Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Jason Kieck Designs hosts fashion event of the year, Hope of...

On Saturday November 11, Jason Kieck Designs hosted Port Elizabeth’s fashion event of the year at the Boardwalk Convention Centre. The theme of this year’s...

Port Alfred couple flies around the world in self-built aircraft

LOCAL couple Sylvia and Brian Foster have just returned from a 160-day trip around the world in an aeroplane they themselves built. The aircraft, a...

Kids leave their mark at Outdoor Focus

THE little ones from Tigger Tots had a fun and exciting day last Friday at Outdoor Focus and Kiddies Beach. Manager of Outdoor Focus, Renae...

EC police give safety tips as festive season approaches

THE Eastern Cape police have warned people that the festive season is not only synonymous with celebratory festivities, but also with crime. Spokesman Sergeant Majola Nkohli...

Holiday rentals for those with the big bucks

Some Cape Town pads go for R115 000 a day BEAUTIFUL weather, scenic views, white sandy beaches and luxurious villas – more than enough bait for...

Port Alfred’s latest hot spot – Tash’s Craft Bar

SITTING at Tash’s Craft Bar is like the feeling of suddenly seeing a tropical oasis in the Sahara Desert after you have been desperately...

West Beach litter meander

I MANAGE to drag myself out of bed on most days for a morning walk. Part of the route is what I consider one...

Rubber duck sport development open to all Ndlambe youth

TIME is gradually looming closer for the next Royal St Andrews Hotel Amanzi Challenge to take place in Port Alfred. Last year, history was made...

Gatsby brings in much needed funds for the NSRI

ALWAYS fond of dressing-up, the people of Port Alfred and surrounding areas came out in force to support the NSRI fundraiser at the Great...

Geostorm review: When meteorology turns malicious

Geostorm with Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish, Andy Garcia and Ed Harris. Directed by Dean Devlin. 3.5/5 AFTER a series of natural disasters threatened Earth,...

More than 1 000 toys knitted with love for PA children

IMAGINE the smiles and happy faces of 1 180 children. Next week imagination will become reality when Wilma Jurgensen alongside Port Alfred Child Welfare’s senior...

Zombies, ghouls and common variety barflies out for fright night

LITTLE PUB OF HORRORS: Kenny’s Pub went all out for a Halloween party last Saturday night, with Bianca Voogt using her make-up artistry to...

Teaching children safe swimming

LIFESAVING South Africa hosted children from a Durban primary school to a water and beach safety educational excursion on Wednesday. About 79 children from Athlone...

Amazing historical lace pieces depict anguish of WW1

LAST Thursday Richard Brooksbank treated the Lower Albany Historical Society to the extraordinary story of his great-grandmother, Louise Lienaux Vergauwe, who survived not only...

Helicopter man gets real wings

Flying high: Sky is the limit for creative Zimbabwean The remarkable story of Hendrick Chebanga, who built a life-size replica of a police helicopter in...

Travelling 80-year-old gran’s African odyssey

The tent she packed to use during her epic journey through Africa‚ has only been pitched twice since 80-year-old Julia Albu set off on...

Rhodes student selected to represent SA in Polocrosse World Cup

Rhodes University student Natalie MacLarty, 22, has been selected to represent South Africa in the Polocrosse World Cup in Australia in April 2019. Only...

Blacksmithing under spotlight at art fair

THE third annual Bathurst Art Fair (BAF), which takes place from November 4-5, is using the opportunity draw attention to the wonderful world of...

Bathurst woman realises dream of dance-inspired colouring books

BATHURST resident Marjory Wilson recently re-launched a dance-inspired colouring book in Ireland after being prompted by her daughter, Anne Wilson, who very much loved...

Joburg gets its first dagga coffee shop

In an ordinary building in an ordinary Joburg suburb is an extraordinary business. It's a coffee shop, but not of the caffeine variety. This...

New author launches story of forced courtships and urban hardships

THWALA, by Eve Clayton, is a fictional story that looks at the practice of ukuthwala – the abduction and forced marriage of young women...

Four of Eastern Cape’s top tourism destination within 30 km of...

“Port Alfred is truly the heart of the Sunshine Coast,” says Sunshine Coast board member Wessel Benson in reaction to the presentation of seven...

Watch: Cosplay, the growing subculture taking over SA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-BzspWiWho For some fans video games, comic books, merchandise and movies are not enough. They need to become the characters. In between the screens and stalls...

WATCH: The night ‘bride’ Thembisa Mdoda stole the show on Idols...

Thembisa Mdoda went from hosting Mzansi Magic's popular reality show Our Perfect Wedding to playing the bride on Idols SA - and fans were...

WATCH: Amazing drone footage of the annual Cape Town horse race...

TRADITIONAL horse races on a public road 60km outside Cape Town have been captured by drone footage for the first time. https://content.jwplatform.com/previews/32RBRU8C-oCqBX9WR The annual Mamre Wild...

Thank you for the breakfast, Halyards Hotel

THE Halyards Hotel offered one of their delicious breakfasts to Talk of the Town in celebration of our 21st birthday. Thank you, manager Freddie du...

7 ways to bring bees buzzing into your garden

Plant a bee-friendly plants to transform your garden into a bee haven. Did you know that to produce just 450g of honey, foraging bees need...

Swish Graze wine pairing evening a tasty affair

GRAZE by the River was graced with Mellasat Vineyards winemaker Stephen Richardson at the latest food and wine pairing last Saturday evening. Earlier that day,...

Witness to a century

ONE hundred and one years old and still going strong as the most senior resident in the Settlers Park Retirement Village, is Dr Jessie...

Fun and laughter at Lions Trivia evening

THE latest Lions Trivia evening was a barrel of laughs, with participating teams scratching their heads and submitting some wild guesses, in addition to...