KEEP LIVING IT VIVIDLY GRAND

By Adriaan Snyman  |  16 August 2017


People like changes. And so do we. In a good way at least.

And that is why Vividly Grand had its brand new makeover. The layout is still something of a working progress, but we’re enjoying every moment of it! Granted, we have been posting a decent amount of fiction lately, but who can resist some good and fresh literature when it presents itself in the spur of the moment?

Drama, Theatre and Film – Micia De Wet

Drama, Theatre and Film – Micia De Wet

Drama, Theatre and Film - Micia De Wet The world of theatre and film has for the most part been undervalued and underappreciated in South Africa, especially when compared with the European culture of the industry. I then came across Micia, and asked her if she would...

THE SARTORIALIST

THE SARTORIALIST

THE SARTORIALIST Bloggers want to be him. New Yorkers adore him. And photo journalists has been copying his techniques for goodness-know, how many years now. The very special, (and may I add,) very creative man behind the camera in the streets of, well most major hubs...

From Dubai

From Dubai

FROM DUBAI Amazing stories from South Africans in Dubai keep making the rounds, and so we ventured to have a chat with L’re van Rooyen. For the last year or so, L’re has ardently been working in a royalty of palaces in the United Arab Emirates, attending to the ‘pets’...

The difference between Game meat and Venison

The difference between Game meat and Venison

“I loved your post on Game meat but may I suggest that you used the correct term of ‘venison’, rather than game meat,” someone voiced just the other day. I only then realised that most people in South Africa, are not clear on the difference between the two, and most...

Something to gobble

The Typewriter

Sunday Afternoon

Sunday Afternoon

Sunday afternoon By Johannes Adriaan Snyman “This is absolute nonsense, I’m taking her to the doctor. There is nothing more to say. End of discussion.” It was the words of Rassie Koch, fearsomely echoing against the walls of the quiet living room on a Sunday...

The Headmaster

The Headmaster

The headmaster By Johannes Adriaan Snyman “Klaradyn?” the headmaster of the school said as he saw the total lack of emotion on the face of the sixteen-year-old teenager sitting across from his desk. “Are you more comfortable in German or English?” She was staring at...

Klaradyn

Klaradyn

Klaradyn By Johannes Adriaan Snyman If a young gentleman found himself to be a passenger in the front seat of a dark green government truck, slowly driving from Pretoria in a westward direction, he would have come to a small town by the name of Duikersdrift. The young...

Sprezzatura

Sprezzatura Italy has been and remain long associated with elegant clothing, sophisticated class, and of course, with the very masculine descendants of true roman sons, the epitome of what it means to be dressed like a true gentleman. Naturally, it can get a bit...

Export quality game meat vs meat derived from hunting

So you are familiar with game meat, right? Your uncle (or brother) has a family inherited game farm in the pleasant but rugged South African bush, and hunting has been a tradition in your family since your great grandfather shot that trophy Kudu bull still hanging...

Colouring the past – Klimbim

A new dimension in colours - Klimbim It is easy to take the wold of pictures for granted today. Colour images are taken and disposed of with the blink of an eye, and whatever photo we take with our mobile devices, can just as easily be edited into what we might assume...

The difference between Game meat and Venison

“I loved your post on Game meat but may I suggest that you used the correct term of ‘venison’, rather than game meat,” someone voiced just the other day. I only then realised that most people in South Africa, are not clear on the difference between the two, and most...

From Dubai

FROM DUBAI Amazing stories from South Africans in Dubai keep making the rounds, and so we ventured to have a chat with L’re van Rooyen. For the last year or so, L’re has ardently been working in a royalty of palaces in the United Arab Emirates, attending to the ‘pets’...

Not at all your average hunting meat

Riga Merchants are merchants of name. We pride ourselves in the quality of every single product coming from our platforms.   That is why we do not purchase any meat that has been hunted during the South African hunting season, nor do we except any meat from game...

Power, Love, Self-control

When confronted with the challenges and difficulties in this life, that which we are commanded to overcome, (Revelations 2:7) it is often easier to, out of habit or otherwise, become the victims of whatever it is we are facing.

Feb Instagram favorites

This month’s favorites came up rather early, and takes us all over the world. Brightly does it!

Drama, Theatre and Film – Micia De Wet

Drama, Theatre and Film - Micia De Wet The world of theatre and film has for the most part been undervalued and underappreciated in South Africa, especially when compared with the European culture of the industry. I then came across Micia, and asked her if she would...

Most amazing meat and coffee blogging starting soon!

Oh! Be a sport and give us a couple of more days, will ye? We love what we do, and part of super blogging requires some effort on our part, so we will be posting away very, very soon. Enjoy shopping! The Vividly Grand team.