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Ivan Trollip - African Artist

Ivan Michael Trollip was born in Pretoria, South Africa. He has enjoyed a rapid rise in popularity since he began painting full time in 1991. His studies include art courses in 1988 and 1989, followed by two years of study in life drawing. prior to that he trained in all facets of visual merchandising and artistic display.

This, coupled with years of practical experience as a landscape artist has given him the wonderful sense of perspective and composition found in all his oil and acrylic works. His subjects range from wildlife to abstract and florals, for which he is best known.

His love of the wild and his intimate knowledge of our local fauna and flora is combined with his own creative personality, resulting in a joyous celebration of colour, diversity and harmony in all his works.

Apart from a strong local following, Ivan has works in private and corporate collections in the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, Australia, Canada and Asia.

Springbok Flying Safaris

We are a full-service luxury adventure travel company providing classic propliner voyages throughout Africa, Europe and beyond.
Based at historic Rand Airport near Johannesburg, South Africa, we cater for discerning adventurers who want a no-compromise African experience. We provide for all your needs - from propliner and ground transportation, to accommodation and excursions. Our destinations and activities can be customised to meet the needs of any group - whether fact-finding or study, special interest, exploration or vacation.

Our founder Captain Flippie Vermeulen pioneered long-distance travel in Africa, and our crews are not only experienced in African and European aviation, but are familiar with local conditions throughout Africa. With our solid relationships and network of exotic destinations, we have the experience and ability to venture safely far from standard routes into the African interior.

Captain Flippie Vermeulen founded private propliner flying safaris in Africa. He initiated the South African Airways Historic Flight 15 years ago, and since then has proved that a team of highly skilled personnel can operate classic propliners in remote areas and on trans-ocean flights with perfect safety.
Captain Vermeulen is rated on nearly 100 different aircraft types, from antique biplanes to the latest Boeing 747-400 airliner. His aviation milestones include numerous propliner voyages from Cape to Cairo and beyond, as far as the North Cape of Norway and the United States of America.

Africa's vastness and diverse attractions can only be fully explored by our specialized tours. More than three times larger than Europe or the USA, Africa offers a breathtaking range of attractions, which are best discovered by air, and away from conventional routes.
Classic prop-liners are ideal for exploring Africa's scenic wonders at low altitude. Comfortably cruising above a coastline, river or mountain pass, your journey becomes as enjoyable as your destination. Migrating herds of elephant, rolling bushveld, towering mountain ranges, sand dunes, rivers, islands and geological features are all spectacularly revealed at low altitude.

On landing your journey of discovery continues - remote lakeshores and islands, intimate lodges and camps, awe-inspiring landscapes and wildlife, fascinating local history and culture.
We offer the ultimate African adventure - a specialised voyage of discovery by air for travellers wishing to experience authentic Africa. We have pioneered the use of classic propliners, combining the ambience of a bygone era with modern facilities and comforts, creating a discerning African experience which is rare to find.

We believe that to discover Africa's most fascinating secrets, we must leave behind well-beaten tracks and flight paths. However, at even the most remote locations, our guests stay in premier luxury lodges, hotels and camps, ensuring comfort and safety at all times.
Our flying safaris appeal to curious and energetic adventurers who will delight in discovering the real Africa. Our itineraries explore Africa's most spectacular scenery and wildlife, whilst our expert guides are steeped in the history, culture, wildlife and politics of each of the countries we visit.

With so much to see and do in Africa, we aim to leave you with memories for a lifetime.

The Couch Connexion

The Couch Connexion has for the last 8 years, successfully supplied the furniture industry with the highest levels of craftsmanship in the manufacturing of Leather and Fabric Couches. Quality Leather and Fabric couches, recliners, beds and accessories for the discerning purchaser.
We manufacture select and customised furniture at our factory in Wynberg, Johannesburg South Africa, and we have additional branches in Woodmead and Fourways.

All frames have a lifetime guarantee, with a two-year guarantee on cushions and stitching. All leather used is natural and from free-range animals.

Our factory is centrally situated so we are able to supply an ongoing backup service ,thereby extending the life of the products purchased from us.

Our factory staff are all employed under the best working conditions , surpassing all prescribed requirements, thus producing the best products, with a motivated and happy team of employees.


The Couch Connexion Corporate Solutions specialises in providing quality furniture solutions to Corporate Business, Interior Decorators, Hotels, Guest Houses and Lodges.

The Gateway Inn

Looking for accommodation in Louis Trichardt?

We invite you to our unique guesthouse - The Gateway Inn!


Located at the foot of the mysterious Soutpansberg mountains in the Limpopo province, The Gateway Inn is a new experience in guesthouse living.
This unusual inn is positioned close to national roads and stores, which makes for an excellent overnight stop or a laid-back breakaway. There are fifteen beautiful rooms which ensures a comfortable and private stay. The in-house restaurant boasts an array of local dishes and the cozy atmosphere will turn any meal into a feast. For the thirsty, the Philipolis Pub is just the remedy! Relax and enjoy!

The Gateway Inn also provides a venue for conferences, weddings, christenings and children’s parties. Everyone is welcome to come and celebrate their special occasion with us!

When you are looking for something different with all the comforts of home, The Gateway Inn is the perfect stop-over on your journey!

