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Galjoen Derby! Fishy Fun!

Galjoen Derby! Fishy Fun!

12th July 2017 at 1:53 pm 0 comments

The annual Melkbosstrand Galjoen Derby promises to be a shoal of fun. The derby, which is in its fifteenth year, will take place on Saturday 5 August. It will start bright and early, at 6 0’ clock in the morning. And it will take place along a vast stretch ofRead More

T’View: Arrested on Sunday, in Court on Tuesday

T’View: Arrested on Sunday, in Court on Tuesday

11th July 2017 at 9:52 am 0 comments

A man suspected of having burgled a business near Boy de Goede Circle in Table View during the early hours of Sunday morning will appear in court today. According to Table View police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler police traced the suspect to his home in Potsdam Road after studying surveillanceRead More

Tunafeesh. Photo: Catherine Gibson

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

11th July 2017 at 9:19 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh “I’m on two weeks leave – oh yeah! It’s Tuesday and it looks like the wave machine is taking a break and the crayfish are able to leave their holes from the pounding waves crashing the Melkbos reefs! The swell is in the 2 meter range but droppingRead More

Increase in Robberies, T’View Police Warn

Increase in Robberies, T’View Police Warn

8th July 2017 at 10:28 am 0 comments

According to Table View Police robberies are on the increase. Police urge people to refrain from talking on their cellphones while walking in public. Many victims have been threatened with dangerous weapons, and their cell phones taken from them by force. One such incident took place recently when a thiefRead More

Who’s that Boy Chef?

Who’s that Boy Chef?

8th July 2017 at 9:55 am 0 comments

Look who’s cooking! The winner of the Banks Youth Day Cook-Off 2016 competition is hard at work in the kitchen of the Seafood Lapa in Melkbosstrand. Reagan Muller (14) took time off yesterday to chat to Melkbos.net about his passion (food!) and his hero (not Jamie Oliver!). The young chef’sRead More

Tunafeesh. Photo: Catherine Gibson

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

7th July 2017 at 9:25 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh “How fast did this week go! This weekend you can prepare yourself for strong onshore northwesterlies on Saturday. It will cause the surf to be fairly messy so if you are a die-hard surfer your best bet would be the purple toilets on high tide in solid 3Read More

Colyn maak lekker Corn Dogs

Colyn maak lekker Corn Dogs

6th July 2017 at 2:56 pm 0 comments

Hier’s nog ‘n lekker resep en storie uit die kombuis van die bekende sjef Colyn Serfontein van Colyn maak Man Kos faam. Deur Colyn Serfontein “Man Kos is mos iets wat maklik geëet kan word. Jy vat dit sommer so met die hand en daar gaan jy. Nou hierdie AmerikaanseRead More

My Secret Melkbos

My Secret Melkbos

6th July 2017 at 10:46 am 0 comments

My secret Melkbos is purely my own, just as everyone else’s would be his or her own. Mine faces the wrong way, one can say, as it has its back to the beach. It faces inland, and it has no coastal aspect. It has a distinctly inland aspect instead, thanksRead More

Welcome to the Feast

Welcome to the Feast

6th July 2017 at 9:48 am 0 comments

The Seafood Lapa has been given another West Coast injection. It’s not as if this golden oldie in Beach Road in Melkbosstrand needs to be given more West Coast blood, but it can never do harm. Enter Patrick Muller, former chef of The Palm Restaurant in distant St. Helena Bay.Read More

The Trials & Tribulations of a Small-Town Hack

The Trials & Tribulations of a Small-Town Hack

5th July 2017 at 9:06 am 0 comments

By Linza de Jager One can’t spread stoep stories if you live in a small town, which is hard. Let’s face it. Being honest is hard, especially if one is a hack, and has to make one’s living from writing. It’s because of the smallness of the town, and theRead More

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