Cities often have, in their suburbs, places of interest and beauty. Cape Town is such a city. This particular place is the Arderne Garden in the suburb of Claremont. It is well known to brides as a place to take wedding photographs, also known to those homes near to it but there are many other […]
With the aid of modern appliances it is not difficult to have private or commercial washing done.
The town and the South African Naval Dockyard share the name of Simon’s Town.
Coast lines often need some means of protection against wave action, particularly harbour walls and breakwaters.
Honey is a tasty thick fluid humans enjoy eating in various forms. In the large background that we call history how did it become one of the causes for strife between the KhoiSan and the new settlers? Strife that got worse as politics began to form the future of South Africa and which would affect […]
An important part of most newspapers is the advertising section known as the “Classifieds”. They are not a new form of finding an item to buy or sell or to report on some matter or other. Being an inveterate newspaper reader curiosity was aroused as to the background of these specific notices. A classified advert […]
Groot Constantia shares it’s beautiful vineyards.
The use of bookmarks goes back many centuries. They would have originally only been used by men, perhaps monks who had a certain education and could read. Books were available to them. A few women amongst the aristocracy might also have had the pleasure of reading. It is said that Queen Elizabeth 1 was given […]
Gardens of whatever size can be a place in which to relax or a place where one can closely observe the small creatures that live there. It is surprising how many of nature’s family co-habits with human kind. At the moment two colonies of honey bees are busily collecting the necessary ingredients to produce, in […]
Observing birds offers pleasure to many human beings. Many different species of garden birds have, at times, taken their ease in our garden. Nests have been seen in a variety of places sometimes with chicks making their hunger known. Over a period of years a large, well branched poplar tree was the place chosen […]