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Benchmarking PR fees

Benchmarking PR fees

Answering how long a piece of string is seems simpler than knowing the average hourly rate for public relations by a consultancy. Many PR professionals bill a time-based fee which reflects how long a job should take to complete. Rightly, in my opinion, the more […]

Our stay at Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

The highlight of our recent South-East Asia visit was a stay at the Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok – quite possibly the best hotel I have ever stayed at. Read about our experience here:

Hike Leopard’s Kloof

There are so few opportunities to be in unspoilt nature within the safety of a pristinely kept Botanical Garden such as the Leopard’s Kloof Hike at Harold Porter Gardens, Betty’s Bay affords and there is absolutely no reason why you can’t enjoy  it, too. Give […]

Banting Snacking

When people hear about my weight-loss success following the #LCHF or #Banting diet they always ask about my missing carbs. The truth is I don’t miss them. What I miss is the freedom of just eating what I want to eat without thinking carefully about […]

Me and Banting in the media.

Me and Banting in the media.

Here are links to recent coverage about #Banting and #LCHF diet and my success with it. Click here to read the article in The Cape Argus or here to read the feature in The Premier Magazine, December 2015 issue.  As ever, the health writer I follow […]

PR-Net Trade #Luxury Edition

I am in partnership with Publicity SA’s Andrea Desfarges in PR-Net Trade where we connect brands with media in a high-level networking exhibition. Our most recent one with brands in the luxury industry was held at The President Hotel in Bantry Bay. Veteran hotelier Nick […]