Domestic Gutters

Standard and Industrial sizes, Purpose-made Gutters & Downpipes, Barge Boards, Fascia Boards
Domestic Gutters offers the customer friendly and professional service for industrial as well as domestic guttering.

We operate with small squads, each under on-site supervision, and all our work is carried out fast and efficiently.
All quotes include keeping the premises livable and tidy at all times, and our job is only completed once all rubble material is removed.

We give a full comprehensive quotation, which details the intended scope of work for your approval.

Ageless Beauty Group

The Ageless Beauty Group of companies offers a vast array of services to salons, spa’s and clients in the beauty industry.

Training facilities in eyelash extensions and sunless tanning products – Ageless Beauty Academy

A range of quality products and equipment – Ageless Beauty Products

A range of quality treatments – Ageless Beauty Clinic

Over the years our client base has expanded from a distinct regional base to a national level across South Africa. We believe in building long term mutually beneficial relationships with all of our clients. For our business to be effective we ensure that our clients come first, we regard quality of product and service as paramount to our long term growth and survival.

In keeping with this philosophy we drive sustainable business improvement through applying the capabilities of all of our people to drive value for all stakeholders. By recognising our clients as the main stakeholder in our business and ensuring absolute client satisfaction we have increased our footprint significantly over the years and continue to grow.

Exec-Air - 21 years of professional service!

Service excellence-Enhanced customer satisfaction-Personal touch

Exec-Air (PTY) Ltd is a medium sized independent Air-conditioning & Refrigeration company. We pride ourselves on service excellence and enhanced customer satisfaction. We differentiate ourselves from large companies by adding the “Personal Touch” in all our customer liaisons.

Mission: Provide professional Air-conditioning and Refrigeration products and service excellence to discerning customers at an affordable cost.
Our competitive differentiation is that:

We are a medium sized company that is not planning any major expansion. This allows us to provide personalised services for enhanced customer interaction and satisfaction.

- The quality of our service and products is consistent.
- We guarantee our services and the reliability of our products.
- We provide fast after sales service.
- We have expert knowledge in all the Air-conditioning and Refrigeration industry disciplines.
- We have a well-trained, competent team with a low staff turnover; most of our employees have been with the company for over 10 years.
- Our loyal staff are proud to work for the company.

The niche that we occupy is working in close conjunction with select architects to design and provide functional and aesthetically pleasing solutions to their designs.

Fun-tastic Tours

Tailor made trips, just for you!

We provide professional service & true South African hospitality, so you can relax in luxury & comfort & enjoy every experience to the full!
When you visit our country, you expect a world class hotel service. Are you concerned that the transfer might not be up to your standards and expectations?
We are sure that your 3 main questions are:

Will I be picked up on time?
Will I travel safely?
Will I have a pleasant journey?

Let us tell you why we are the right people to do your transfers for you :

Will I be picked up on time?

Because we know the importance of first impressions, to be organized, on time, appropriately dressed and professional is non-negotiable.

Will I be driven safely?
Our vehicle is a VW Kombi 1.9TDi (T5) and each seat is fitted with a safety belt. The side windows are covered with safety film. The vehicle has all the legal licenses and permits (Road Transport Permit) as well as Passenger Liability Insurance. The owner drives the vehicle himself and all care is taken to put your client’s safety first.

Will I have a pleasant journey?
As qualified and experienced tourist guides, we fully understand the under-estimated value of being an ambassador, not only to South Africa, but also to your business. We are therefore more than just drivers.

We will provide you with interesting and relevant commentary on Geography, History, Heritage, Culture and Nature.
The vehicle is fitted with a PA System to ensure all the clients in the bus can hear the commentary clearly. On long trips (100 km’s +), complimentary drinks (water, fruit juice, cold drinks, beer and ciders) will be served.We are situated in Edenvale, a mere 20 minutes drive from Johannesburg International Airport. We regularly undertake tours for reputable companies such as Springbok Atlas, Thompson’s, Afri-Adventures, Iafrica, The Inside Edge and others and references can be provided.
Last but not least, you should have fun !

We firmly believe that the transfer is just as important as the stay itself and we will ensure a world class experience – a wow experience!

Services include:

Accommodation
Airport / Hotel transfers
Business packages
Half or Full day trips
Game drives / Safaris
Beach holidays
Diving holidays
Trophy hunting trips
Tailor made packages

Metspin cc

The company was established in 1986 as F.H Contracts by Helmut Marxer manufacturing metal furniture and metal spinning.

The demand for spun components was the primary reason for the change in direction from furniture to spinning.
There was a market need for special sizes and quantities of spinnings that at the time was not offered by other metal spinning companies.
In 1996 we changed the company's name to METSPIN cc so that the name would reflect the core business.
Over the years we have gained vast experience and expertise in the metal spinning field.

We have built up a reputation that has become synonymous with quality, accuracy, precision and craftsmanshipWe offer a complete service from prototype to production work. We can produce hand-spun components from 0.9mm to 1.2 mild and stainless steel and aluminium up to 3mm thick to a diameter 0f 1200mm.
We have expanded our capabilities recently with the introduction of a hydraulically assisted spinning lathe. We can now produce spinnings up to 1mtr in diameter from 3mm stainless steel.

