Archive | December, 2010

Wishing you a holiday full of beans

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Last minute prezzie ideas.

Having trouble finishing off that Christmas list? Here are a few ideas to help you with your last minute shopping. Abid Clever Brewer What makes this little device so clever? Unlike other coffee drippers, it has a valve on the bottom, so liquid only flows out when you either press up on the valve, or […]

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Love, Revenge, Cappuccino

Christmas shopping. If you’re like me and have yet to begin with it, you’ll know that inevitably there are three things that await you. Great irritation at the lack of parking, queues the length of the Great Wall of China and a mass of people resembling the fan walk on the final. But there’s something […]

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Say hello to my little friend.

If the Mypressi Twist is not on your Christmas list, you need to make some changes, fast. This little number is a handheld espresso maker and you can take it anywhere. Yes, anywhere! No external power needed, just coffee and hot water. The Twist uses small gas cartridges, the same you’d find in a whipped […]

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Coffee makes your hair glow.

According to the Arab Times, coffee can improve the condition of your hair. For glowing hair they suggest dousing your locks in black coffee and leaving it on for twenty minutes before rinsing. They specify that instant coffee should not be used. I’ll confess that my coffee is venturing no further than my mouth but […]

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Wolves

If I lived in Joburg, Wolves would be my coffice. It is an awesome little spot in Illovo, with an all day breakfast, free wifi and killer coffee. Edwin, the manager, is an absolute legend and the walls are clad in small pieces of art. The couches are comfy, the cakes are to die for […]

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