Brett Ladds is more than just your accomplished chef with a long list of celebrities that he has cooked for. He cheffed and assisted in the coordination of the 1994 Inauguration of President Mandela. He personally managed the presidential guesthouse and served as executive chef under Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki. His recent book titled 'Mandela Appreciation Club' documents his amazing experiences, many of which he shares with Gareth here.

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The talk and hype around cryptocurrency may have died down in recent months, but it is still a fascinating concept. Nobody describes this better than Simon Dingle, who has just written a book on the subject, along with the brilliance of blockchain and other pressing financial matters that affect our modern lives.

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TV personality, businesswomen and actress Lorna Maseko joins Gareth for an interesting catch up. She has just had the pleasure of experiencing the world's largest cruise ship, something she says has to be seen to be believed. She also talks about single life, how her friend Bonang is getting on, and how she is loving life in general right now.

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Ten years ago Rosie Motene embarked on a journey of self discovery. In the process she began to document her life experiences and attempted to tackle some of her inner demons and personal issues, which she's now released in her autobiography 'Reclaiming The Soil - A Black Girl's struggle to find her African self'. Gareth discusses the cultural confusion and emotional roots that have made up her new offering.

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The evolution of musician Nakhane is one that fascinates Gareth. Hot off the heels of his European tour and the saga surrounding 'Inxeba: The Wound', Nakhane shares some of the lessons he's had to learn recently - from how fearless he is, individualism, and what he's dubbed "the ego of heterosexuality"... he opens up in this thought-provoking interview.

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Candice, Craig and Job from the Urban Culture Drive team join Gareth in studio to talk about their show and the diverse personalities that make up their crew. They are currently standing in for Arye Kellman on CliffCentral, but they are so much more than just a replacement team.

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With a successful, colourful career that spans decades, Mam'Sibongile Khumalo has taken up the task of celebrating the life of Bra Hugh Masekela in a new show at the Joburg Theatre. She chats to Gareth about this exclusive performance alongside Thandiswa Mazwai, before getting into growing up in a musical family and her journey in the music industry. The legend who self-admittedly eavesdrops on conversations on Facebook, also explains why she strives for excellence not perfectionism, what awards mean to her, her advice for young talent and so much more.

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We all have some sort of daily challenge in life, but few deal with something as obvious as Gareth Mason. Gareth is most known for his dwarfism, but the determination and resilience shown throughout his young life is nothing short of inspiring. Gareth and Gareth talk about his love for sport, some interesting daily challenges and his YouTube channel.

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Growing up in Hillbrow in the 1960s, John Hunt was able to experience a part of South African society than none of us can really comprehend. This time in his life has inspired his latest book, 'The Boy Who Could Keep A Swan In His Head'. He and Gareth discuss the novel, and why reading is still such a vital part of life.

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South African-born artist Adam Broomberg has a very different take on the world as we think we know it. In SA currently for a new exhibition at the Goodman Gallery called 'Bandage the Knife not the Wound', Gareth chats to him about how he made his way into the industry, the state of photography today with the rise of the smartphone, and what privacy means in the greater scheme of things.

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