ANC 2016 Manifesto – ho hum…

Lacklustre. This is the only word that comes to mind after listening to Jacob Zuma delivering his 2016 local government election ANC manifesto speech...

All going swimmingly at Maties Water Polo Club

Pia NännyThe Maties Water Polo Club is on a high after winning the Western Province Water Polo league and the inclusion of five of...

Walking the road together

What do you think when you hear the word: “hospice”? A common perception is that hospice is a place to go to die....

Varsity athletes impress ahead of national champs

Thursday’s Varsity Athletics final in Stellenbosch served as the perfect curtain-raiser for the SA Senior Track and Field Championships, as athletes gave the crowd...

Track Five at the Drostdy Theatre

Growing up in Stutterheim in the Eastern Cape, baritone singer, director, composer and arranger Gavin Fullard, spent his evenings listening to the sounds of...

Pristine beaches no more

Len Walker, Somerset WestWhat has happened to our beautiful Strand beach? A vast section of the white sandy beach stretching from the Hibernian Towers...

Plight of lions

* Holding a banner aloft, Kenesias Dambakirima of Strand, was among protestors who participated the Global March for Lions recently.On Saturday April 3,...

Ostrich steak salad with Vietnamese dressing

We’ve been eating a good deal of ostrich meat lately, mostly tenderloin, so when we needed a meal in a hurry the other day...

New toy library opens

Temperance Town Primary School formally opened the toy library addition to its library for preschool toddlers and their mothers, on Friday April 8. This...

Memories of beloved brother

Heidi Marais, Somerset WestBrian Hoy, my brother, was tragically killed in an army accident on the Northern border of Namibia, on August 20, 1988,...