Op die stoep, the new Features category

Op die Stoep is the new Features category. Fun and Informative. Feature articles bridge the gap between entertaining story and straight information.

Features appeal to reader interests and include personal profiles; histories behind events or places, explorations of traditions, hobbies or local commercial concerns, interviews, book and movie reviews and restaurant reviews. They may also include in-depth reporting on a news event that takes a personal angle and goes wide of straight. Features are longer than news stories and are written like magazine articles, often with several photos.

Op die stoep

Op die Stoep = Features

Including –

  • Reviews – Book, Music, Car, Film and Theatre
  • Stoep and fireside stories – including humour
  • Profiles – Person, interview, event
  • Quizzes and Opinion poll
  • Vox populi – views from members of the public or experts
  • How-To
  • Fly on the wall – gossip
  • Backgrounder / A history of…

Any suggestions please ?


retired in luxury
relaxing on the beach while the cooks sort out the braai…

Is it NEWS or LIFESTYLE or OP DIE STOEP ?

Here’s an example

SUBJECT – “GOING OFF GRID with the new  TESLA SOLAR ROOF TILE”

NEWS – “South African entrepreneur Elon Musk has invented a new roofing tile called the Tesla solar roof tile which looks exactly like a traditional roof tile but is actually a Solar Panel Roof Tile”.

LIFESTYLE – “The recently developed Tesla solar roof tile can get you off grid while retaining the look and feel of a traditional roof. They are easy to install and look great.”

OP DIE STOEP – “Henrietta, a resident of Darling, has reroofed her house with Tesla solar roof tile and has been able to survive the harsh winter thanks to the savings of going off-grid.”


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One thought on “Op die stoep, the new Features category

  • November 8, 2017 at 20:28
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    Perhaps Carlo Viljoen as a guest for Op die Stoep?

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