Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Readers answer poll on when they became parents

In Talk of the Town’s most recent online poll where we asked our readers how old they were when they had children revealed that...

Local woman shares experience of coming face to face with Hurricane...

FORMER local woman, Megan Grundling survived a category five Hurricane, Irma, on September 6 when she found herself stuck on the island of Tortola...

Excitement galore at the 4×4 Challenge

IT’S one of the iconic events of the year for the Ndlambe/Makana area, the Bathurst 4x4 Challenge, and fans of the sport came out...

The Hef set a high standard – SA’s first Playboy cover...

In the wake of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner’s death‚ SA’s first Playboy magazine cover girl‚ Tracy McGregor has reflected on the proud moment of...

Arriba! PAHS little ones show much flair in Mexican themed concert

In the heart of Mexico, a lonely cowboy goes in search of love. On his journey, the handsome cowboy meets many friends who all...

Teddy-bear picnic at Happy Hours Pre-Primary

LAUGHTER and the sound of children playing filled the air when mom's, dad's, grannies and grandpa's, friends, cousins and a few neighbours arrived at...

Fine wines at Hoppy’s Paddle Inn

When one wanders through Historic Wharf Street, indulge for a moment and follow a mystical alleyway through to Cafe Reset. Once inside the idyllic...

Much ado about 36 Dutch tourists, but what about the other...

On Sunday 36 Dutch tourists were robbed at gunpoint. They are understandably traumatised and have left the country. In other news, 390 South Africans...

What the Guptas spent on wedding desserts

What are you prepared to pay for cranberries‚ kiwi and a single scoop of ice cream? Thanks to the international auditing firm KPMG and the...

Cape Town provides backdrop for new British TV drama

It’s 1965 in the Yemeni port of Aden‚ and as the swinging sixties deliver sexual liberation‚ feminism and The Beatles‚ a British army unit...

End of the world now seen as happening only in October

While South Africans celebrated Heritage Day on Sunday many people around the globe were possibly a little surprised - and perhaps even relieved -...

East London dinosaur show aims to give kids a good experience

East London dinosaur enthusiasts are in for a treat over the next five weeks as they have the opportunity to walk among the prehistoric...

Tennis spirit high at Kenton club

DESPITE the heavy rains last Saturday, the Kenton veterans annual tennis tournament went ahead with a slight change in format and with all of...

Sites, routes jewels in the crown

Designated heritage routes, as diverse as the Makana, Sandile, the Maqoma, Phalo and the Nelson Mandela routes; historic sites such as the Commemoration Church,...

Anti-climax for Dark Tower film as King’s epic novel adaption fails

The Dark Tower with Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor. Directed by Nikolaj Arcel. 3/5 TO fairly review the latest Dark Tower film directed by Nikolaj...

NSRI appeal

NSRI appeal to paddlers, sailboarders and boaters: NSRI are appealing to paddlers, sailboarders and boaters to stencil their name, contact number and the contact number of...

What do you call a rhino in the snow? Lost. Unless...

He’s run the London Marathon in a rhino suit‚ now Johannesburg adventurer and rhino activist John Black is preparing to climb Mt Vinson in...

SANRAL monitors Cape Vulture colony

Recent environmental monitoring related to the construction of the Msikaba and Mtentu bridge haul roads found no evidence of disturbance to the Msikaba Cape...

Robots could replace teachers within the next decade

Robots will begin replacing teachers in the classroom within the next decade or so as part of a revolution in one-to-one learning, a leading...

I am not making a political statement – ‘Ubaba ka Duduzane’...

The creator of a dance song using a mash up of EFF leader Julius Malema's popular reference to President Jacob Zuma as "Duduzane's father" has revealed...

Local beer and good biltong

MYPOND hotel became a hub of activity last Wednesday evening when the student managers hosted a highly successful and well-supported Beer and Biltong Tasting...

Manager guilty of fraud sentenced to 12 years

PORT ELIZABETH – Samuel Banzana (54), a General Manager for a Development Trust, was sentenced to 12-year-imprisonment before the Port Elizabeth Commercial Crime court...

The order in which we’re born is not child’s play

The announcement last week that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting a third child means important days lie ahead for the UK's...

Hunting wasn’t all trophies

FROM the modest beginnings of a seven-year-old boy who started his hunting career with an old BSA pellet gun to being presented with the...

Rock and Surf angling in perfect weather

THE ninth round of the Claude Pittaway Round Robin sponsored by took place last Saturday in fantastic weather conditions. “The water, the waves, the wind...

Great action movie with many a twist and turn

Atomic Blonde, with Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman and Toby Jones, directed by David Leitch Rating: 4/5 DON’T let the title put you off, Atomic...

Who’ll have the last laugh at the 2017 Comics’s Choice Awards?

Mirror mirror on the wall, who's the funniest of them all? On Saturday evening all will be revealed at the annual Savanna Comics' Choice...

Craft gin transforms taste experience

FANCY a gin and tonic? Many may believe that the drink of the colonials originated in England, but this couldn’t be further from the...

Happy 21st birthday Earthdance

Party with a conscience at Woody Cape Nature Reserve EARTHDANCE Nelson Mandela Bay Global Peace Party will be hosting its third event at the scenic...

YOUNG GRADUATES: What to do when first job culture shock has...

Young graduates in their first jobs may be feeling a sense of disillusionment regarding their imagined career and actual current status quo where expectation...