Profiles

Caryn’s capturing life in the USA

Caryn’s capturing life in the USA

Passionate about conveying connections, love, joy, intimacy, movement and beauty in her work, South African-born photographer Caryn Scanlan (45) also pours her heart into helping and uplifting others. Allison Cooper reports.

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In the fast lane to promote South Africa

In the fast lane to promote South Africa

Veteran racing driver, Arnout Kok, is on an audacious mission to become only the second South African to race in the NASCAR Cup Series and, in the process, use the platform as a vehicle to promote the country. 
Saffa Mag’s Ockert de Villiers checked in with him.

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Kidnapped author Lorna Greyling: Choose faith not fear

Kidnapped author Lorna Greyling: Choose faith not fear

Despite living through the harrowing ordeal of her husband being kidnapped and held for ramson by Nigerian rebels, a major financial crisis that saw her lose everything, an armed robbery and two attempted hijackings, Lorna Greyling (44) still chooses faith over fear. By Allison Cooper

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Never give up! – Boxer – Chris van Heerden

Never give up! – Boxer – Chris van Heerden

A sense of guilt often interrupts his thoughts about his charmed life in California, but Chris van Heerden has to remind himself that his success was paid for by the sweat of his brow and the work of his hands. Ockert de Villiers reports.

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South Africa and beyond

South Africa and beyond

She was born and raised in Johannesburg, but now she keeps an eye on earth’s heartbeat from the “centre of the universe.” Dr Kerry Cawse-Nicholson is a leading scientist at NASA and Saffa Mag’s Izak du Plessis learned more about her remarkable work.

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