In addition to hand and hydraulic spinning, we can offer a full support system for performing other operations such as trimming, beading, thread rolling, punching, machining, bending and all types of welding etc.
Fast lead times are possible because we design and manufacture the tooling in-house.We also hold a vast rang of tooling in house which can give us a head start over our competitors. Add the experience of our tool room staff who can quickly design any missing elements that may be required.

The Honest Solution

Puisano is the Sotho word for “communication” and implies an invitation to enter into dialogue, to talk to each other, to plan together, to work together and ultimately achieve together.
The Puisano Academy (Pty) Ltd is affiliated to the Puisano Business Development Group (Pty) Ltd.

Puisano is a registered training institute and academy with SETA (SETQUAA= Services

Education and Training Quality Assurance Authority) as an official service provider with reference decision number 1446.
We focus on personal development of employees, crime awareness and financial literacy training for the lower levels of employees up to middle management.

We are passionate about reducing employee crime, corruption, fraud, theft and/or other acts of employee dishonesty in the workplace. We would like to offer to business an alternative solution to employee dishonesty in the workplace. Success is only possible if all employees from the highest to the lowest levels are working together to STOP dishonesty in the workplace and ultimately in South Africa.
Make your employees part of the solution.
Dishonesty in the workplace is only possible because employees allow it to happen.


The Honest Solution is a campaign developed to benefit business and the employee and in the process all employees become responsible to stop employee dishonesty in the workplace.

What are the benefits to business?

Increased profits and reduction in internal losses.
Employees will add value to your business through improved work performance. (Productivity, customer service, time keeping, etc)
Reduction in security expenses.
Puisano is registered with the SERVICES SETA and as such business can claim back against skills levies.

How it will benefit the employee?


Personal development – Employees will strive to become the best they can be.
Financial freedom – They will learn how to manage their income.
They will feel good about themselves.
They will learn moral values and ethical principles.
They will become Champions in workplace and in their homes.

Badplaas Golf Club

Badplaas Golf Club lies at the foothills of Mpumalanga's Hlumu-Hlumu mountains.
The Golf Course is situated ± 7 km from Forever Resort (Aventura) Badplaas with unequalled panoramic views. This challenging 9-hole course is privately owned, ideally designed and built by Leon Rörich.

Restaurant – a la Carte - the “hidden gem”

We have a variety of meals on offer to suit all tastes.

Guesthouse
Our 4-bedroomed Guesthouse overlooks the stunning golf course and surroundings. The Guesthouse is fully equipped for self-catering and can be rented as individual rooms or as a Unit.

Clubhouse and Facilities
Fully licensed bar, DSTV, Cloak rooms, Halfway house, Restaurant – a la Carte, Pool table, Darts, Verandah.

We cater for conferences, functions and weddings on request.

The Orange Tail

The Orange Tail is an association of ex South African Airways crew (Cockpit and Cabin Crew) who flew during the previous century (1934-1999), when the SAA aircraft had orange tails.
This website has been developed to share news regarding the whereabouts of ex crew, photographs of the good old flying days comprising the faces and places we knew, the aircraft we served on, and the fun we had on board and abroad.

eMoyeni Air

Welcome Aboard eMoyeni Air, your full service private charter company. Our specialised operation is founded on the solid principle of taking care of our client's most discerning needs in private air travel.
Africa is a unique and special continent, and with it, it brings unique and special challenges to those navigating her skies, eMoyeni Air's crew of highly experienced pilots and fleet of aircraft are hand picked for thier ability to operate safely and efficiently throughout the Southern and central African continent.

Our crew have extensive experience operating throughout Africa, in a wide variety of mission roles, from VIP transport between major cities, to bush lodge transfers, into short unprepared bush strips and even medical evacuation into some of the most challenging terrain imaginable, to save a life.
The fleet of eMoyeni aircraft are also carefully selected to operate with maximum safety under the harsh conditions that this sub continent has to offer.

Please browse our site at your leisure and we are sure that you will find that we will be able to cater for your needs.

The Princess Project

An unusual idea, but (hopefully) one of great importance. I started the year with determination to REALLY make a difference in someone's life - Came up with the idea of sponsoring less privileged - (in fact they have nothing) - matriculants that long to feel like a princess at their matric farewell, but do not have the financial capacity to "get dressed" for the occasion.

The reality is that they do not attend a function, rather than feeling not 'fitting in'. The idea is:
Let's all donate ex-evening outfits / wedding dresses / ball gowns, matric farewell outfits (that don't fit anymore, and you don't anyway want to be seen in it ever again), etc

Somehow I think we’ll manage to organize dry-cleaning? I will make the utmost effort to ensure that dresses are lent to matriculants/students that are considerate and really will appreciate the effort - in fact - the idea is that all dresses must be returned, in order to build up a range for every shape & size. The commitment is to keep the garments in close to perfect condition.
A couple of friends also indicated that they would help with make-up, hair, dressing up, etc at an event

I will organize drop-off points or alternatively arrange collectionsHopefully if we get going early in the year, we will be able to make a princess's dream come true.
It's purely an inspiration, and any help in what ever way that you feel comfortable – it’s really appreciate. Any ideas / inspirations welcome!

