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Our filthy world in clean lines

OH, WHAT A joy it is to see beautifully rendered and magnificently printed drypoints with burr so fierce that it disrupts all sense of complacency! These intaglio prints by Matthew Hindley make you remember what a drypoint is meant to be. 523 more words

Robyn Sassen

A bluebird trilled in gold, here

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN a veteran South African painter encounters the work of Japanese Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) through her paintbrush? In short, a little madness. Don’t expect slavish copies of the wave that has slipped into commercial use ad nauseum, when you visit the latest exhibition of paintings by Bronwen Findlay at the Everard Read Gallery. 489 more words

Robyn Sassen

Review: An SMWS Rosebank

Rosebank distillery was built in 1840 and ran until its closure in 1993 after the owner UDV (a fore runner to Diageo) decided mothballing was a better option than paying upwards of £2 million for essential upgrades to the waterworks.   407 more words

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Five Quirks about Psychotherapy.

Psychotherapy differs from our normal day to day interactions in many ways. In the following article, I will explore some of the quirks of psychotherapy. 969 more words


Adventure Time

Out and about the city with my people for Drinks and Dinner. And when the drinks are presented to you looking like that, the camera obviously had to come out. 24 more words


Rosebank 21 yo 1992 Directors Cut Douglas Laing #10146 vs Rosebank 22 yo 1991 Mackillops Choice #271

For a while now I’ve wondered why Rosebank never rose to the same level of desirability as Brora and Port Ellen. It could be because Rosebank’s later style is one of understatement and a refreshing citrus, while the deep brooding powerhouses Brora and Port Ellen just ‘pack in’ so much more. 290 more words


The place to take your kids this holiday. 

My shake milkshake bar had opened a few months back in Johannesburg. The Zone in Rosebank has become home to every brand of food we have ever imagined, with that said my Shake express has been the latest Addition there. 345 more words