What To Expect From Digital In 2021
Desirée Gullan | February 4 2021

What To Expect From Digital In 2021

Many marketing professionals were unprepared for the digital revolution that came with the 2020 global lockdown and the urgent need for businesses and organisations to pivot to digital.

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3 Ways To Generate Extra Income
Tebogo | February 4 2021

3 Ways To Generate Extra Income

The experts at CM Trading Partners suggest that, even though times are tough, making extra income is easier than you might think.

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Rediscover Durban Safely This Season
Msawakhe Mayisela | December 9 2020

Rediscover Durban Safely This Season

Durban believes local and domestic citizens have the power to reignite the tourism sector but must do so safely and responsibly, starting this festive season.

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Birds of prey in the KZN Midlands
Steven J Brown | December 2 2020

Birds of prey in the KZN Midlands

The picturesque KwaZulu-Natal Midlands where we of Granny Mouse country House and Spa are situated in a much sought after holiday destination by locals and visitors to our shores.

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Soothing Spa Sounds!
Steven J Brown | October 20 2020

Soothing Spa Sounds!

It comes as no surprise that our staff at Granny Mouse Country House and Spa know the importance of choosing the right type of music to create the perfect wellness setting and optimize the treatments that we provide.

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40% of South Africans "anxious” in a mask
Anele Motha | October 13 2020

40% of South Africans "anxious” in a mask

Research shows that 40% of South Africans find wearing a face-mask makes them anxious and 61% said it makes communication very difficult. We created a series of viral videos to address this. Wearing a face mask is one of the few weapons we have against the spread of COVID. Yet some people are not wearing masks as much as they should or not at all.

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SA's plastic recycling figures released
Monique Holtzhausen | October 13 2020

SA's plastic recycling figures released

Plastics SA, the umbrella body representing the entire South African plastics industry, has just released the plastics recycling figures for the year ending December 2019. According to Anton Hanekom, Plastics|SA’s Executive Director, a detailed survey into the state of the country’s plastics recycling industry is conducted annually by Annabé Pretorius of Plastix 911 - an independent consultant who has an unsurpassable knowledge of the industry and has formed a wide network of recyclers with whom she conducts one-on-one interviews.

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Keep your gardens ship shape
Steven J Brown | October 12 2020

Keep your gardens ship shape

Granny Mouse Country House and Spa is super proud of its beautiful country gardens – but we also know that a great deal of work goes into keeping them ship shape so that our guests can enjoy a peaceful stroll and enjoy the nature that calls this home.

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Beef Fillet with Red Wine and Coffee Sauce
Steven J Brown | October 6 2020

Beef Fillet with Red Wine and Coffee Sauce

True to its coffee roots, Granny Mouse supports local coffee brand Terbodore which originates in the Midlands. We love to serve their blends in many ways. At the same time, we also love to experiment with coffee and creating innovative meals with the famous bean.

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Nothing like a “Cuppa Joes at Granny’s”
Steven J Brown | October 6 2020

Nothing like a “Cuppa Joes at Granny’s”

Not sure about you but, here at Granny Mouse Country House and Spa, we all love our cuppa Joes to kick start the glorious mornings in the heart of in the Midlands.

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Must-know Tips To Prevent Car Battery Failure
Annie Hodes | October 5 2020

Must-know Tips To Prevent Car Battery Failure

When a motorist purchases a car, they usually don't give much thought to the battery that will power their vehicle and drive them to work, university, the shops, visit loved ones and make new memories. Battery manufacturers do.

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Going places Google Street View hasn’t been
Kim Blom | September 30 2020

Going places Google Street View hasn’t been

Most people have used Google Street View to view places they plan on going to. But what happens when the places you’re venturing to aren’t on Google Street View? Dirt roads in particular are sometimes not mapped. To help solve this problem, Dunlop recently embarked on Grandtrek Uncharted - their most ambitious project yet - to go where Google hasn’t yet been and map new roads to be added to the Street View platform.

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Light up your braai
Contributor | September 15 2020

Light up your braai

Braaing is the South African way of gathering together with good friends and good food to celebrate the good life. The key to hosting the perfect braai is working together – with togetherness being one of the many aspects that make our country so unique.

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Encourage wildlife in your garden!
Steven J Brown | September 3 2020

Encourage wildlife in your garden!

At Granny Mouse, we spend a lot of time maintaining the biodiversity of our gardens whilst still keeping them looking beautiful enough to photograph!

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Belgarion wins 2020 Vodacom Durban July
Dave Macleod | July 25 2020

Belgarion wins 2020 Vodacom Durban July

Four year old superstar Belgarion handed trainer Justin Snaith his fifth win and jockey Richard Fourie his third title with a stunning victory in the 2020 Vodacom Durban July in front of empty stands at Hollywoodbets Greyville Racecourse on Saturday afternoon.

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Cracked Heels - Prevention & Home Remedies
Steven J Brown | July 7 2020

Cracked Heels - Prevention & Home Remedies

For many people, cracked heels are a common foot problem all year round. They’re not only rough, but also can be uncomfortable, potentially affecting the way you stand and walk.

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Why you should avoid jumpstarting a modern car
Contributor | July 3 2020

Why you should avoid jumpstarting a modern car

Like most electronics, a power surge can cause damage to the electronic systems of a modern car. A seemingly well-meaning jumpstart can cause said power surge and impact the effectiveness of onboard computers, safety systems, damage the engine and be the result of expensive repairs.

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Mountain Biking in the Midlands
Steven J Brown | June 15 2020

Mountain Biking in the Midlands

Once restrictions have eased many visitors to Granny Mouse Country House and Spa might be content to chill and even read a book in the quiet country surrounds, many also like to get up close and personal with the beautiful countryside.

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