#alienadventures: Hungry? Try the Leopard – Andrea Burgener’s new eatery in Jozi

Andrea Burgener and food go together like hot toffee pudding and ice cream – her food is familiar, comforting, unpretentious,  deceptively simple but always with a deliciously decadent (or quirky) twist. For those who have never had the pleasure, Andrea was the founder of the very popular Deluxe restaurant, first in Richmond and then later … Continue reading

#alienadventures: 2 countries, 3 cities in 1 week #Zara #NokiaWorld

So next week is rather busy. Besides getting the invitation to sit on a panel discussion at the Nokia World global conference, I received another call from ZARA (who are finally opening in SA in the next couple of months) to visit their HQ and see their operations…all in the same week. Who doesn’t want … Continue reading

#alienadventures: what surprises the Dalai Lama about humanity?

The Dalai Lama, when asked what surprised him most about humanity, answered: “Man. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live … Continue reading