Please assist in this wonderful? idea - it doesn’t involve a lot of effort - only the inspiration of giving
PLEASE FORWARD TO ANYONE YOU KNOW THAT WOULD CONSIDER GETTING INVOLVED – pay it forward.
This is a non-profit charity project and hopefully we can make it work.

The Dance Warehouse

The Dance Warehouse is a place where young and old meet to forget the daily stresses and hangups, and just enjoy life the way it should be. A vibey, trendy, comfortable atmosphere, where you leave all your inhibitions outside and dance the night away.

The Dance Warehouse offers private and group ballroom and latin dance lessons with professional dance instructors.
We've been teaching dancing for the past 11 years in our dance studio in Kensington, Johannesburg. We Specialise in Beginners, Advanced and Wedding Couples.

Our belief is that if you can hear a beat you can Dance, if your Soul can feel the Music, then you can Dance, if you can walk, You can Dance!

Welcome to Financial, Tax & Payroll Services

We are a registered accounting firm based in Centurion South Africa, delivering accounting services for the full spectrum ranging from the private individual to the large corporate company.
Financial, Tax & Payroll Services provides a service of keeping accurate and concise accounting records for individuals, small to medium businesses, as well as the corporate company.

We focus on taking the strain of the every day administration of the business out of your hands so that you as business owner can concentrate on closing the deals and making profit. Our services include the collecting of your original documentation, capturing the information on accounting software, or by hand (as you require), and ensuring relevant documentation and reports are ready for you (as and when you require), as well as the Sale, Training and Support of the QuickBooks Accounting & Payroll software range of products.

- General Accounting Services, Income Tax, Payroll and all registrations
- Monthly bookkeeping services including profit and loss statements.
- VAT returns and all other Statutory Obligations

We make it possible to outsource your financial departments overall needs. We are capable of handling debtors, creditors, payroll, general ledger, internal audit if so required.

Minimise staff overheads by enlisting the aid of a registered accountant to oversee your fiscal requirements.
Customized Accounting for legal practices. Full reconciliation of the trust accounts with trust debtors and supply of the transfer schedules

Please contact us or send us an email regarding QuickBooks products and your bookkeeping, accounting, tax and administration requirements today.

Trading Spaces Properties

We are a dynamic Real-Estate Agency, based in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa Please enjoy browsing our selection of homes for sale or to rent on this site, and contact us if you are interested in a specific property. You can use the following search function to search for any property on our website, or scroll down the page for more offers and services.

Roldao Construction

We are general building contractors with experience in commercial projects varying from shopping centres to lodges, difficult commercial while trading renovations and public buildings.

We have completed projects in South Africa and various neighbouring states.

A list of recently completed projects is included for your information. Should you require any further details on ourselves, please do not hesitate to contact us.

SkyHigh Tandems

Contact SkyHigh Tandems at 076 055 7273

info@skyhightandems.co.za

A Tandem jump is a one on one skydive where you are "attached", with a special harness to an instructor, and therefore is the quickest way to experience freefall. No training necessary, you are simply attached by a special harness to a qualified tandem master (TM). You enjoy the ride and the TM does all the work.

Tandem jumping is the easiest way to enjoy this experience of a lifetime.
You will both exit the aircraft and freefall for about 40 seconds at a speed of 120 mph at which time the instructor will pull the ripcord to deploy a parachute that is specifically designed for two people. You will then assist the instructor in guiding the parachute to an on-target landing at the drop zone. The training for a tandem jump takes approximately 5 minutes and is taught at the drop zone.
To do a Tandem Skydive you must get parental permission if you are younger than 18.

You must weigh no more than 100 kgs. If you exceed our recommended weight limit, call for additional information.

Facilities include lecture rooms, accommodation in the bunkhouse, free camping facilities, hot and cold showers, swimming pool, bar, canteen, braai facilities, plenty of secure parking and a weekend you'll never forget !!!

Life Images Photography

Wedding Photographer, Children's Photographer in Pretoria

I am based in Pretoria, and operate in the surrounding areas including Johannesburg, Centurion and Hartebeespoort. I am also able to offer services in Badplaas. Services include weddings, portraits, parties and other special events. Photography is not “work”, it’s a passion and one that I strive to perfect on a daily basis.
Being invited into your homes and lives to record and preserve these special moments in time, is an honour I value and look forward to.

Be sure to check back here regularly for new additions to the site and various special offers available.
Also take some time to have a look at our friends on this site. From time to time I will partner with them and have special offers in conjunction with them.

New Beginnings Montessori School

New Beginnings Montessori School is an inspiring learning environment devoted to the advancement of all children whose parents/guardians share our vision.

Motivated by our desire to offer all children an educational program that enables them to reach their full potential, New Beginnings provides an inclusion program. Part of the daily curriculum is an individual program called New Beginnings – The development of learning ability.

New Beginnings Montessori School was established in Saxonwold, Johannesburg March 2001. The school is a multi-cultural inclusive community dedicated to promoting quality Montessori education. We aim to lead and guide children into becoming integrated, independent, fully functioning adults who will be instrumental in the future development of Our Country.

Our school is an inspiring learning environment devoted to the advancement of all children whose parents / guardians share our vision. In the classrooms the children work together in ever changing peer groups, regardless of gender, ability or ethnicity. This allows children to work at their own pace without feeling superior or inferior to their peer group.

