8 Cape Floral stamp sheet

SA Cape Floral Region Stamp Issue

In Interesting Things On 20 September 2011 0 Comments

The South African Post Office is releasing ten stamps, in one sheet, on the 23rd September 2011. The ten stamps have been designed by artist Tobie Beele, in… Read More »


Make sure you photograph all your memories

In Photography On 17 September 2011 2 Comments

Everyone has memories, moments that stand out in your life, people that were important and special in your life, the everyday things in your life and the technology… Read More »

Digital tv

Get Ready For Digital TV

In Technology On 15 September 2011 0 Comments

South African television is due to change over from analogue to digital as from April next year. This will mean that all existing viewers with the old bunny… Read More »


Abattoir flies are a great source of protein

In Technology On 13 September 2011 3 Comments

Environmentalist, entrepreneur and visionary, Jason Drew has written a book called The Protein Crunch, revealing the shocking truth about how we, as humans, have abused the world we… Read More »

Moringo tree

Moringa tree brings health to the poor

In Interesting Things On 12 September 2011 44 Comments

The moringa tree is doing real good in South Africa, bringing sustainable business as well as uplifting the health and feeding of communities. The moringa tree, also known… Read More »


Trying for the perfect flower photo

In Photography On 11 September 2011 0 Comments

I find that flowers have the most diverse colours and shapes. I seem to keep taking photos of them and trying to get that perfect shot, somehow the… Read More »


Tomato Bredie, best of the best

In Food On 10 September 2011 0 Comments

Tomato Bredie is one of South Africa’s real gems, slowly cooked it is a richly flavoured meal and the whole house is filled with the most amazing smell…. Read More »

s a agulhas

S A Agulhas leaves on final voyage.

In Interesting Things On 8 September 2011 0 Comments

The S A Agulhas, South Africa’s polar research and supply vessel, has left Cape Town this morning on her final voyage to Gough Island. The S A Agulhas… Read More »

Lotto Balls

Bingo and the bingonistas

In Out & About On 7 September 2011 0 Comments

Bingo is one of those age old games that draw people together, it is always a fun outing with players interacting with the bingo caller, screaming out BINGO… Read More »


Kruger National Park – you have to go

In Out & About On 6 September 2011 0 Comments

Kruger National park spans almost 2 million hectares of land spread out over 20 000 kilometers from the North to the South. It is home to the big… Read More »

horsemanning 1920

Forget planking. Horsemaning has been around since the 1920s.

In Interesting Things On 26 August 2011 0 Comments

I came across this totally bizarre photo posing phenomenon, which is even cooler than the other photo fads like planking, or owling, teapotting or leisure diving. It comes… Read More »

seshoeshoe shirts

Buy 46664 clothes and make a difference

In Interesting Things On 25 August 2011 0 Comments

We all link the numbers 46664 to Nelson Mandela as being his prison number, prisoner 466 of the 1964 intake. The number has now reached international recognition, being… Read More »

garden snail

A harmless way to get rid of snails overnight

In Gardening On 24 August 2011 0 Comments

We are nearing the first official day of spring in South Africa on the first of September. This is the official opening of the public swimming pools and… Read More »


Rhinos being poached in South Africa every 20 hours

In Wildlife On 22 August 2011 0 Comments

What is happening in South Africa to our dwindling rhino population? It is being decimated at the rate of approximately a rhino every 20 hours. In ever-increasing numbers… Read More »

7 Rugby stamp sheet

Springbok emblem commemorated on SA stamps

In Interesting Things On 19 August 2011 0 Comments

In commemoration of 100 years of the South African national rugby team being called ‘The Springboks’, the South African Post Office will issue a set of 10 stamps… Read More »

veal al limone

Veal al Limone for supper

In Food On 19 August 2011 1 Comment

All the various varieties of citrus fruit are available right now, with lemon trees in the garden groaning with the weight of these bright yellow orbs, like decorations… Read More »

domain names

Register your .africa domain

In Technology On 17 August 2011 0 Comments

If the ARC (African Registry Consortium) has its way and the AU (African Union) gives its backing then Africa could be looking at its own TLD (Top level… Read More »

Law and order

Cape Town to film local Law and Order series

In Technology On 17 August 2011 0 Comments

Oh wow! Looks like South Africa is about to get our own Law and Order TV series in the near future. I hope it packs the same punch… Read More »



In Interesting Things On 17 August 2011 3 Comments

South Africans are crazy about soccer, it is the single thing that brings people together, at stadiums they can be heard extolling the virtues of their teams, blowing… Read More »

panama jacks

Panama Jacks: hidden harbour secret

In Out & About On 15 August 2011 0 Comments

There is a hidden secret in the bustling harbour of Cape Town. It is a place known by regulars and sniffed out, of course, by the canny Chinese… Read More »