Whether it is a trip down to the coast or to a vacation destination such as Sun City or uShaka Marine World, many parents will be embarking upon a long summer roadtrip with their kids over the course of the December holidays. Doing so, can be a fantastic bonding experience for the family. However, being together for such a long time in a confined space does definitely also pose its challenges for mom and dad, as well as the kids. For instance, the children may get bored, lethargic and cranky, while the parents may go mad after being asked for the millionth time ‘are weRead More →

The lush gardens of Victoria Yards were brought to life by the vibrant sounds and stylistic flow of American rapper J.I.D who performed alongside local superstars Moonchild Sanelly, Kitchen Mess, Sho Madjozi, Black Motion Spoek Mathambo and Manthe Ribane. On 25 November 2018, South Africa’s premium flavoured beer, Flying Fish, gave Johannesburg a much-needed burst of flavour at their highly anticipated Flavour Odyssey experience. In the days leading up to the show piece event South Africans were highly anticipating international act Masego who announced that he was unable to appear at the Flying Fish Flavour Odyssey due to unforeseen circumstances. “South Africa, I don’t likeRead More →

If you still don’t know what to get your woman this Festive Season, we hope these gift ideas will be a source of inspiration. 1.       African Extracts Rooibos – Facial Starter Kit Price: R82.99 Available at leading retailers www.africanextracts.com 2.      TheraNaka Desert Rose Illuminating Rose Salts Price: R180. Available at  www.theranaka.co.za 3.      ZURU Woman Skincare Package Price: R705. Available at https://zuru.africa/ 4.      Bramley Lavender Gift Set   Price: R44.99. Available at PEP Stores.  5.      BaoCare Radiance Oil Price: 50ml (R152 – 182) 10ml (R37 – 47). Available at https://www.baocare.co.za/shop/  Read More →

Braided hairstyles are an artform in their own right, with a rich history dating back thousands of years. They have appeared in many cultures worldwide, on almost every continent. From classic cornrows and simple three-strand braids to French braids and beyond, hair braiding has been used to show societal and marital status, ethnicity, religion, wealth – not to mention sheer style and artistry.  To celebrate the beauty and variety of this heritage, Darling would like to introduce you to several of these classic braid styles. The French braid “The French braid is a variation on the classic three strand braid, where you add hair toRead More →

The Pendoring Awards 2018 walked the talk on Thursday night with a true first: an awards ceremony in our 10 indigenous languages only. With English sub-titles for the untransformed. The winners were announced at a high energy evening – a celebration for all those in the creative industry who have excelled in driving the use of our indigenous languages in advertising. Hosted and MC’d by linguist and comedian Pule Welch (who holds an Honours degree from Wits University specialising in the phonology of African languages), with entertainment from rapper and poet Sho Madjozi, comedian and Actor Anne Hirsch, eclectic band Bombshelter Beast and the queenRead More →