JAD Tiling

Gouveia Tiling Projects t/a Jad Tiling and Jad Marble & Mosaic. Some of the services and products we offer are Tiling, Plastering, Wall Cladding, Granite and Marble Vanities and Kitchen tops. Welcome to our website!We are specialists in our field and pride ourselves on our excellent workmanship and professionalism which sets us above the average company in our industry. We operate across the Commericial and Residential markets.


Enjoy our website and feel free to contact us.

Member of the Gauteng Master Builders AssociationProjects

Commercial and residential mainly in an around Gauteng. Specifically: Shopping Centres, Office Blocks, Car Show Rooms, Industrial and Warehouses, Apartments Blocks, Residential across the spectrum, Hotels, Clinic, College.

Products

Plastering (rendering )

External and Internal
Screeding
Technique plastering
Moulding – Corbelling, Chimneys & Fireplace surrounds

Tiling

Wall & Floor Tiling - Marble, Travertine, Slate, Sandstone, Ceramic and Porcelain
Wall cladding
Fire place surrounds
Decorative floor patterns
Wall & Floor Mosaic
Mechanical fixing (wall cladding)

Environ Health E-Cig

Environmentally Friendly Smoking Devices and Products

Welcome to E-Cig, the electronic cigarette. A healthier way to smoke, and even to stop smoking!
Ever heard the saying "Best thing since sliced bread" well now here's something that truly is. A product so great it deserves it's own parking space. The Environ Health E-Lux is an electronic version of the every day, frequently consumed, love of many, Cigarette.
The very product that has creeped into many of our lives and left it's mark. The mark of unhealthiness, the mark of unhygienic, the mark of "Please Sir this is a non smoking area".

So what makes this product any different to the conventional way of smoking?

It is safe to smoke anywhere, anytime without harming the environment or any individuals.
There is no risk of any disease commonly associated with Smoking such as Cardio Vascular Diseases, Cancer, respiratory decline etc. Cost saving of up to 50% on your monthly smoking budget. A real opportunity to STOP SMOKING.

How does it work
It’s simple really, the device consists of the following; an airflow activated battery, a vaporizing unit and a nicotine cartridge. Each cartridge (available in various strengths and flavours) is dosed with nicotine drops. Once airflow passes through the battery unit it activates the vaporizer that atomizes the nicotine and converts it into a scentless vapour inhaled by the user.

The nicotine in the vapour is absorbed into the body and satisfies the smoker's physical and mental needs that would normally be satisfied by a normal cigarette, but the user is now no longer exposed to the harmful substances contained in cigarettes, i.e. Tar, Paper Smoke, Chemicals, Fertilizers etc. Just vapour containing the oh-so-important nicotine that smokers are addicted to, accompanied by the habit of sucking on a stick that creates clouds of grey and white every time they inhale and exhale.

Simple, supply and demand, the demand for a safer, healthier, less expensive form of smoking is phenomenal. Green is after all the new Black, everyone is trying to live better, cleaner, environmentally friendly lives and this product gives them that opportunity.

The Dakota Lodge

Experience the ambience of an old bygone era with modern facilities. The Dakota Lodge is the first Guest House establishment at the Rand Airport and the first in South Africa with an aviation theme, specifically to honour the venerable Douglas DC-3, DAKOTA.
The Dakota Lodge is part of the new development onto the original Hangar 5 at Rand Airport.

Construction of the three story development has been ongoing for the last year and includes additional office space for our charter company, Springbok Classic Air, modern workshops for our maintenance organisation, Springbok Aviation Services, and briefing and lecture facilities for our flight school, Springbok Air Academy.
The Dakota Lodge has been designed by the architect Tienie Grobler of the well known Pretoria architect company Heyn Associates which has won numerous design awards over the last couple of years.

Captain Flippie Vermeulen, the owner of The Dakota Lodge, as an active pilot with South African Airways has been staying in some of the worlds best hotels over the last 40 years and has as such ensured the design of the rooms met ALL of the requirements which ensure a pleasant and convenient stay.
The unique, open plan design of the public areas and stairs, offer an unrestricted view into the main hangar where rare aircraft such as the flagship DC-3, Dakota, The Flying Springbok, of Springbok Classic Air, the PBY Catalina and many other vintage planes can be seen.

Conveniently situated at Rand Airport, the Dakota lodge offers 24 en-suite rooms. Each room features a historic aviation theme with a beautiful view, from the Johannesburg Down Town area in the west, to the Suikerbosrand in the south.

The Art Company

Fine Art and Framing specialist consultants. The Art Company is owned and personally managed by Jacqui McCann, who has more than 15 years experience in both the international and national art industry. This valuable experience has equipped her to build up a reputable name in the local markets.
The Art Company’s framing services are currently being utilised by some of South Africa’s prestigious hotel groups and developers, other clients include the creative industry where the larger advertising agencies retain The Art Company as the preferred framer for their entire client portfolio.

