Sunday, January 17, 2021

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...

Makhanda [Grahamstown] Day of Fasting Friday 29th May 2020

Makhanda (Grahamstown) citizens are asked to consider to fasting for a day.  Under the umbrella provided by the Makhanda Circle of Unity, residents of...

When to see the International Space Station pass super brightly overhead

Skygazers, this is definitely a sight worth waking up early for The silver lining of travel bans is that there's been less air traffic -...

Greetings from the Royal St Andrews Hotel

At this time of Lockdown, the Royal St Andrews Hotel sends special wishes for the residents of the area and assure them that they...

Pictures showing town during lockdown

Sunday afternoon, walking along the riverbank and looking under the iconic Nico Malan Bridge, it is strange, often eirie, when out and about these...

Covid-19 lockdown: Need to move faster on relief, and split tourism...

The issue of whether some subsectors within the broader tourism sector can ease back into operations sooner is under discussion by government. Tourism minister Mmamoloko...

An initiative to help save our favourite Bathurst entertainment spots

Save my Spot is an initiative of the Bathurst Development Trust and was born out of the realisation that without some cash flow many...

Master baker shares her home-style birthday menu

Birthdays are special occasions well worth celebrating but, thanks to the national lockdown, many have had to ditch their grand plans for a smaller...

Surnames could dictate when you can buy booze: here is what...

The Liquor Traders Association of SA (LTASA) has submitted a detailed plan to government outlining protocols around the sale of alcohol during lockdown. The association‚...

How to disinfect your vehicle without damaging its interior

Now that more people have returned to work and will be driving cars, and possibly sharing rides with others, it will be important to...

Looking good in lockdown: sharp spike in hair and beauty product...

Being stuck indoors has created a higher demand for ethnic hair care and other beauty products as people have a lot of time to...

IN FULL | Ramaphosa’s address to SA: We’re ready for lockdown...

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed SA on Wednesday night announcing, among other things, that most of the country would be on level 3 of the...