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SA Post Office issue Rescue SA stamps on 22nd February 2013

In Interesting Things On 22 February 2013 0 Comments

Rescue SA: a brave and dedicated task force Rescue South Africa (Rescue SA) has played an important role in various international disasters, representing South Africa with pride and… Read More »

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SA Post Office Issue Gift of the Givers stamps on 22nd February 2013

In Philately On 21 February 2013 0 Comments

Gift of the Givers: proudly South African life savers The awe-inspiring list of local and international achievements, awards and recognition given to the Gift of the Givers fills… Read More »

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Southern Elephant seal on Blouberg beach today

In Wildlife On 7 February 2013 0 Comments

We received an email from Trevor Hardaker at 3.48pm today reporting a Southern Elephant seal had hauled itself onto Blouberg beach opposite Doodles Restaurant, in Table View. I… Read More »

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Sneak Peek at SAPO’s 2013 Stamp Issue

In Philately On 31 January 2013 0 Comments

Well we thought we would give you a sneak peek of the new stamp issues that the South African Post Office (SAPO) will be bringing out this year…. Read More »

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We Have Dragons, Beautiful Dragonflies

In Wildlife On 24 January 2013 0 Comments

Dragons are all around us every day, our beautiful dragonflies, they flit around and get on with their business whilst we rarely look twice at them. Upon closer… Read More »

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Mozambique Tilapia

In Wildlife On 19 January 2013 0 Comments

We saw these Mozambique Tilapia in the waters of Intaka Island. they are often the food of the purple and grey Heron, they also do our waterways a… Read More »

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The Wonder Of The World Of Birds

In Wildlife On 15 January 2013 0 Comments

The World Of Birds, is situated in Hout Bay in Cape Town, it boasts as being the biggest bird sanctuary in Africa. The wildlife sanctuary comprises of 3000… Read More »

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Glorious Wild Flowers of the Fynbos

In Gardening On 9 January 2013 0 Comments

Protea eximia The Fynbos is famous for not only the diversity and unusual composition of its plant species but also for the sheer beauty of the many wild… Read More »

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How South Africans are watching Hulu Plus, Netflix and BBC iPlayer TV shows and movies online in SA

In Technology On 30 December 2012 14 Comments

Thanks to us all living in a global village, there are now numerous ways to enjoy the hundreds (no, thousands!) of TV shows and movies that our first… Read More »

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Cape Town From The Air

In Out & About On 28 December 2012 0 Comments

During these holidays we decided to embark on a new adventure and go on a helicopter ride. We have flown many times in those great big aircraft put… Read More »

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Loads of gorgeous green at Greenpoint Park

In Out & About On 23 December 2012 0 Comments

Greenpoint park originated from the building of the new stadium and was opened in early 2011. The park has been hailed as a “park for the people” and… Read More »

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Flock At Sea 2013

In Out & About On 18 December 2012 0 Comments

We are so excited to be going on a trip at sea with 1000 other birders in March 2013. Flock at Sea, by MSC in conjunction with SA… Read More »

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SA Post Office last stamp issue of 2012. Go Digital!

In Philately On 14 December 2012 0 Comments

Go DIGITAL South Africa! Stamps issued on 23rd November 2012 The broadcasting environment is going through amazing changes owing to the development of digital technology. In South Africa,… Read More »

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A Week of Activity At Intaka Island

In Interesting Things On 23 November 2012 0 Comments

In the lead up to Birding Big Day tomorrow, Saturday the 23rd November, Intaka has been a hive of activity, with all kinds of interesting programs running through… Read More »

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South African Post Office 2013 Programme for Stamps

In Philately On 19 November 2012 16 Comments

Well this year is really nearing its end and the South African Post Office (SAPO) will have one more issue this year, an Ad Hoc issue, Go Digital… Read More »

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Bobotie, South Africa’s Favourite Food

In Food On 19 November 2012 0 Comments

Bobotie could almost be called the national dish of South Africa, it consists of spicy minced meat topped by a savoury custard which is then baked in the… Read More »

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Galileo introduces Open Air Movies in Kirstenbosch Gardens

In Out & About On 7 November 2012 1 Comment

To add to the summer events at Kirstenbosch, Galileo will bring you Open Air Cinema in the beautiful Kirstenbosch gardens, on the lawns, under the stars, who could… Read More »

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Rose’s Passion Fruit and Lemonade Flavoured Drink

In Food On 1 November 2012 0 Comments

Rose’s has been a name we have always paired with quality in South Africa. Our family has bought and loved all the Rose’s cordials, from Lime Cordial to… Read More »

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Kirstenbosch Summer Concert Programme November 2012 to April 2013

In Interesting Things On 30 October 2012 0 Comments

It is that exciting time of the year when Kirstenbosch opens its Summer Concerts out on the lawns. Bring your blanket and picnic basket and be sure to… Read More »

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South African Sasol eBird App for iPhone,Blackberry and Android

In Technology On 26 October 2012 0 Comments

Sasol Birds of South Africa has had a huge success with their printed book and riding on the popularity of birding and sales of their book they have… Read More »