Sunday, September 23, 2018

A full life of art

A young Zimbabwean girl had no say in choosing her career as she was sent from Harare to far away Cape Town to undergo...

A cultural treat at Kenton book launch

Patrons of Continental Restaurant in Kenton-on-Sea were treated to a unique cultural experience at the book launch of Plunderwoestyn, by Christiaan Bakkes, last Saturday...

Round Table feeds university rowers

This weekend it's the University Boat Races on the Kowie River, one of the town's most prestigious events but this year it was not...
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Tea and cake for Settlers Park frail care residents

Pick n Pay hosted high tea party with cake and sandwiches for frail care residents at Settlers Park.

Gogo, 100, finds wings at long last

A 100-year-old Dimbaza granny recently discovered that you’re never too old to dream when her lifelong desire to travel by air came true. Emily Sakulwa...

Were you at parkrun on Spring Day? Find yourself in pictures

Spring Day last Saturday was a perfect morning for the Port Alfred parkrun, and 137 people showed up to run, jog or walk the...
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A brisk start to Spring Day parkrun

With everyone setting off at a brisk pace, it was hard to keep up with even the walkers at the parkrun on Spring Day...
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Watch: Plenty of contrast at Saafa’s spring day variety show

The annual South African Air Force Association's (Saafa) variety show, held at the Don Powis Hall in Settlers Park on Saturday saw different dance...
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Watch: A treat for bluegrass fans at Hoppy’s Paddle Inn

It's difficult to prevent your foot from tapping to the rhythm when bluegrass band, Freight Train, takes to the stage, and last Friday was...
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WATCH: Baby springbok and baby ostrich are BFFs

An unlikely friendship started between an adorable baby springbok and a new-born ostrich when they were both abandoned by their mothers. They were taken...

Happy first day of spring to our readers

We hope the change of seasons brings more sunshine into your life.
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Happy Hours took us to the circus

It's always a colourful evening out when the children from Happy Hours take to the stage to perform, and Thursday was no exception with...

Best saved for last at Thistle wine pairing

Diners attending a wine pairing dinner at The Thistle Restaurant last Saturday had the benefit of tasting notes being presented by Zevenwacht Wine Estate’s...

A gift of joy to our senior citizens

Residents of Damant Lodge retirement village were transported to a bygone era on Saturday morning when members of the Albany Vintage and Classic Motor...
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Watch: Belle and the Beard capture Port Alfred hearts

The acoustic stylings of Belle and the Beard brought a  warm feeling on a cold winters' evening to the audience at Tash's Craft Bar...
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Food, wine and song at the Royal St Andrews

Guests at the food and wine pairing dinner at The Thistle Restaurant at the Royal St Andrews Hotel on Saturday night were pleasantly surprised...
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Tea, cake and a trip in a vintage car

Members of the Albany Vintage and Classic Motor Club (AVCMC) arriving back at their clubhouse and museum in Hawkins Industrial Park with residents of...
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A joyful trip to the past for elderly residents

Residents of Damant Lodge retirement village were transported to a bygone era on Saturday morning when members of the Albany Vintage and Classic Motor...
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Lighting up the night in Wharf Street

During the interval at the Festival of the Arts at the Little Theatre on the Wharf on Thursday night, fire poi performer Cheryl Webb...

A fun-filled affair in Bathurst

ALTHOUGH very welcome, a steady downpour put a damper on Friday's festivities at the recent Bathurst Country Affair (BCA). But by Saturday the sun was...

Gaspar entertains at Harry B’s

AFTER leaving Port Alfred a few years ago to take up the position as a radio presenter on Bay FM in the PE area,...
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Gaspar shares his super laughs at Harry B’s

Exercise while you work - A lesson in how to keep fit by Roland Gaspar Ever had one of those days when you didn't feel...
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Learning and playing at El Shaddai

EL Shaddai put on a great show on Wednesday evening, named Around the world and down Memory Lane at the school hall. The amount of...

Is Hombile our oldest living resident?

HOMBILE Ntshakaza, a skilled crafter, makes a living from weaving baskets hats, mats and coasters on a very simple loom he uses. But the...
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Judging the best beards at the Bathurst Country Affair

Majestic, bizarre and sparse beards were all on display at the beard competition at Pike's Post at the Ploughman last Saturday. The fun was...
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Testing their mettle with an anvil toss

The brawn competition at the Bathurst Country Affair entailed throwing a 35kg anvil as far as possible. Men and women took part in friendly...
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Immaculately maintained vintage cars

Vintage and classic cars owned by members of the Albany Vintage and Classic Motor Club on display at the Bathurst Showgrounds during the Vintage...
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Vintage bikes in action at Bathurst motocross

The Vintage Motocross at the Bathurst Showgrounds last Saturday drew a throng of spectators. The event was timed with the Bathurst Country Affair, which...
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Young smithy at the Bathurst Agricultural Museum

Young Joash Lamerton working at the Bathurst Agricultural Museum forge under the supervision of his blacksmith father Donovan. The forge, which was recently completed,...
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Full day’s action and entertainment at PAHS

FIRST it was the Full Day Derby at Port Alfred High School where Graeme College, Victoria Girls High and Primary along with Kingsridge High School...
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