How Kakamas got its name

Thu, 28 Jun 2012 (22 months ago)

Next in our series "How the Dorp Got its Name" - Kakamas!

Posted in SA Dorp Names

Tasty Tuesday - Buttermilk Rusks Recipe

Tue, 26 Jun 2012 (22 months ago)

While SAffas love to buy and enjoy the well known Ouma's Rusks (who doesn't like to 'dip 'n Ouma?') there's something a bit special about home made rusks. For those not in the know, rusks are kind of like biscotti, and a much loved South African treat.

Posted in SA Food

Birding Thursday - Rich birdlife at Samara

Thu, 21 Jun 2012 (22 months ago)

"The selection of birds at Samara is soul-food for bird-lovers!" – quote from TripAdvisor from recent guests at Samara Private Game Reserve.

Posted in Avitourism

REVIEWED Topsy Turvy at Theatre on the Bay

Wed, 20 Jun 2012 (22 months ago)

Former owner of Portfolio Collection, Liz Westby-Nunn, recently caught the Gilbert and Sullivan show Topsy Turvy at Camps Bay's Theatre on the Bay and wrote this review for us...

Posted in SA Entertainment | SA Art and Culture | Things to Do

Patensie Citrus Festival 2012

Wed, 20 Jun 2012 (22 months ago)

Port Elizabeth based blogger and photographer Jonker Fourie aka Firefly took his family to the Patensie Citrus Festival last weekend...

Posted in SA Events | Things to Do


Beautiful autumn in Stellebosch

Tue, 19 Jun 2012 (22 months ago)

Ounin of 22 Die Laan Guest House sent us the link to this gorgeous little video clip of Stellenbosch in autumn.

Posted in SA Bits and Bobs

Sing for Madiba's Birthday

Mon, 18 Jun 2012 (22 months ago)

A call has been made on the world to sing a special Happy Birthday song for former President Nelson Mandela on his 94th birthday. The international icon celebrates his birthday on Wednesday, 18 July. The day has been declared “International Mandela Day”.

Posted in SA People

All scrapbooking and handmade paper fans should take note of the popular course in hand bookbinding which will be repeated at the Afrikaanse Taalmuseum in Paarl during the school holidays, from 26 to 28 June.

Posted in Things to Do

Dark Energy and Sutherland Reflections Exhibitions

Mon, 18 Jun 2012 (22 months ago)

A double bill at Circa on Jellicoe gallery in Rosebank, Joburg, showcases science as art.

Posted in SA Art and Culture

Sibella's precious cubs on video at Samara

Thu, 14 Jun 2012 (23 months ago)

We blogged earlier this week about the new cheetah cubs born to Sibella at Samara. Here's a short video clip of the cubs enjoying breakfast with their mum.

Posted in SA Wildlife

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