Blogger of the week: Deirdre Gower of Accessible SA
Sep13

Blogger of the week: Deirdre Gower of Accessible SA

By: Courtney Rehman What inspired the name of your blog? I am the co-founder of an NPO that focuses on taking children with disabilities on all sorts of adventures like, zip lining, river rafting, horse riding, boat cruises, helicopter rides etc. As such, we are always looking for and finding tourism establishments that are accessible for people with disabilities. It has been my long-time goal to create a one-stop platform showcasing...

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Blogger of the week: Helene Olivier of PrettyBelle
Aug30

Blogger of the week: Helene Olivier of PrettyBelle

By: Courtney Rehman What inspired the name of your blog? I was diagnosed with hyperemesis gravidarum early on during my pregnancy (week 3 to be exact). Let’s just say I was not a glowing pregnant lady, countless hospital visits and depression followed. It changed the way I looked at life, I realized that I can pretty much do anything if I’m not sick (vomiting all day long). So when Minki was finally born and I stopped vomiting, I took...

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Blogger of the week: Nicole Coutinho of The Little Guru

By: Courtney Rehman What inspired the name of your blog? I consider myself to be the voice of all reason when it comes to any situation and I’m a shorty, so that’s where The Little Guru came from. How long have you been blogging for? I’ve been blogging for about 1 year now. What difficulties did you come across when you first started blogging? Writers block! In the beginning it’s so exciting, you have so much to write about then it...

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Blogger of the week: Susann Deysel of Goddess
Jul12

Blogger of the week: Susann Deysel of Goddess

By: Courtney Rehman What inspired the name of your blog? I bought the domain years ago and never utilized it until I wanted to start blogging again. I looked at my domain list and thought Goddess.co.za would actually be a great domain, as I wanted to create a blog focused on women. Plus, we all know that all women are goddesses! How long have you been blogging for? I’ve only been blogging seriously for about 2 years now, but I’ve...

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Blogger of the week: Jurie Weidemann of The STEM Blog South Africa

By: Courtney Rehman What inspired the name of your blog? When I started my blog (2012) it was called ‘High Tech SA’ and the aim was to promote robotics in South Africa. More especially FIRST Lego League and other DIY projects and SA innovation. There was very little info (or even online awareness of) available at the time on the topic of STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) IN SOUTH AFRICA. I wanted to change...

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Blogger of the Week: Samantha Snedorf of Sam Sam But Different

By: Courtney Rehman What inspired the name of your blog? The name of my blog was actually created by my boyfriend. I had been pondering a list of names and had a general direction that I was going in. It had been weeks of thinking and trying to figure it out. Eventually I mentioned to him that I was looking for a name and showed him what I had been considering; then and there he came up with the name Sam Sam But Different which just...

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