Swinging Easy on the Greens

For the golfing enthusiasts out there, we explore three unique golfing venues, each offering different events and features worth mentioning. Oh, and did we mention they are primed and ready for your next hole-in-one? Putting with the “hole” family  This year, the club celebrated turning 110 years, which makes it one of the oldest establishments in the Howick area. The club was originally leased from the Borough and the South African Railways stretching from the...

Keep it in the Community

There are tons of great businesses here! Created by savvy, smart, and caring business professionals. We take a look at what several of our local businesses offer and how they are supporting their community through their products and services. Rockingchair Photography  Antoinette McDonald shares more about her business with us, “My business is primarily about storytelling. I feel like I stumbled into photography after working full-time in television production where I was writing, directing, and...

Eat. Play. Discover.

Boston, Dargle and Impendle have an incredible Community Tourism Organisation which was formed back in 2018 by owners and managers of a myriad of bed and breakfasts, cottages, hotels and farms partnering with the Impendle Municipality that now helps promote awareness to this spectacular part of The Midlands. If you are a tourist or local there is a wide variety of activities and establishments in the area that will cater to your needs and allow...

Fabstuff March / April 2022

We’ve got loads of stuff you’re going to love! FLOWERS & LEAVES PATCHOULI & YLANG-YLANG COLLECTION A highly aromatic, deeply herbaceous, spicy-floral blend of oils. Made with ylang-ylang, patchouli and lavender essential oils and a dash of natural vanilla extract to enhance its richness and depth. This intense blend of oils is not only sedative and relaxing but promotes glowing skin, is a powerful antibacterial agent, and also a natural deodorizer and a superb insect...

A Superb School

We are given an insider’s peek into what the life of a Weston learner looks like and how this agricultural school actively prepares the boys for their future studies or careers. Set in the beautiful KwaZulu-Natal Midlands is a high school like no other. The road leading to this unique agricultural school, which was built more than a century ago, is lined with established trees and welcomes aspiring young agriculturalists. Weston Agricultural College promises to...

A Special Teacher

We asked a few schools here in the Midlands about some special teachers who are near and dear to their hearts. Read more below about what they each share about how they became a teacher and the difference it has made in their lives. Teachers have always been one constant in our lives, especially growing up. Our school days have come and gone with so many teachers passing us by, from grade to grade. But,...

The Business of Beginnings

We asked five wedding businesses in the Midlands what their services are all about, just in case you need to plan a wedding! They also included some tips based on their specific offerings and expertise. Starting with Service Excellence, which is an events management company that focuses on providing staff to assist to set up and take down your events. Specialising in guest service and waiting, the company also offers a one-stop-shop when it comes...

Explore the Gems of Hilton

We visited a few spots worth mentioning in Hilton, from beauty to bread, hotels, and railway stops! A unique few gems guaranteed to fulfil your needs – whether you are hungry or need a haircut!   Welcome to Hilton, although it’s not a very big place, nestled between Pietermaritzburg and Howick, it still offers a large selection of things to do, see and eat! Follow us as we take you on a small tour, highlighting...

Little Weddings, Big Hearts

Hemyock Farm Is a quaint working farm situated in the Natal Midlands. Our name translates to “summer stream” or “river bend” which is made clear when approaching the farmhouse crossing over the beautiful 7km of the Mooi River. The charming simplistic workings of the farm and the unspoken beauty in our surroundings leave you feeling at peace and in awe. Following a two-year restoration, the old farmhouse has been returned to its prime and now...

Love, The Midlands

L is for the lovely views you get to see. O is for the one on one time you get to have. V is for the variety of things to do. E is for the extraordinary relationship you have to keep building. L.O.V.E is all we feel for Cupid’s month of February (my birth month *wink, wink*), and what a great way to spoil your partner than with a romantic getaway in the Midlands. I...