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A New Way To Get You!
CHANGE often comes slowly – but Covid-19 has pushed us forward into change in a swift and decisive way. And for many of our readers, this push has been towards using technology far more than before and embracing digital content in a much bigger way.
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Biopic. Guy Nattiv, who won an Oscar for his 2018 short film with the same title and topic, directs this true-life drama about Bryon Widner (Jamie Bell), a former white-power skinhead whose body is covered in racist tattoos. Brought up by neo-Nazis a
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So Close, Yet So Far!
HE’D wanted nothing more than to welcome the love of his life with open arms after her plane landed at Cape Town International Airport. After all, they hadn’t just been separated by the pandemic but by decades and continents – and he couldn’t wait fo
You South Africa6 min lettiFood & Wine
Good, Better, Batter!
Lasagne is a firm favourite in many families. This vegetarian version with spinach and pumpkin is simply delicious, and using pancakes instead of lasagne sheets makes it cost-effective. SERVES 6-8 PREPARATION: 30 MIN COOKING: 55-60 MIN 30ml (2T)
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The sequel to Doom 2016 is here and it’s bigger, “badder” and bloodier in every way. Eternal is a roller coaster from start to finish and will push even an experienced player to the limit. It’s tough as nails, especially on harder settings, but even
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It Was Such A Shock
SHE thought she was doing everything right. She exercised a lot – she’s a running fanatic – she took her vitamins religiously, ate healthily, didn’t smoke and drank moderately. So when she felt a lump in her breast she wasn’t that concerned. She was
You South Africa2 min lettiFashion & Beauty
Print It!
This trend is making a comeback. Opt for matching pants, skirt and jacket sets. Right now we’re about comfort when it comes to shoes, but invest in heels. They’re sure to be a closet favourite once again after lockdown ends. TV presenter Frauke Ludo
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You’ll get all the latest book news delivered to your inbox every week. 1 You’ll get instant access to author interviews and be among the first to book for fun online events. 2 We’ll give you great tips about what to read. 3 Get to read exclusive
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No Regrets, No Remorse
IT’S been eight years since the doping scandal that stunned the world and made him the poster child for how ambition and the desire to win at all costs can torpedo a career. Has Lance Armstrong spent that time racked with guilt and regret? “I’ve told
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Stand in front of a mirror and look at the natural shape of your brows. It’s best to pluck them straight after a bath or shower, when your pores are open due to the heat. If you have a low pain threshold, a great tip is to apply baby teething gel
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MAGGIE waited until she heard a snore before she gently pulled the newspaper from her handbag, careful not to make a sound and wake the dozing patient. She’d been sitting beside her mother’s hospital bed for a good half an hour by now and had kept cl
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More About Candice’s Cancer
HER2-positive tumours are “recognised by the presence of the protein human epidermal growth-factor receptor 2 (Her2),” explains Dr Devan Moodley, Candice’s oncologist. “The protein stimulates the growth of cancer cells and is found in about 20% of br
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You Say
TO SAY we’ve been stressed and anxious the past few months would be an understatement of epic proportions. There are so many things to be down about and globally experts are concerned about the effects of Covid-19 on everyone’s mental health. But for
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Our Neighbours
SOUTH Africa has close economic and cultural ties with its six neighbouring countries. SA and four of these countries – Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho and eSwatini – form the Southern African Customs Union to maintain the free exchange of goods between t
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The Agony Of My Divorce
SHE often comes across as smug, privileged and pretentious as she extols the virtues of everything from psychic-vampire repellent spray to candles that smell like her – well, you know what. Thanks to Goop, her beloved and oft-derided lifestyle enter
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When Is It Mental Illness?
IT SEEMS there’s always something to be anxious or down about these days. Whether it’s the latest coronavirus statistics or a personal matter that has you feeling low, experts agree – the Covid-19 pandemic has caused a marked increase in mental healt
You South Africa2 min lettiPolitics
Tender Corruption In South Africa
YOU may have heard the term “tender corruption” in the news lately. Several ANC leaders are being accused of corruption relating to services and products that were meant to help in the fight against Covid-19. But what is a tender? And what exactly is
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Exiled In Disgrace
HIS entire life was one of privilege and pampering. As a much-loved monarch he was accustomed to unending adoration while living it up in luxury. So the thought of exchanging his posh palace for a tiny prison cell was likely too much to bear. And if
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Harsh Reality
Despite reading a number of articles on Covid-19, your article about the reality of ventilators hammered home the message of pain, suffering and discomfort with its detailed description of what to expect in hospital and more especially “the grim real
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Ask Dr Louise
Q I’ve been with my husband for 18 years, married for 16, and in the beginning he was attentive and affectionate but after the first three months of our marriage, the sex dried up. His mother nagged for a grandchild, so we tried and I fell pregnant b
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What Is Government Saying And Doing About It?
In his recent weekly newsletter, President Cyril Ramaphosa said corruption during a national disaster – such as the Covid-19 pandemic – is a horrific crime and that guilty parties will be dealt with. Ramaphosa has also signed a proclamation giving th
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My Chance At A Normal Life
THE world of medicine has produced many a marvel and countless people have had their lives transformed due to the deft hands of doctors and never-say-never wonders of science. But every now and then a story emerges that has jaws dropping anew – and t
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A Creative Escape
With the cold winter days upon us and more time spent indoors during lockdown, YOU Leisure is just what you need to relax and take your mind off your worries. It’s a magazine for adults filled with art activities with a South African theme. Colour in
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Your Money Sorted
YOU get a call out of the blue from someone who claims you’re thousands of rands in arrears for a gym membership you took out years ago. You can remember taking out the membership and then cancelling it when you moved home. But now it’s your word aga
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Around The World
A Canadian woman is ecstatic after getting her teddy bear back – a week after it was stolen. Widespread publicity of Maria Soriano’s missing teddy bear followed after celebrities – including actor Ryan Reynolds – started offering rewards for the retu
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End Of The Ellen Show?
SHE used to be one of the most beloved talkshow hosts in the world but ELLEN DEGENERES’ reputation lies in tatters. Ever since allegations about mistreatment of staffers surfaced (YOU, 7 May), questions have swirled about the future of her show. Whic
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Fond Memories Of The Royals
The article on Princess Beatrice and Eduardo Mozzi and the lovely photographs of them outside the Royal Chapel (YOU, 30 July) brought back a flood of memories. Having left school in Cape Town in 1954, I spent six months at Cumberland Lodge in Windsor
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