How to make an origami rabbit

With school holidays in full swing, keeping kids entertained for hours can be quite a challenge. Besides playing outside to catch some vitamin D, creating crafts can be another way to stimulate a child's brain and keep them busy for hours! There are so …

The joy of text

Our latest blog is definitely worth a read – it’s all about the pleasure you can get from reading a real book. Of course, we’ve got nothing against e-readers, but this article might just re-kindle your interest in paperbacks.  Read …

Top 5 TV series at the moment

Don’t you hate it when everyone is talking about that new TV series and you have no idea what’s going on? Of course, there are some TV series that spark no interest whatsoever, and that’s ok - you should watch genres and storylines that appeal to you. …

Benefits of playing an instrument

If you’re looking to have some fun with strings attached, or you can’t get enough of your keyboard, it could be time to enjoy the benefits of learning to play a musical instrument. Encore! Perhaps you (and your parents) are still traumatised by …

How to learn a new language

Learning a new language is challenging, yet exciting! Once you have decided on your language of choice, consider these steps to help you ease into the learning process. But before we explore these tips, here is the best tip of all: acceptance. From the …

Pop vs. rock

In this age of digital music, bidorbuyers are still buying music CDs and LPs. Perhaps that’s because we like to touch objects, to amass possessions, or to look at the pretty pictures. Pop and rock lead the list of favourite music genres on bidorbuy, …

Get crafty with wine corks

Wine corks are among the most versatile materials for craft projects. No wonder! They have a wonderful texture and add a touch of nature to any room. Plus, they are readily available and easy to work with. Make sure you are working with real corks, not the …

5 women-themed films

No, this post is not about chick flicks! If that is what you are after – sorry to disappoint! Perhaps next time. However, if you would like to consider five women-themed movies to watch this August (women’s month in South Africa), you have come to the …

7 winter reads

Winter provides the perfect background for catching up on all the great books you always wanted to tackle, but never had the time. After all, you need to do something besides stare at your digital screen during those long winter evenings! The books I …

Pablo Picasso, the pioneer

Picasso, a name so well known, it doesn’t need an introduction. Pablo Picasso is considered one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. You could easily say that no artist before Picasso had created such a huge impact in the art industry. Not …