On the creative front, The Art Company ensures a display of professional and creative skills in line with global framing and art standards, this having been the result of Jacqui’s training with the corporate giant ‘The Disney Group’ in the USA.
The Art Company prides themselves in the fact that they are foremost service orientated and professional, offering services such as:

• Professional advice on art requirements and framing
• Attractive pricing policy to Corporate Clientele
• Impeccable delivery and installation services

Quality and Service

The Art Company understands the complexities and time constraints involved with the manufacture and installation of artwork, and guarantee’s the best materials and craftsmanship.
The excellent service, quality and integrity are trademarks of this business.

netUP Secure Data Switching Services

netUP Secure Data Switching provides secure host-to-host data transmission, aimed at small to large businesses.
We provide secure automated connectivity, robust and dedicated systems to suit our clients' requirements. Our solutions have no geographical dependency, and we provide a web-based front-end for our clients, supported by a client-facing Call Centre. With security of your data as our primary concern, our systems have stringent security and monitoring features encorporated such as profiles based on defined business needs, time based transfers sessions, Audit Logging and recording, Connection Login/Logout, File Access Monitoring and Distributed Reporting.

If you would like to know more about our secure host-to-host connection solutions for your small-to-medium business, please Contact us, or Sign Up to register your details on our database, and we will contact you to design a specialised solution for your business connectivity requirements.

Modderfontien Montessori Pre-school

Set in a safe tranquil country environment, where the children benefit from individualized attention, respect and love.

A Montessori education promotes:
Love of learning
Concentration
Self-discipline
Sociability in joyful work
Mutual aid and cooperation

The school is open from 7am to 5:30pm

Modderfontien Montessori Pre-school caters for:

Babies from 4 months to 2 years of age
Toddlers from 2 years to 3 years of age
Pre-school from 3 years to 6 years of age
Half day or full day facilities
Holiday care programme

Full day children receive a healthy cooked meal, fruit and mid afternoon snack

We offer:

Qualified, dedicated Montessori teachers and care givers, and all teachers are SACE registered and have first aid certificates
Daily record keeping for babies
Parent meetings
Excellent security
Extra-curricular activities
Superb facilities and fully equipped to suit every age group
A vegetable garden maintained by the children
An eco friendly school
Our Mission Statement

Based on the philosophy and methodology of Maria Montessori we are committed to provide high quality childcare and early childhood education. To cultivate a life-long love of learning in our children and inspire them to realize their full potential while enjoying life’s journey and positively contributing to the world around them.

Our responsibility is to nurture, guide, educate and prepare the child to become a happy and independent adult. To nourish the child’s spirit, imagination, creativity and intellect by providing a safe, nurturing environment where every child’s emotional, physical and social needs are respected and fulfilled.
The school environment is designed around the needs of the young child, staffed by credentialed Montessori teachers and their trained classroom assistants.

Carta HR

CARTA was established in 2009 with the aim of focussing on high value niche areas of Human Resources (HR), that were not being adequately catered for by existing service providers. The focus of the business is on innovative and customer driven solutions, underpinned by leading edge technology platforms where relevant.
CARTA aims to develop open and sustainable relationships with client organisations, through a sound understanding of key business drivers impacting the organisation.

Where necessary, CARTA is able to draw on a network of subject matter experts, in order to ensure that all client needs are catered for.
CARTA is headed up by Andrew Duffy, who has over 15 years experience in the HR environment. During this period he has operated at senior levels in both generalist and specialist roles, primarily within the financial services environment.
Andrew completed his MBA (cum laude) at Wits Business School in 2007, and wrote his research report on “Defining and Sourcing Talent in South African Financial Institutions”, for which he received a distinction. This research provided many of the initial ideas for the establishment of CARTA.

New and Innovative business model
Based on referral principle - best source of talent is via personal referrals
Focus on candidate quality, fast turnaround times and competitive fees (50% of current market norms)
Referrers and candidates are financially incentivised
Web-based online exit interviews
Online mentor management program
Online evaluation of onboarding process
Recruitment process and strategy evaluation
HR strategy
Talent acquisition and management
Workforce planning
Employment value proposition/branding (EVP)
Psychometric assessment strategy
Exit interviews
HR procurement and vendor optimisation
HR Outsourcing

Crystal Wave air-conditioning

Crystal Wave is an independent, medium-sized air-conditioning company that specializes in the design, installation and repair of air-conditioners for both the domestic and light commercial markets.
The company is structured in such a way that we are able to offer member involvement on all our projects. This leads to effective communication and problem resolution.

We support LG and GREE as brands due to the fact that LG and GREE offer hi-quality products at reasonable prices, supported by an excellent warranty. In addition we are able to offer the customer a choice on various other brands such as Samsung and Hi-Super.

Located on the West Rand we are able to offer our services throughout Gauteng as well as outside the area on selected projects. Satisfied customers include: Christ Embassy, Primi Piati, Cumm Klein Handel, MTN stores, NND-24 and many more.

Our Staff are highly qualified and take pride in their work.
Sales
- LG,Samsung,HiSuper
- Split Units
- Cassettes
- Hide-Aways

Installations
- Home & Office
- Wine Cellars
- Computer Rooms


Repairs & Service
- All Brands
- Maintenance
- Fast & Effective

Other Information
- Inverter Technology
- BTU & Room Size
- Installation Photos

The Pathway Tour

The 2010 Inaugural Golf Playing School, with the mission to produce complete, confident golfers, aspiring to elevate to the main tours. No better confidence is acquired than through earning. Our goal is affordable membership based on the comparative costs in the USA, allowing talented golfers the same benefits in SA without having to travel to the USA.
Essentially we are a playing college where our membership creates a proper playing identity, allowing for a generous purse and and ethic of earning money through the season and directing the player in a formal organised playing atmosphere,in effect each player empowers himself through earnings through the season and hence the ultimate yardstick of your performance.

