The Boodle Blog

Live your Heritage
Live your Heritage
September 01, 2017

Heritage Day offers an opportunity to get together with family and friends for braais and parties, but it’s also a special time to celebrate our wonderful country and our diverse cultures and traditions.…

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Got the latest gadget but forgot about the accessories?
Got the latest gadget but forgot about the accessories?
April 29, 2016

Our world is being changed rapidly by new technology. According to the “Did you know? (Shift Happens)” video which details technology and internet statistics (and is itself a viral video as mentioned in Time Magazine), the number of internet devices has grown exponentially over the last 34 years from one thousand in 1984 to a billion in 2008; the first text message was sent in 1992 and today the number of text messages sent and received every day exceeds the total population of the planet.…

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Tech roundup: the Samsung Galaxy S7
Tech roundup: the Samsung Galaxy S7
April 08, 2016

There’s something about getting new gadgets that makes you feel like a child on Christmas morning. The packaging is so appealing with its clean edges, and smooth surfaces that look like they have never been touched by human hands before.…

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Upcoming events that you won’t want to miss out on
Upcoming events that you won’t want to miss out on
April 01, 2016

This year one of my resolutions is to do more fun things. What’s the point of working all the time when you don’t take any time off to enjoy yourself? Often when you have stuff planned, other things crop up and take the wind out of your sails.…

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How to start your own business
How to start your own business
March 14, 2016

Going out on your own and starting a business is scary. I mean, it’s scary to do anything for the first time. Like the first time you ride a bike, remember that? Feeling like you might float off into black space and never be seen again.…

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Arts and crafts and other ideas for what to do with your kids over the holidays
Arts and crafts and other ideas for what to do with your kids over the holidays
March 11, 2016

I love this time of year. It's finally looking like the heat might break, the leaves start turning yellow, and we get some well-deserved time off. The shops are overflowing with hot-crossed buns and Easter Eggs.…

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How to lose weight: The skinny on getting skinny
How to lose weight: The skinny on getting skinny
March 07, 2016

Okay, so we’re midway through February and the aspirational ideas you had for getting into shape at the beginning of the year might not have taken hold. Well, take some comfort in the fact that you are not alone.…

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Smoke and mirrors: how to stop smoking to be healthier and hotter
Smoke and mirrors: how to stop smoking to be healthier and hotter
March 05, 2016

“Smoking kills. And if you’re killed you’ve lost a very important part of your life.” – Brooke Shields…

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Motivation for students, how to get Post-Millennials going
Motivation for students, how to get Post-Millennials going
March 04, 2016

After the Baby Boomers came Generation X then Generation Y, otherwise known as Millennials. In South Africa this generation is referred to as the Born Free generation because they were reaching adulthood after the first democratic elections in South Africa in 1994.…

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The Victoria Falls: holiday destination of dreams
The Victoria Falls: holiday destination of dreams
February 26, 2016

From the moment I hailed a taxi and set off from the Livingstone International Airport in Zambia I could already hear the far off rumble of the Victoria Falls.…

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