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On the slopes of Table Mountain.

Climbing the iconic Table Mountain is not for the faint-hearted. More people die on Table Mountain than Mount Everest. Rocky cliffs, steep drops, puff adders, searing heat when the sun rises, yet there are many experienced guides to lead you safely up its 1088 metres. 462 more words

Plant Focus


The tri-series between Australia, Zimbabwe and South Africa ended on Saturday with the Proteas defeating the Kangaroos comprehensively to clinch the tri-series at the Harare Sports Club Zimbabwe. 566 more words


Flowering Front Gate

Today I replanted the garden beds at the front gate.  Just before my daughter, Kate’s wedding, I had a garden bed made just inside the entrance near our cattle grid, and even though Pete was so ill at that stage, he drove the tractor up to a hill on our property and brought some huge stones down with it and placed them where I wanted them in the beds. 188 more words

Cricket: South Africa v Australia ODI

Ab de Villiers  and du PLESSIS puts on a remarkable performance to steer the Proteas to a victory against australia.

RSA 3/330 def Aust 7/329

Ab De Villiers

The beautiful, tiny and so special things in nature

I am so lucky to have a wonderful nature reserve right on my doorstep.  I decided to take a walk on the weekend and came across some beautiful sights and find that walking in nature on my own can be a challenge in itself.   600 more words


The low to top all lows

The England Under 19 cricket team completed an unprecedented 5-0 whitewash of South Africa in the Proteas’ latest outgoing tour of Pommieville.

The visitors failed to register a single win in seven matches against the Poms. 493 more words

SA U19 to play for a "better loss". (If there is such a thing)

The SA U19 team will wake up in Derby on Friday morning, knowing that the possibility of a series whitewash, away to England lie imminent, in the grass of the DCC. 447 more words