Hanging lights, Cape Town Society for the Blind

Hanging lights, Cape Town Society for the Blind

The next time you have to buy a gift for someone why not try and think of local businesses that you can support? There are tons of individuals and businesses close to home producing fantastic products, including a few of our very own Living Legends!

The KZN Society for the Blind not only sells wonderful off-the-shelf items like fabulous laundry bins and a wide assortment of handcrafted baskets, but they can also custom make products, which means that the sky’s the limit! Their sister company in Cape Town have a great array of contemporary products to give you an idea of the type of pieces that the Society of capable of producing.

And if you like the idea of ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ the Highway Hospice’s Silent Auction is just the thing for you! With a  huge array of vintage items up for grabs, there really is something for everyone. The next Hospice auction opens for bidding this Saturday, so get your gavels ready!

Or how about the beat of some African drums to get your heart racing? Over the years eThekwini Living Legends have honoured some wonderful local musicians, including the likes of Phuzekhemisi, Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s Joseph Shabalala and PJ Powers, all of whom are available on iTunes, Amazon or at your local music store. With our airwaves crowded with American pop we sometimes forget just how fabulous our South African bands are!