Lockdown heats up SA’s libidos

Lockdowns are helping us get in touch with our sensual side

Cricket: A sport at war with itself

Cricket SA’s hearings have shone a valuable light on injustice in the sport

Behind the rise of online art auctions

Virtual auction sales catch fire, bringing in a new demographic of buyers

FILM: Behind SA’s sleeper horror hit

‘Fried Barry’ has won kudos far afield — but it’s a miracle it even got made

Hiking: Desperately seeking cedars

With just 13,500 of these particular trees left in the world, it’s a journey well worth taking

BOOKS: Covid and the unexpected truth of a fragile globe

Lewis deciphers what the pandemic says about the quality of today’s leaders

Inside the true crime zeitgeist

A golden era of podcast detectives has led to cold cases being solved

The fantastic four of podcasts

True crime, amateur social anthropology or history — you’re spoilt for choice

The hidden power of street names

While protesters rage at the changes, few know the stories behind road names

Vaccinations: the get rich quick prick

Poor South Africans — no-one offers us pickled herring in the Pfizer queue

TV series to watch right now

As an escape from tedious Zoom meetings, not to mention gloomy news footage, you’ll probably be itching to find, and binge on, a great new series or two

How Woolworths got left in the dust by Sixty60

The good, the bad and the embarrassing of SA’s delivery services

Wonderbag bags carbon credits

The Wonderbag helps address climate change and empowers rural women

READ | Financial Mail Travel: Finding the wide open spaces

Be sure to travel mindfully and consider those destinations where space is guaranteed

RESTAURANTS: A peech of a pop-up

Lockdown hasn’t been easy for SA’s chefs — but Candice Philip prevailed

Art auctions: going, going, gone ... online

Auctions are now a digital occasion — with far more potential buyers