Rejoinder review

Gideon J Volschenk, Somerset West After I had read Jan Brand’s “pretty pavement” letter (Bolander, October 5), as well as Councillor Pringle’s rejoinder, I took...

Raise your glasses

Wine industry legends David Hughes and Jan “Boland” Coetzee, pictured above, were guests of honour at a celebratory lunch at Terroir Restaurant on...

Plante het hul geheime, en ’n geskiedenis

Ek wonder altyd as ek ’n slak op ’n plant sien, wat voel daai plant? Skreeu dit van pyn? Maar, dalk beter...

New Rotary president

■ Last week, at the club house in Helderberg Village, Frank Freeman was inducted as the 62nd president of the Rotary Club of Somerset...

Nature reserve is a Helderberg treasure

Winter has come and gone; and spring is upon us. I have been looking at the rain falling and delighted that we have at...

Music excellence

For the past 14 years, Christopher Duigan’s Music Revival has delighted classical music fans with performances by the best musicians in the country, and...

Gear up for Goat Run

The La Capra Goat Run, an annual favourite from Fairview, takes place this year on Saturday October 15. This trail run begins and ends...

Full moon hiking season opens

The Falke Full Moon Hike at Delvera will kick off with the first event of the season on Saturday October 15 and Sunday...

Elgin Open Gardens set to impress visitors

This year, 20 gardens will be open to the public in the Elgin and Bot River districts, over the last weekend of October, and...

e’Bosch Heritage Awards

■ A total of 12 Stellenbosch youth leaders were the recipients of this year’s e’Bosch Heritage Awards. Stellenbosch executive mayor Advocate Gesie van Deventer...