Mobile Office

To say I am in love with Social Media and technology is an understatement. My day job doesn’t afford me the luxury of WiFi or even a computer.At times I feel like a bag lady carrying around my handbag and my work bag with textbooks,magazines and stationery.My trusty Blackberry is my mobile office.Its rather difficult to believe all the things…

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Interviews

I talk Social Media with Rich Simmonds

Verushka: Why is Social Media important to both businesses and individuals? Rich: Social Media allows us to broaden our networks and open the possibilities of meeting people we could not have normally met. Verushka: Which is favourite Social Media platform and why ? Rich: Twitter – is fast, to the point and carries the relevant info in a newsworthy fashion. Verushka: Tell us about your…

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My Birthday Wishlist

I was in two minds about doing this post. BUT then I got told by a friend on Twitter to go ahead. Never have I ever made a wishlist but let me throw caution to the wind. Cherie Roe Dirkson always says tell the Universe what you want and you might be pleasantly surprised when it arrives on your doorstep..…

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Events

Burger King arrives in Durban…

Friday I attended the launch of the Burger King store in the new Pavillion Food Court. I loved the mystery of bein ushered into a store which was all blocked off. The store offically opens on Monday (14/04/2014) to the public and boy are you in for yummy treats.                         …

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Events

The #DBNbloggermeet event.

In January 2014, I was asked about arranging an event for Durban lady bloggers. Having worked on Cookie Swap last year, I do know how much of time, work and effort goes into an event. I sat on the fence until I approached Michelle and Nicola to come on board as part of the team. It was a constant arrival…

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YES Girl…

At the start of 2014 I said to myself that this was my year to shine. I also decided to grab all opportunities the universe handed to me. This has meant lots of exciting projects have arrived / in the process. Most of which I can’t tell you about just yet but soon all will be revealed. My time has…

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Events

#DBNbloggermeet…

Saturday was the 1st Durban blogger meet for ladies. I worked with the amazing team of Michelle and Nicola in arranging this very successful event which Trended in SA on Twitter. The event was held at the uber trendy #Hashtag. I decided to just share a few pics. Full blog posts will follow shortly. A great day of fun,amazing food seeing…

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Homecoming…

Four years ago on this day, I arrived back home to South Africa. One suitcase and 3 boxes later. I cried at Heathrow saying goodbye to friends and to the city which had become my home and love. Strange as this was the same picture roll back my life to December 2000, Durban International Airport. I left as an SA…

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Personals

Girls Night Out…

Last night I won tickets to the Lux Girls Night out at the movies. I invited my friend Megan to join me. With my crazy work times and since Megan got married last year, we haven’t spent much time together. We have a lot in common and can chat for ages. So it made perfect sense. We arrived early and…

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The Art of Blogging disected ….

A few days ago I received an email from Social Media Blooms. The newsletter contained handy tips on how to improve your blog and increase your readership. All of the tips are pretty simple and easy to do and yes I will be doing them. I decided to share them with my reader/fellow bloggers … 1. Use a fabulous title.…

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