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Should you get the shingles vaccine?

Most of us are at risk of getting shingles because nearly all of us were exposed to chickenpox when we were kids. Helen Grange looks at this nasty disease targe... Read Story

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SA writer wins R1.7m Yale prize

Johannesburg author and essayist Ivan Vladislavic has won Yale University’s Windham-Campbell 2015 prize for fiction

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Review: Creative Combinations in today’s gardens

This book is not about gardening in the conventional sense

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Should you get the shingles vaccine?

Most of us are at risk of getting shingles because nearly all of us were exposed to chickenpox when we were kids. Helen Grange looks at this n ...

Ways to wow at a wedding

Heading for a wedding? Elli-Nicole Sazeides, right, a graduate of the London International School of Fashion, creates clothing that’s lu ...

Groovy mangoes

It’s mango season, and supermarket and greengrocer shelves are groaning with boxes of fruit. Angela Day shows how to take advantage of t ...

Living the green dream

It’s possibly the greenest home in the country and it has gone from gutted to gorgeous. Lindsay Ord found out more about a Durban couple ...