Archive for April, 2016

Petra draws an outline on the patient's face.

Facelift for R1 999

4th April 2016 at 3:29 pm 0 comments

It is an offer no woman in her right mind can refuse: ‘You can look 10 years younger and it will only cost you R1 999.” The procedure that promises this is called a non-surgical facelift, and it is very high up on my bucket list. I’m 51 years old,Read More

Roelf 'Spekskieter Bogprater' vertel sy storie.

Spekskieter se Storie

4th April 2016 at 3:16 pm 0 comments

Die man wat Melkbos op hol gehad het, se verhaal is kleurryker as wat die meeste mense sou kon dink. So ook die stories wat rondom hom ontstaan het. Op Paasvrydag het ek met Roelf ‘Spekskieter Bogprater’ Bisschoff, reisiger en storieverteller, gaan gesels. Sommer daar onder ‘n boom oorkant dieRead More

Ricky and Jason Douglas.

Business Boomers

4th April 2016 at 3:02 pm 0 comments

It’s boom time or bust. Some of Melkbosstrand’s oldest businesses share the secret of their success with Melkbos.net. Café Orca “We started with 12 tables in ’97,” Ricky Douglas, who owns Café Orca with his brother Jason, says. The seafood restaurant now has 24 tables and it is a fixtureRead More

An old photo of Gail kissing a baby.

Can’t Afford Cancer Treatment

4th April 2016 at 2:32 pm 0 comments

Gail Mitchell only learnt that she has stage III cervical cancer a month ago. Tomorrow, the 55-year-old co-head of Mitchells’ Mission in Sanddrift will get the results of a recent biopsy. Things don’t look good… The cancer may have spread to Gail’s liver, her family fears. The family is desperateRead More

Hulle moet saambly.

Dae met Dooie Eienaar

4th April 2016 at 2:12 pm 0 comments

Frankryk en New Zealand het verlede jaar vir diere die status van ‘sentient beings’ gegee. Die lande erken dus dat diere emosies het en vrees en ongeluk en geluk kan ervaar, nes mense. Plaaslik lyk ons diere se situasie egter nog benard. Ons doen wat ons wil met ons diereRead More

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