Master guitarist back in Boland

Patlansky is back in South Africa, after performing 26 shows in May and June in Germany, Netherlands and the UK. Dan used his personal...

Marais uitstalling

Elf van die digter Eugène N Marais se gedigte kan in die Groen Galery, die opelug-galery in die tuin van die Afrikaanse Taalmonument in...

Interpretative walks in Helderberg Reserve

The beginning of 2016 saw some very exciting and popular day and night interpretative walks at the Helderberg Nature Reserve.The Friends of the Helderberg...

Heritage Month – our duty to remember

Heritage can often be found in the strangest of places; it may be the farm on the hill, or the memorial in town, the...

Hawk’s eye

Len Walker, Somerset WestwhoThere is only one man who is behind The Hawks order for Pravin Gordhan to report to them - it is...

Don’t blame Jacob Zuma

With the heat and noise of the August 3 election behind us, we need to face a couple of hard truths. The ANC’s appalling...

Disability is ‘blessing’ for MatiesParalympic cyclist

Balancing her studies with her career as Paralympic cyclist has been a greater challenge for Stellenbosch Sport Ambassador Roxy Burns, 27, than coping with...

Concern over plastic bags

Steve Jones, HelderbergI am very concerned about the huge number of single use plastic bags that are irresponsibly supplied by supermarkets. Other than the...

Biodynamic walks at Waterkloof Estate

As Nature prepares to burst from its winter slumber, Waterkloof biodynamic wine estate, which is set in fynbos-covered hills overlooking False Bay, invites nature...

Author dives into her past to change the future

First-time author and former Vaalweekblad news editor Melanie Britz, who is a Somerset West resident, has managed to do what some of us only...