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 …

Limited edition prints

You have probably seen the sections called limited edition prints South Africa and limited edition prints international on your favourite online marketplace, bidorbuy. Have they made you wonder about this art form? If yes, you’ve come to the right place! …

Craft projects with pressed plants

Would you like to have on your wall some pressed flower decorations that look like this: Of course you would! Creating craft projects and works of art with pressed flowers and leaves is a wonderfully absorbing hobby. Of course, the creative part …

The 27 club

Have you heard of the 27 club? It is the unofficial name given to artists (musicians, actors, painters) who tragically died at the young age of 27. It is a very sad thing, especially considering the amount of extraordinary talent lost at such a young age. …

The mystery of van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh is famous due to his unique paintings and style of work. This 19th century painter is also shrouded in mystery, due to his bizarre actions such as cutting off his own ear and taking his life at the age of 37. So I think it's only fitting …

Dictionary and thesaurus for brain power

We all know that learning a new language makes you smarter. But did you know that using a dictionary and a thesaurus to explore your own mother tongue also develops your brain power? Once our formal education is done and dusted, most of us abandon the …