Tuesday, January 26, 2021
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Traditional dance at the Festival of the Arts

The children from Shaw Park performed a gumboot dance at last Friday's Festival of the Arts event, held at the Dias NGK in Port...

Barker publishes her second thoughts

Reading through Second Thoughts, Wendy Barker’s second book of poetry, gives you a small insight as to what the poet is thinking on specific...

Purdons take medals at the Two Oceans Marathon

While TV viewers may have been disappointed at not being able to watch the Two Oceans from the comfort of their own homes last...

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...

Granadilla theme to Graze wine pairing

Graze by the River held its latest wine pairing event last Saturday evening, featuring wines from the Montpellier Wine Estate in the Tulbagh Valley. The...
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Wringing out the bids at Saafa golf day auction

Rob Knowles of Talk of the Town played auctioneer at the end of the SA Air Force Association Golf Day at the Royal Port...

Almost two out of every three South Africans now connected to...

Almost two out of every three South Africans (65%) who are 16 years or older are now connected to the internet while four out...
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Admiring the silkies at the Bathurst Show

Nicolas Wilmot’s silkies on display in the poultry section at the Bathurst Show last weekend. https://youtu.be/IKWVdN1k94k
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Perusing the poultry at the Bathurst Show

Some of the fowls on display in the poultry section at the Bathurst Show last weekend. https://youtu.be/TSwBAS_kZ9c

Movie Review: Mile 22

Great action movie explores high-tech black ops Review by Rob Knowles Mile 22, with Mark Wahlberg, Lauren Cohan, Iko Uwais and John Malkovich, directed by Peter...

Social media workshop – Saturday

This is a fabulous opportunity for anyone using social media and wanting to improve their skills - for both business and personal purposes. This workshop...
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Painting for environmental awareness at the Bathurst Show

In keeping with Port Alfred High School's conservation and environment theme, pupils and other children were invited to paint drums at the school's stand...

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...
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Classics delivers on technical programme

Cellist Caleb Vaughan-Jones and pianist JF Viljoen gave a magnificent performance recently at the Classics at the Castle performance. In this short clip the duo...

1820s golfers celebrate 50 years

ERNEST ALLEN The 1820 Golfers Group held their annual lunch at the Royal Port Alfred Golf Club (RPAGC) on Monday November 19. The event was special...
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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...

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...

Bathurst Agricultural Show – It’s almost here

THE Bathurst Agricultural Show is the premier show of its kind in the Eastern Cape at brings thousands of visitors from far and near...

Jangle money for Retreat 2 Eden

Beautiful and talented, a voice rich and powerful and with a love of animals, Ann Jangle gave a stunning performance at the Bean and...

Samuel relates his life in words and music

The audience at Harry B’s on Thursday December 19 was kept well entertained by The Claude Samuel Band, with Samuel on Rhythm and lead...

The amazing world of lepidopterology

Jon Pillans from East London has studied moths and butterflies for many years and is an expert in the field of these useful and...
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WATCH: Rooftop dinner for elephants

A video was taken at Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge in Mpumalanga on October 3 2019, showing an elephant on top of the roof of...
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Kowie Foundation School’s Trojan Horse

Like the Trojan Horse of Greek mythology, the show put on by Kowie Foundation School (KFS) at the Girl Guides Hall on Thursday evening...
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Checking out the sheep and goats at the show

For farmers looking to buy or just show-goers looking at the livestock, there were plenty of sheep and goats on display at the Bathurst...

Alexandria Sports Day another success

Rising Stars vs Manchester Academy It was all action in Saturday's soccer match between Rising Stars andManchester Academy. The Derick Mbele Stadium was the venue and,...
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Readers get their copy of Sunshine Holiday

Talk of the Town sales reps Bryan Smith and Adele Steck popped into Rosehill Mall to hand out our free Sunshine Holiday edition, and...

Genetic modification in sci-fi thriller

The Titan, with Sam Worthington, Taylor Schilling, Tom Wilkinson. Directed by Lennart Ruff. 4/5 If you are into science fiction movies then head to Rosehill Mall...
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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.