We are focussed on assisting with your decision through the season as to where you need to improve technically and mentally.

Harbies Parties

No hassle – No fuss – Just good memories of an unforgettable event!
In a land far far away, lived a king with his beautiful queen. Their royal duties kept them very busy and they desperately needed assistance with the planning of the prince and princess’s birthday party. They knew that only the best was good enough for their children, so who did they call? HARBIES!!!!

Party Hire
Kiddies Plastic Chairs
Kiddies 4 Seater Plastic Tables
Table Cloths (Yellow, Red, Lilac, Blue, Green, Orange, Pink, Black, White, etc)
Overlays (Standard Colours)
Themed Overlays (Clowns, Mickey & Minnie, Tinkerbell, Spiderman, Fairies, Barbie, Pirates, Barney, Butterflies, Winnie the Pooh, etc)
Jumping Castles
Water Slides

Midrand Gearbox

Specialists in Gearbox and Diff supplies and repairs

Gearbox and Diff Centre Midrand have been in the industry for 22 years. We are leaders in the supply of and reconditioning of all makes of manual transmissions and differentials from the smallest vehicle, SUV’s, LDV’s , 4 x 4’s and trucks.
We also carry a large range of spare parts We are one of the largest importers of manual transmissions and differentials in the country and supply many of our competitors with stock, making our prices extremely competitive.

We strive for service excellence and quality of workmanship is of the highest standard.
The company started in 1988 and has a staff complement of highly trained mechanics 2 of which are highly experienced truck mechanics. Our client base ranges not only from South Africa but our neighbouring countries including Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Zambia.
We currently also supply large quantities of stock to many other transmission repair and exchange centres.

It is highly unlikely that our competitors can either match or beat our prices because of the large range of stock we carry.
This however does not compromise our quality of workmanship and we offer a comprehensive guarantee on all units exchanged or repaired. We are also passionate about our customers and after-sales service. Turn-around time on repairs and exchange units is a priority and barring unforeseen circumstances is normally 24 to 48 hours if doing a repair or fitment.

Our company mission is :-

Quality products at a very reasonable price.
After-sales service and complete customer satisfaction. Fast and reliable delivery and collection. Complete passion, pride and product satisfaction. Employee satisfaction. We employ only the best in their field and ensure that they are well taken care of. Unhappy staff can only lead to bad workmanship, something we do not tolerate.

Featherfoot Bouviers

Welcome to Featherfoot Bouviers!

We hope you enjoy browsing our web site. Here you can meet our beautiful family of Bouviers of whom we're so proud. There's lots of great photos and links to their family trees. You can also find out about current and future litters!
About Featherfoot

My love affair with the Bouvier des Flandres started in 1979 when I acquired my first Bouvier bitch from a German couple that I knew and visited frequently at the time.Her name was "Casandra" but unfortunately she was stolen out of my garden when she was 8 months old - and after months of searching - she was never seen again. I acquired my second Bouvier bitch in 1985 when my eldest son was eight months old and she was 8 weeks old - her name was A'Bijoux. A couple of months later I was looking through the newspaper when I came across an advert where someone was looking for a home for an 18 month old male Bouvier.
To cut a long story short, I telephoned and acquired their address and I went the very next day and collected "Casper" - who had gained an unfavourable reputation with his previous owners of being an aggressive and uncontrollable dog.

At this time most people thought I had lost my mind with me wanting to adopt this so-called "aggressive" dog and the fact that I had a very young child who was not even walking yet.
The night I went to collect Casper was a cold and rainy night. When I arrived at the address to collect him - there was no-one at home - just the domestic helper with a note from the owners apologizing that they could not be there but I could just load up the dog and take him away if I wanted him.
From the moment I brought Casper into my home until the day I put him down in 1997 from old-age at 12 years old - I never, ever experienced one moment of aggression with this dog. In fact I witnessed more acts of bravery and love from this dog than I ever thought I would be blessed enough to ever experience. He made it his life's work to protect me and by this stage my 2 young children. Casper will ALWAYS be remembered in the very deepest corner of my heart and he will always be my FIRST BOUVIER HERO.

In the meantime A'Bijoux - now 4 years old, developed a cancerous tumor which had attached itself to her heart. We had her operated on and the tumor removed and for almost a year after the operation she seemed to be recovering well - then suddenly one day she became very ill again and on further investigation the Vet informed me that her liver had collapsed and I decided that it was time to let her go - there was no use in prolonging her suffering - so after many tears and heartache in 1990 I had no choice but to put her to sleep. There was nothing else that could be done to give her a quality life any longer.

It was not until 2003 that we acquired our next Bouvier bitch "Orca". A year later we acquired "Serene". Since then our Bouvier family has grown from 2 to 7. In 2005 we imported a male from Kennel av Asvidr in Norway and in 2006 we imported 2 females from Kennel v.d. Vanenblikhoeve in Holland.
Our dogs are from World Winning Champion bloodlines and we have puppies available from time to time to "approved homes". All our puppies are innoculated / dewormed / micro-chipped and eye tested and given the full bill of health before leaving our kennel.

