And The Winners Are…

As those of you all up in social media clearly know, we’ve been running a competition with Street Scene Tours and Spiga, along with the fine sponsors you see in the poster above, that sees two DIY readers and their mates joining us on the raddest possible AFCON experience possible for this Wednesday’s South Africa vs Angola clash. This post is to tell you who those two lucky people are…   And the winners are: Bhashkar Parmanand... Read More

Win The AFCON Experience Of A Lifetime!

    AFCON is just around the corner and obviously we’re amped. It’s like the World Cup, but without the annoying Americans, Australians and anyone who isn’t African. Awesome right? We thought so, and so did the cats at Spiga and Street Scene which is why they have teamed up to give two lucky DIY readers and their mates the coolest possible AFCON experience ever. You’ll be getting hooked up so hard.   Here’s... Read More

The Coffee Mag

Coffee lovers can rejoice as there is a new print and online publication aimed directly at the caffeine fiends. Mel Winter and Iain Evans have teamed up to bring you TheCoffeeMag, a Durban based publication about coffee and coffee culture in South Africa. We chat to Mel and Iain about coffee, publishing and the future of both. DIY: Who is involved with TheCoffeeMag? What are each of their roles in the publication and its online endeavour? Mel: Currently... Read More

That’s just like, your opinion : Life & Death between Chai

Since this site is called Durban is YOURS, we figured we’d get off our high horses and ask you, the general populous, your opinion on various goings-ons around the city. First up, we chat to a couple peeps at the Life & Death between Chai exhibition at The Factory Cafe. Last Thursday saw a couple hundred people pack out The Factory Cafe for Kevin Goss-Ross, Gareth Bright and┬áCaitlin Fay Smith’s photography exhibition, Life &... Read More

Wear Durban

The winning designs from Interpret Durban have found their way onto T-shirts courtesy of O’neill and Street Scene. You can now wear your Durban pride on your chest.   If you have no idea what Interpret Durban is, firstly, shame on you, and secondly, you can read our article on the event here.   Now that that’s out the way, part of the event is a design competition that sees the best designs getting printed on T-Shirts and being... Read More

Asleep In Transit’s EP Launch

Saturday night saw The Factory Cafe hosting the Asleep In Transit EP launch. Joining them in the homely setting was Thomas Krane and Lace Guns. Matt Knight reviews the evening.   After the interview with Asleep In Transit last week, and having been out of Durban almost every weekend since Christmas, I was excited to get myself down to the EP launch this past Saturday. Being British and therefore having a heightened awareness of the weather,... Read More