Concerns over unsafe jetty at Strand

Edwin C Hodkinson, StrandOn Friday October 16, I was walking near Strand Pavilion by the old wooden jetty.I was stunned to see children clambering...

The sting in the tale…

A scorpion enjoying the sun. Spring is in the air, and what better than a picnic consisting of a juicy scorpion, in a floral...

Pleasant surprise

Ronelle van Loggerenberg said: “I could not stop looking at the wonderful spectrum of colours... the royal blue on his chest was so radiant,”...

Innovative Covid-19 treatment saves lives and healthcare resources

Dr Usha Lalla and Professor Coenie KoegelenbergIn the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, doctors at Tygerberg Hospital implemented a daring, lesser-known treatment that not...

Car boot market

Phoenix RisingThe Southey’s Car Boot Market is taking place on Main Road, Somerset West, on Saturday October 24, from 8.30 till 2pm. The...

Breast health

Nora Kewana, left, who is enrolled at HH as a nursing assistant, with a patient.October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and Helderberg Hospice (HH)...

Courting cranes

Hanneke Fourie-Beneke was fortunate to spot these magnificent Blue Cranes, at Ken Forrester Wines off Winery Road, at Raithby, Somerset West.Hanneke Fourie-Beneke snapped Blue...

Art exhibition at Liebrecht Gallery

Wanderer - charcoal, by Rachelle Hugo.The year 2020 marks the beginning of a new chapter in human history, where digitalisation has become the norm...

Rocky the rockstar

Chris Brewer, Somerset WestI am thoroughly sick to death of reading and hearing about Covid news, together with those villains who steal our taxes,...

Read of the Week

Last SurvivorTony ParkPan MacmillanReview: Karen WatkinsTony Park is known for thriller novels set in Africa, particularly stories around poaching and hunting.This plot is different...