2IC - Practical Superconsciousness

This is my contribution to the new age, the living web site...Quality Consciousness. P
lease use the search facility at the top right hand corner of this page to find what it is you may be looking for, as this website is as large as a metaphysical book.

Invisible Innovations - Is England, UK based and takes the new age to a new level personally and for corporate, it goes where the demand is for Emotional Intelligence and Spiritual Synergy, it’s derived from the (Clark Wilkerson) Hawaiian Huna system of philosophy. Neil is a Christian and was drawn to Huna by distinct similarities in the two systems and whose life and work is shaped by both as a life ethic.

(A training course of one year duration (12 modules) was competed in 1986/7 as a Kahuna by licensed trainers).


Neil is a native of Birmingham, England, (Moseley actually), and has travelled extensively on various assignments in his life to date - the most notable of these being South Africa for many years.
Find Neil Tighe on Facebook and you can link up with me there.

Consultations:Neil also offers a personal mental/emotional one-on-one clearing/releasing session. This is now available to those seeking to clear away blocks and provide a release from the past. This effectively addresses the root causes for problems such as repeat negative cycles, irrational harbouring of lower emotional issues, complexes and fixations (ie guilts & fears). Greening People® - No not making Martians or frogs!
On a lighter (green) note, we are so concerned about "greening" the planet that it makes no sense if we do not "green" ourselves with it.

And especially if you're in the Green Industry your employees should be able to demonstrate the talk of the industry, it's time to set new standards of personal green hearted quality and it starts with the people in it.
After all the concerns for the planet do come from a common sense attitude and heart-centred-consciousness with an appreciation of what's at stake, do you think that for an individual the risks are any the less?

This life concerns itself with attitude correction and what the ramifications are when you become unresponsive or non-cognizant about yourself (mentally/emotionally) or your human interactions (type/quality), which impact into your environment (green planet) - it's all physically/materially related folks.
What do I have to Offer?...

(Go to the Services Tab to view talks/lectures/workshops etc)

And...
This is the Nexus Point Where Personal Effectiveness Contributes to Business Effectiveness
Emotional Self Management is currently under estimated aswell as under valued life skill tool essential for a more fully functional person. Once the skills are learnt the main groups of fixations & complexes associated with emotional poor performance are progressively reduced in quantity and intensity allowing the individual to start functioning confidently, laterally, positively, constructively, objectively, intellegently, co-operatively, rationally and logically.

With the global economic downturn still affecting businesses it is difficult to remain alive let alone compete successfully in the current financial hurricane. It’s easy for the big corporations with their human resource departments and industrial psychologists to snap up the very best talent on the market and employ them as professionals increasing or at least maintaining their place in the market.
We all want the best performers on the job, we all want that much more out of our people and most of us choose talent that has the training/experience or is intelligently trainable. But ever stopped to consider that there is a relationship between emotional intelligence and performance.

Did you ever consider the fact that a highly qualified professional with (hidden) emotional problems will sabotage themselves exactly the same as anyone else. That no amount of qualifications, high-end motivation or experience can compensate for emotional issues that arise to the surface at an untimely phase of your life.
It has become apparent that people who are emotionally “cleared” are better achievers because they perform better and the morale is higher. Toyota Motor manufactures were famous at one point in their business for not allowing people to speak negatively on their factory premises. In some industries you are not allowed to make a criticism without at least three solutions to the problem that you’re voicing.

Well it is the same for us as individuals, some companies only employ people that are the ‘right stuff’ emotionally – psychometric testing is one example. But, does it go far enough? As it only evaluates certain characteristics of how you are on the day and likely behavioural patterns under certain conditions.
In a large beverage firm, using standard methods to hire division presidents, 50% left within two years, mostly because of poor performance. When they started selecting based on emotional competencies such as initiative, self-confidence, and leadership, only 6% left in two years. Furthermore, the executives selected based on emotional competence were far more likely to perform in the top third based on salary bonuses for performance of the divisions they led: 87% were in the top third.

In addition,division leaders with these competencies outperformed their targets by 15 to 20percent. Those who lacked them under-performed by almost 20% (McClelland,1999).
Everyone knows that a motivated work force is a happy one, but there are many dynamics that can affect this, being a good employer/boss is the first step, the next thing is how and what you attract into your business – RIGHT! That goes for staff and the clients. This is about the one and only place where the ‘law of attraction’ works as it was designed to. "Please quote me". It is reassuring to know that in order to maintain a fully functional personal self and workforce (or team) around you that is motivated and effective there are ways and means available to accomplish this. Many industries function this way or similarly already.

One of the foundations of emotional competence -- accurate self-assessment -- was associated with superior performance among several hundred managers from 12 different organizations (Boyatzis, 1982).
What is this about? The philosophy is simple; get to the problem before the problem gets to you. We all have them, and it’s a risk to your business as to what you have already have employed that manifests itself in many surreptitious problems at the work place. People tend to hide certain issues that they can’t afford to let out anywhere else and these can be played out where people of the same issues are attracted to the same arena – YOUR BUSINESS.

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