Archive for April, 2016

Marilene van Wyk (links) en Kayla Henning.

Twee Sterre, Een Visie

18th April 2016 at 5:52 am 0 comments

Melkbosstrand Hoërskool leerders Marilene van Wyk en Kayla Henning benader skerm en hip-hop dans met die fokus van top sportsterre. Die twee graad 11-leerders maak opofferinge. Nie een van die twee skoonhede het tyd vir kêrels of niksdoen nie. “Hoe kry julle dit reg?” wou Melkbos.net weet. “Dis determination. EkRead More

Grace and Glamour at the Bush Pub.

Golden Oldies visit Bush Pub

18th April 2016 at 5:48 am 0 comments

Grace and glamour descended on the Bush Pub yesterday. The occasion was a visit by the Early Ford Club of Parow. Members of this august club had decided to take a drive up the West Coast and stopped off when they came to this watering hole. Most of the petrolheadsRead More

'n Stoomwarm uiterlike.

Vleispaleis!

18th April 2016 at 5:27 am 0 comments

Gaan onse Jaycee Reynolds die Mnr. Mardi Gras kompetisie einde vandeesmaand wen, en ons land volgende jaar by die Mnr. Gay Wêreld kompetisie verteenwoordig? Dit lyk mos moontlik. ‘n Strawwe oefenprogram laat die bruinkop van Atlantic Beach estate nog beter lyk as vantevore. En dit was mos mooi genoeg omRead More

Water babies: Learning the basics.

Water Babies

4th April 2016 at 5:03 pm 0 comments

Junior can still join the NSRI Junior Academy! The academy was launched on Monday March 28 at the NSRI Station 18 in Melkbosstrand. Attendees aged 12-16 were treated to a talk on what life on the high seas means for the 841 volunteers that make up South Africa’s NSRI. YoungstersRead More

Brenda's Spirit is awash with Kleinze Zalze Brut.

Blessing the Boats

4th April 2016 at 4:53 pm 0 comments

A celebratory mood reigned at NSRI Melkbosstrand this past Saturday morning. The morning was dedicated to the blessing of two boats, Brenda’s Spirit and Rotary’s Gift. “But who was Brenda?” quite a few people wanted to know. During the speeches that followed this mystery was cleared up by none otherRead More

Dine van Zyl se lekker lamsboud.

Dine van Zyl se Lamsboud

4th April 2016 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

“Hierdie week het ek by die VLV by Rietpoel in die Overberg gepraat met hulle 58ste verjaardag. En met tipiese boere-gasvryheid, is ek oorlaai met geskenke. Daar was die lekkerste beskuit, en daar was tuisgemaakte kaas van Desiree Kingwill van Riviersonderend, van Jerseymelk gemaak. Tannie Christie Groenewald het ‘n melktertRead More

Klein Melkbosch Farm. Photo: geoffmaritzblogspot.com

Church Extends Olive Branch

4th April 2016 at 4:36 pm 0 comments

Gloomy reports about the International Pentecostal Holiness Church (I.P.H.C.) breaking heritage laws and damaging fynbos on Klein Melkbosch Farm, are hopefully something of the past. This is thanks to the recently deceased church head Bishop Clayton Modise. Known as “Comforter” by his vast congregation, one of his last requests wasRead More

Tzanuhska beteken 'goue koring' in Russies.

Nuwe Huise & Vrese

4th April 2016 at 4:30 pm 0 comments

Die inwoners van ou Wolwerivier trek binnekort na baksteenhuise met elektrisiteit. Dis net oor die veldjie, maar op ‘n manier is dit ‘n wêreld ver van hierdie plek waar almal soos familie voel. Hier’s verligting en onsekerheid in mense se harte. Dis vreedsamer as vreedsaam op Wolwerivier wanneer ek besoekRead More

Angie Uys met Martin se groot pampoen.

Pampoen Koning

4th April 2016 at 4:18 pm 0 comments

Melkbosstrand se tuingrond mag arm wees, maar Martin Uys laat hom nie daardeur onderkry nie. Met ‘n handvol pampoenpitte en liefde en geduld kweek hy kampioen pampoene in sy agterplaas. Ja, hier in ons see-grond. Die pampoen op die foto weeg ‘n tamaai 213 kg. Kyk hoe sukkel Martin seRead More

Rochelle Sylvester studeer in die kerk.

Uitblinker kan net bedags studeer

4th April 2016 at 3:51 pm 0 comments

‘n Uitblinker-tiener van Wolwerivier kan net bedags studeer weens gebrek aan elektrisiteit. Snags is ook ‘te woelig,’ vertel Rochelle Sylvester. Rochelle (byna 16) is een van die sterre in die ou Wolwerivier nedersetting buite Melkbosstrand. Die graad 11 leerder lyk skaam wanneer die gemeenskapswerker Magdalene Minnaar haar naderroep en sê,Read More

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