Sunday, February 25, 2018

Heavenly spa treatments in the garden

THE Mobile Beauty Salon arrived at the Talk of the Town offices at Tuesday lunchtime and began setting up the beds, towels and soothing...

Floral artist achieves top marks for design diploma

A PORT Alfred floral art enthusiast, Daphne Wilson, recently completed the National Design Diploma (NDD) and has obtained 94%, the highest aggregate for the...

Happy Mother’s Day

THE care and love they give to us is limitless, and today (Sunday) is the day when we celebrate the women who have nurtured...

Kruger Park roars ahead on most Instagrammed global travel destinations

The Kruger National Park has cracked the nod as one of the most popular tourist destinations to feature on Instagram. TravelBird‚ an online travel agency‚...

Array of inspired shows for festival

Creatives from all over the country are set to dazzle art lovers next month at the National Arts Festival (NAF) in Grahamstown.   FUN: This year’s...

Veteran actors charm in heist movie

Going in Style, with Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin and Ann-Margret. Directed by Zach Braff. 4/5 A FUN heist movie featuring an assortment of respected...

Port Alfred High School barn dance fun

The wild west came to Port Alfred High School last Saturday night at the annual barn dance fundraiser for PAHS Pre-primary. Folks brought picnic...
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Intrepid South African oarsmen step ashore after 92-day Cape to Rio...

Two South Africans completed the most southerly row across the Atlantic ocean on Tuesday. Braam Malherbe and Wayne Robertson made it to Rio de Janeiro...
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Good music and festive spirit at PAHS barn dance

Music by Gary Botha and a festive spirit at the barn dance at Port Alfred High School hall on Saturday night. It was a...

It’s all about exposure, and contrast at Wiles Gallery

The Wiles Gallery was a lit with cheery chatter and beautiful photographs presented by some of Port Alfred, Bathurst and surrounds best photographers. Curators Cyndi...
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Enjoying cocktails and canapes after graduation

Stenden graduates, family members and honoured guests enjoyed drinks and an array of delicious canapés at MyPond Hotel after the graduation ceremony held at...

Go wild at Addo’s golf day

The SANPark’s honorary rangers at  Addo Elephant National Park are organising their 12th annual golf day at Port Elizabeth Golf Club in Port Elizabeth...

Saturday May 6 – World Naked Gardening Day

World Naked Gardening Day (WNGD) is an annual international event celebrated on the first Saturday of May by gardeners and non-gardeners alike. According to Wikipedia, WNGD...

PAHS Matric Dance on fire, and ice

PORT Alfred High School's Matric Dance, themed Fire and Ice, took place at the school last Wednesday evening, just before the holidays, and attracted...

[WATCH] Holy smokes, shoots cannon at Bathurst Farm Fair

A great day was enjoyed by friends, families, children and all sorts on Saturday when folk from near and far gathered for the Bathurst...

Bathurst BookFair set for record attendance

IT'S that time of year again when booksellers from near and far will gather to sell their wares at the 14th annual Bathurst BookFair,...

You ain’t seen nothing yet at Fest

New National Arts Festival executive producer Ashraf Johaardien has promised patrons nothing but “11 days of amazing” as he has kept to the legacy...
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Welcome to the Gavin Deenik Green

IT was an emotional day at the Kowie Bowls Club on Saturday where the Gavin Deenik Green was opened and Deenik played the first...

Big kob tows canoe angler

A FISHERMAN who hooked a 20.4kg kob fishing from the Kowie River bank, and then played it from a canoe over three hours, was...

Dairy delivers on opening day of Corona Durban Surf Pro presented...

Men and Women Post Big Scores in Rippable Conditions Dairy Beach delivered rippable one metre offshore waves on the opening day of the Corona Durban...

Marijuana still illegal, say police

  What the Cape Town High Court ruling means to you A LEGAL precedent by the Cape Town High Court should have had potheads from all...

Great Show at Settlers Park

IT seems that everyone was impressed at The Last Cabaret, held at Settler's Park's Don Powis Hall last week, as the 120-strong audience bid...

All the Easter Festival action

An action-filled eight-page compilation of some of the best moments during the Royal St Andrew's Easter Festival by Amazing Events with pictures, slideshows and...

Mad Hatters in 1 100 rounds of golf marathon

GOLFERS participating in the annual six-day “Mad Hatter” golf tournament at the Royal Port Alfred Golf Club will play between 900 and 1 100...

Rubber Duck Barnacles Challenge in pictures

Pictures of some of the harrowing moments in the river and sea on Sunday when the Barnacles Challenge drew thousands of spectators at the...

Holiday fun at Red Leaf Nursery’s Annual Easter Hunt

Kowie kids were once again treated to a fun time and chocolate surprises at this year's Red Leaf Nursery Annual Easter Hunt.   Pictures: Luke Charter

Sandy Birch lauded and applauded at the launch of the Royal...

Sandy Birch, manager of Port Alfred Tourism was presented with gifts by Martin and Linda Bekker, owners of the Royal St Andrews Hotel, at...
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Racing round the pier

Rubber ducks rounding the west pier out the Kowie River Mouth and re-entering close to the east pier in the Barnacle Challenge on Sunday....
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Speedy re-entry

First three rubber ducks re-enter the Kowie River Mouth in the Barnacle Challenge on Sunday. It was the second day of rubber duck racing...

Lightning and rubber on the water

First boats out the Kowie River Mouth in the Barnacle Challenge on Sunday. It was the second day of rubber duck racing during the...
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