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IMPROVISATION: Shaun Osher uses his jazz background in his approach to developing and selling property.  Picture: CORE

Real estate mogul with a creative touch

SA-born saxophonist Shaun Osher has quietly conquered the Big Apple’s property market, writes Nadia Neophytou

Travel & Food

SA’s terrain makes no bones about its supremacy over cyclist or explorer

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3 day(s) ago

All hopes of cutting an hour off a gruelling road race were stymied by stromatolites, writes Richard Bartlett

Health

Three tips for getting a good night’s sleep

You need to avoid light at night, even from your computer screen, to reduce your risk of depression and memory problems, say scientists. Picture: THINKSTOCK
3 day(s) ago

For better-quality sleep, identify when you want to be in bed, log everything you do after getting home from work, create relaxing presleep ritual

Travel & Food

Delhi by bicycle

Picture: THINKSTOCK
3 day(s) ago

Our first mission is simply to cross the road, which means counterintuitively stepping out into a stream that consists of buses, cars, tuk-tuks, cattle and rickshaws, writes Caroline Daniel

Travel & Food

Cruising with the crowds

Picture: MSC CRUISES
3 day(s) ago

Trips around the coastline are attracting the black market, writes Priscilla Malinga

Travel & Food

Eat Out Awards enlivened by chefs’ demonstrations

Luke Dale-Roberts. Picture: ESA ALEXANDER/SUNDAY TIMES
3 day(s) ago

Why have only six people judging the entire country’s food and chefs when the annual magazine includes reviews from more than 30?

Opinion

CRUCIAL CD COLLECTION: Tony Rice Unit

Tony Rice Unit compilation of Rice’s choice from the Mar West and Still Inside albums hardly has a country bone in its body, writes Richard Haslop

Opinion

ON THE WATER: The member’s guide to the galaxy, and how to save it

A panoramic view of Parliament, at the swearing-in ceremony of new members of Parliament in the National Assembly on Wednesday.  Picture: GCIS

The organising principle for phenomena in far away galaxies, such as Parliament, is their occurrence in the member’s inbox, writes Neels Blom


Cars, motorcycles & driving


Motoring

INTERNATIONAL LAUNCH: Earth-splitting performance

Like the SLS, the new AMG GTS has echoes of the original Mercedes SL.  Picture: DAIMLER AG
4 day(s) ago

Motor News travelled to California to test the 2015 Mercedes-Benz AMG GTS

Motoring

INTERVIEW: Lifting the four rings higher

Paul Sansom, general manager of Audi SA.  Picture: QUICKPIC
4 day(s) ago

Mark Smyth spoke to Paul Sansom, the new general manager of Audi SA

Motoring

EVENT NEWS: Finding thrill of speed on the water

The teams battle it out during the Cape Town in-port race 2.  Picture: AINHOA SANCHEZ/VOLVO OCEAN RACE
4 day(s) ago

Lerato Matebese joined the Volvo Ocean Race in Cape Town recently and came away mightily impressed by the event

The new Mercedes C-Class estate continues the legacy of good-looking Merc station wagons.  Picture: QUICKPIC

NEW MODELS: Master of the estate

Mercedes has launched the latest generation of its elegant C-Class estate in SA

Opinion

VRROOM WITH A VIEW: Take a leaf from Mexico

They haven’t flipped the V at Uncle Sam and cosied up to Venezuela. They’ve stayed the course


Travel, food and restaurant news & reviews


VIDEO: Tailored for success

Custom suit tailor Paul Gulatino offers some tips on how to look well turned out for every occasion

Columnists

A spectacular reef — if you can avoid the tech groupies

Penny Haw promo
5 day(s) ago

An impenetrable and prickly forest covers the island’s jagged surface

Opinion

WINE: First among equals

While many winemakers happily affirm their role in production process is akin to that of a midwife, there is clearly more to a producer’s success than minimal-intervention winemaking, writes Michael Fridjhon

Travel & Food

Luxury, filth and reality in Soweto

The Soweto Hotel's rooms remind guests they are in Kliptown, SA.   Pictures: ZUKISWA ZIMELA
10 day(s) ago

A well-run hotel looking on the Freedom Charter monument is a good introduction to SA’s past, writes Priscilla Malinga


Music, theatre, art, dance & design


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Twenty-five years ago, advertising told the band to play

Out-of-court settlement was reached between Beatles and Nike over the use of Revolution in an advertisement for shoes, which ushered in a new era of symbiotic interests between pop stars and advertisers

Arts & Entertainment

FILM: The Grand Seduction is more subtle than the title

Brendan Gleeson’s small-town con artist  pulls a fast one over Taylor Kitsch’s big-city doctor. Picture: SUPPLIED
4 day(s) ago

Phillip Altbeker also looks at Mockingjay, the last episode in The Hunger Games series

Opinion

JAZZ: Kenny G in the house

For fans, the fact that this saxophonist is almost universally derided in the jazz world is either irrelevant or incomprehensible

Arts & Entertainment

Arts must still liberalise us

Rosemary Mangope. Picture: MARTIN RHODES
7 day(s) ago

Too much emphasis is being placed on the economy, says the head of SA’s prime art donor organisation, writes Sue Blaine


Personal technology news & reviews


Intel Corp's new gem-studded bracelet designed with fashion brand Opening Ceremony is seen in an undated handout picture released by Intel.  Picture: REUTERS

Intel embraces bling for MICA digital bracelets

Intel, which typically discusses features of its products in nanometres, is going to try to sell a gadget based on something more visible: bling

Gadgets & Gear

Three tech phenomena you only encounter in the emerging markets

Picture: BLOOMBERG
13 day(s) ago

Martin Pasquier has seen three massive things in emerging markets that are beyond whatever has been happening in so-called developed world

Opinion

Unlock the future — without keys

With the proliferation of locking technologies even magnetic swipe key cards are fast becoming passé in the hospitality industry, writes Penny Haw


Books news & reviews


Peter Clarke’s Transition. His art became increasingly abstract as he grew older.  Picture: PHILIPPA HOBBS AND ELIZABETH RANKIN

Master’s spectacular journey

Peter Clarke’s biographers had the chance to speak at length to the artist before his death in April

Books

AUTHOR INTERVIEW: A boytjie in Brooklyn

PLANS CHANGE:  Jaco van Schalkwyk says he wanted to document a region of New York at a particular time but ended up writing a book about manhood. ‘I almost have to apologise for that.’ Picture: DYLAN SCHWARZ
6 day(s) ago

Jaco van Schalkwyk is an artist but his coming-of-age novel set in the US is a literary gem, writes Sue Grant-Marshall

Books

Asia: China in the Himalayas, Maoism in Nepal

Picture: THINKSTOCK
5 day(s) ago

In Meltdown in Tibet Michael Buckley questions China’s plans to divert rivers rising in Tibet and says it may put the whole of Asia under severe threat


Health & lifestyle news


OLD WAYS: It’s all very well focusing on meat and protein in your diet, but excluding other food groups brings its own risks. Picture: THINKSTOCK

When healthy eating calls for treatment

Different dietary philosophies can become an obsession

Gadgets & Gear

Fobbing off kids is counterproductive

Penny Haw promo
19 day(s) ago

‘Because I say so’ may deter the next great invention, writes Penny Haw

Health

Three suggestions for healthier eating and better productivity

Picture: THE NEW YORK TIMES/OZIER MUHAMMAD
27 day(s) ago

Food has a direct effect on cognitive performance, which is why a poor decision at lunch can derail an entire afternoon at work

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