Thursday, September 24, 2020

Vote for Port Alfred lady who could be the face of...

Local lady, Beatrix Bissett is one of the top 40 finalists, chosen from over 60,000 women, in the 10th year of the Sarie Voorbladgesig...

Olive Pike 100th birthday celebration – one hundred not out

Olive Pike (nee Dugmore) recently celebrated her 100th birthday with family and a few friends. The originally planned celebration, like many other important events including...
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WATCH: No showers? No sweat – gyms glad to reopen after...

Gyms across SA were allowed to reopen on August 18 2020 as the country entered lockdown level 2. CrossFit Cyprium in Randburg, Johannesburg was...

First evening out in five months – Kenny’s Pub and Sports...

For all those who have longed to get out of the house and socialise, Tuesday afternoon and evening was a boon with pubs and...

Recipes to share – Savoury Scones

These little savoury morsels are the kind of eats that you can definitely not have just one of. They are easy to make and...

Bringing back the drive-in

Galileo Open air Cinema brought back the drive-in to Rondebosch, Cape Town while keeping their movie- goers secure and providing an opportunity for them...

Liquor stores expecting bottlenecks ahead of booze ban

Liquor stores throughout South Africa are expecting bottlenecks after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the ban on alcohol sales would be lifted at midnight tonight, for level 2 of...
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Elephants at a watering hole in Addo

Addo Elephant National Park was a popular place to visit on National Women's Day on Sunday August 9. And visitors were blessed with sightings...

BOOK REVIEW: The other side of 80 by Wendy Barker

This is Wendy Barker’s third book of poetry and the second I have reviewed, and this one gives an insight into the thoughts of...
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A perfect day for kite surfing at Cannon Rocks

Monday was a gusty day, and being a public holiday, was the perfect opportunity for kite surfers to hit the water at Cannon Rocks...

Recipes to share – Meringues

Today’s recipe is the versatile meringue. Easy to make and lends itself to numerous desserts. You can make them as big or small as...

Can transcendental meditation help you during these stressful times?

During these times, when health is a major concern of people all around the world, it is important that we learn to control our...

Recipes to share – Apple Pudding

Today’s recipe is a baked apple pudding which has been one in my family’s most-made recipes over the years. It is easy, delicious and...

National Arts Festival vFringe Online Platform for The Arts to Stay

Virtual entertainment is coming of age during the National lockdown; a chance for new talent to get exposure The Virtual National Arts Festival has announced...

Local authors, take a bow

This particular area of the Eastern Cape is renowned for producing some of the country's top artists, whether that be in the performing arts...

Recipes to share – Peanut Butter Crispies

Peanut Butter Crispies These peanut butter crispies looks like a traditional Rice Krispie treat but you don’t use marshmallows in it and has a nice...

Happy birthday Mrs Berry

A very happy birthday to Settlers Park resident, Jessie Berry, on your 104th birthday today (July 4). All the best from Talk of the...

Recipes to share – Mug ‘Koppie’ Pudding

Mug ‘Koppie’ Pudding When I was in Standard 3 (now Grade 5) my friend and I found this recipe in one of her mom’s magazines....

Recipes to share – Bran Raisin Muffins

Bran Raisin Muffins These bran muffins are light, easy and delicious and have an added bonus - the batter lasts in the fridge for up...
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Running for a cause on Mandela Day

A tiring run to raise funds for the Ndlambe Lockdown Support Group from Nemato Change a Life (NCAL) rowing coach, Sheldon Nelson, ended in...

Recipes to share – Butternut Soup

Butternut Soup recipe Butternut soup is a favourite for many households. It is great as a starter or as a main meal with a piece...

Recipes to share – Sweet & Sticky Marinade for Chicken Braai

If you are in the mood for sweet and sticky braai chicken this is the recipe to try.             ...

Recipes to share – Pasta Salad

Today’s recipe is a very easy pasta salad, which goes perfect with a braai. This salad tastes better if it rests for a day...

Chocolate Crunchies

Chocolate Crunchies Preheat oven to 150°C Ingredients: 2 cups of self-raising flour 2 cups desiccated coconut ¼ tsp salt 1 cup sugar 1 cup oats 2 tbls cocoa powder 250g marg or butter 4...

Recipes to share

        Most of us are spending more time at home due to lockdown restrictions and I personally have found more time to experiment in the...
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Surfers enjoying the waves at Kelly’s Beach

Taking advantage of the sunny weather, some surfers took to the waves at Kelly's Beach today. Other beach-lovers watched from the parking lot, but...

Port Alfred – where east meets west – 7.6.2020

Sea Fever BY JOHN MASEFIELD I must down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky, And all I ask is a tall ship and...

SANParks reopens for self-drive day excursions after two monthsSan

SA National Parks (SANParks) has announced that self-drive excursions for day visitors will be permitted from Monday in parks that cater for self-drives. SANParks CEO...

Zola Nene gives Gordon Ramsay a taste of Zulu cuisine

The Zulu and the British meet once again in a clash of pots, or rather in an exchange of culinary knowledge. Bubbly award-winning cookbook author,...

Lockdown has not stopped sardines from appearing in the Eastern Cape

The jury is still out on whether the much-anticipated sardine run will take place soon‚ although large shoals have been spotted along the Eastern...