WATCH: Indelible ink removal demo

South Africa- Cape Town - 09 May 2019 - (7mb Mobile device Video) Demonstration on how easily the indelible ink used in the country's...

Art and wine auction

■ Andre the Hilarious Hypnotist will perform from Wednesday May 1 to Sunday June 9 at the Roxy Revue Bar at GrandWest. The 75-minute...

Bird of prey

“This beautiful Jackal Buzzard sat in a tree and then took off and flew low over me in Somerset West,” says reader Hanneke Fourie-Beneke,...

A splash of vibrant dragonfly colour

The orange-winged Dropwing is still a newcomer to the Boland area. Although this dragonfly species is fairly common elsewhere in the country, the first...

‘We need a wake up call… and fast’

The earth is one planet worth saving... just think about it; no earth means we have nowhere to live and no life support to...

So, what IS it with all the fibre deals?

Somerset West residents, Elizabeth Dickson and Giles Scott, recently wrote to Bolander (“What’s the fibre deal?”, April 17, and “Fibre optic damage”, May 1,...

Sad mother

Jealene Longworth, where from? I am a single mother of a B Com marketing student at Stellenbosch University. This morning while students had class, a...

It’s Julius’s time

On September 16 2009, a column appeared in Bolander titled “The Julius Malema dilemma: our next president?”In that piece, I speculated about Mr Malema’s...

International Firefighters’ Day celebrations

Stellenbosch Fire and Rescue and Cape Winelands Fire and Rescue hosted the Western Cape International Firefighters’ Day celebrations on Saturday, with a motorcade of...

Housing estate concerns

Maureen Krasser, Somerset West I live directly opposite the Western boundary of the proposed Helderberg College development and am thus one of the most...