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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

Oom Renier Groenewald maak strand skoon.

Stryder van die Strand

22nd March 2016 at 5:16 pm 1 comment

‘n 79-Jarige oom maak Melkbosstrand skoon. Die meeste mense sou seker nooit van oom Renier Groenewald gehoor het as sy dogter, die bekende sakevrou, Sonja Smith-Janse van Rensburg, nie oor hom gepost het op Facebook nie. Gee vir hom ‘n drukkie as julle hom sien, het sy vir mense gevra.Read More

Siri het uiteindelik 'n for ever-tuiste gekry. Maar dis te laat...

Melkbos Diere in Nood

22nd March 2016 at 4:54 pm 0 comments

Siri die kat het uiteindelik ‘n “for ever”-tuiste gekry. Maar dis te laat. Nadat die ou kat ‘n ruk gelede in Olive Close op Melkbosstrand gered is, is ontdek dat sy kanker van die neus het. Dis ver gevorder, verduidelik Elmien Vermeulen van Peanut Animal Welfare op die dorp. BaieRead More

Dine van Zyl's award-winning tomato potjie.

Dine van Zyl’s Tomato Potjie

22nd March 2016 at 2:41 pm 0 comments

“I like to make an interpretation of C.L. Leipoldt’s Tomato potjie. An interpretation? You might ask. Leipoldt was not very explicit with his recipes. He wrote for people who could cook and improvise. I did just that. Leipoldt’s Tomato potjie Enough for 4 people. 1 kg ripe tomatoes 2 greenRead More

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