Archive for September, 2016

Brood – ‘n Plantjie genaamd Kerneels

Brood – ‘n Plantjie genaamd Kerneels

27th September 2016 at 2:35 pm 0 comments

Deur Colyn Serfontein “Die titel van die artikel kan jou seker laat wonder, maar hier is die storie. Die staan so, daar is ‘n gewoonte onder “sourdough” bakkers om hulle gisplantjies name te gee. Dit is ook algemene praktyk om die goedjies vroumens name te gee. Ek het eers weggeskramRead More

Small Town, Big Bazaar

Small Town, Big Bazaar

26th September 2016 at 11:48 am 0 comments

Garies – Talk about a small town having a big bazaar. Garies’ recent NG Church bazaar (Saturday afternoon, 24 September) netted a satisfactory R125 000. Yes, you read right. And no, no livestock were sold in order to inflate this sum. On sale were cakes and meats and breads bigRead More

Dagga Olympics!

Dagga Olympics!

26th September 2016 at 10:20 am 1 comment

Eastern Cape – According to the South African Police Service dagga valued at R3 840 000 was confiscated. The compressed dagga filled 16 bags; with each bag weighing 30 kg. It was being transported inside a trailer but the trailer never got to its destination as police and provincial traffic officersRead More

Jan Braai’s Super Soda Bread

Jan Braai’s Super Soda Bread

26th September 2016 at 10:00 am 0 comments

– Recipe by Jan Braai – The Democratic Republic of Braai “When I say super, I mean super easy and when I say soda I mean we use baking soda as the raising agent. Let me explain: From an effort point of view, there are three types of bread: flatbread,Read More

Wimpie van der Merwe (left) was out cycling when he came upon the scene. Photo and video: Facebook

Cyclist films Accident & Requests Immediate Help

26th September 2016 at 9:25 am 0 comments

An accident on Helshoogte Pass outside Stellenbosch was filmed by cyclist Wimpie van der Merwe a short while ago. Van der Merwe was out for a practice run when he came upon the accident. He reported that there had been one fatality. His video was accompanied by a request forRead More

Crazed Attack: Paramedic Stabbed

Crazed Attack: Paramedic Stabbed

26th September 2016 at 7:42 am 0 comments

The latest attack on an ER24 medic has sparked public outrage. The medic was stabbed on Saturday evening whilst trying to assist on a scene. Shortly after 6 o’ clock Saturday evening paramedics from ER24 came across a motor vehicle collision on Ohrtmann Road in Pietermaritzburg. The crew was onRead More

Estelle's stallholders become her friends.

Craft Market a Huge Success

26th September 2016 at 6:11 am 0 comments

There were temptations galore at yesterday’s West Coast Craft Market at the Country Club in Melkbosstrand. Crafters displayed their handmade ware proudly.  On offer was anything from clothes and jewellery and food to dolls. Said two ladies exhibiting their first range of handmade toys, “It was so much fun toRead More

No Kidding: GoatMan wins Prize

No Kidding: GoatMan wins Prize

23rd September 2016 at 7:59 pm 0 comments

  A researcher who lived with a herd of goats on a Swiss Alp has been awarded the Ig Nobel Prize for biology. Thomas Thwaites, now perhaps better known as the GoatMan, had a good reason for wanting to roam the Alps. On his website www.thomasthwaites.com he explains that heRead More

Buddy the Penguin allegedly Stolen

Buddy the Penguin allegedly Stolen

23rd September 2016 at 7:06 pm 0 comments

Port Elizabeth – Police are investigating a case of theft after Buddy the penguin disappeared from Bayworld. Trainers noticed Buddy’s disappearance yesterday as they went about doing medical check-ups on the animals in the marine park. CCTV footage showed two unknown people on the premises. Anyone who knows where BuddyRead More

Stylish South Africa

Stylish South Africa

23rd September 2016 at 3:50 pm 0 comments

The current SA Fashion Week has proven once again that South Africans are about more than brannas and coke and crime. We have style. And loads of it. Designers Gert-Johan Coetzee, Clive Rundle, Colleen Eitzen and Erre have come up with designs that are redolent of old Hollywood. Black CoffeeRead More

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