Archive for June, 2017

The sushi wedding cake. Photo: Denise Crawford

Sublime Sushi Wedding Cake

7th June 2017 at 9:06 am 0 comments

Gone are the days that a wedding cake has to be a fruit cake. Velddrift resident Yvonne Nosworthy chose a splendid three-tiered sushi wedding cake for her wedding. It turned out to be a masterpiece, one with a heartfelt touch. An edible red ‘heart’ adorned the top of the cake.Read More

Happy Ever After

Happy Ever After

7th June 2017 at 7:11 am 1 comment

Lovebirds Yvonne and John Nosworthy finally got to marry. They tied the knot on 27 May at the gracious Blue Bay Lodge near Saldanha Bay. It was 37 years since the two Velddrift residents had first met and fallen in love. Yvonne is 54 and John 58. She was onlyRead More

Tunafeesh. Photo: Catherine Gibson

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

5th June 2017 at 9:29 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh “What a weekend of surf! Saturday saw glassy conditions until the wind and rain came suddenly. Sunday was a classic windless surf day! If you can, work from home on Monday, because it is a classic surf day with no wind and leftover swell from the weekend. AllRead More

Paternoster: It’s a Mouthful!

Paternoster: It’s a Mouthful!

4th June 2017 at 10:03 am 0 comments

From poor fishing village to red-hot property. Paternoster has made astonishing progress – and the town’s eateries reflect it. Here can one can find the culinary heavyweights, the legends, the pioneers, the traditionalists, and the lingerie collectors. Reuben’s at Abalone House (yes, that Reuben’s) operates from a seaside white buildingRead More

Table View: House break-in interrupted

Table View: House break-in interrupted

2nd June 2017 at 7:01 pm 0 comments

Two suspected housebreakers (aged 42 and 33) were arrested in Flamingo Vlei after triggering a house alarm. The attempted break-in took place in Porcupine Way around 3 am, says police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk. The owner was away on holiday at the time. An armed response guard who arrivedRead More

Marlene en Roy Gillings. Foto: Melkbos.net

Bekende Egpaar Gegroet

2nd June 2017 at 3:28 pm 0 comments

Marlene Edith Gillings en Phillip Roy Gillings is vanmiddag amptelik gegroet. Met liefde. Met respek. Asof hulle ‘tycoons’ was – en vir baie mense was hulle ook dit. Ds. Marius Falck het die roudiens in die NG kerk hier op Melkbosstrand waargeneem. Maar eintlik was die diens ‘n spanpoging, wantRead More

Life is Sweet in Philadelphia

Life is Sweet in Philadelphia

2nd June 2017 at 12:14 pm 0 comments

Life is sweet as a koeksuster in Philadelphia. It’s the small town charm, of course. There are some streets, but only so many that you can count them on two hands. There are some houses. You can count them, too. There are some places of commerce. Just a few. OneRead More

Tunafeesh. Photo: Catherine Gibson

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

2nd June 2017 at 10:40 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh “This week has got to go down as one of the best surfing weeks in 2017. And it just doesn’t stop. Whether you are a surfer, body boarder, kite surfer or sup surfer, Melkbosstrand is the place to be! What has been a week of EPIC swell isRead More

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