Friday is Youth Day, a commemoration of the 1976 Soweto uprisings, but for most South Africans it just means a long weekend. When I started doing research on the day, I was quite stunned by the magnitude and effects of the uprisings.
Since the first announcement of tropical storm Dineo, I’ve been reminiscing about the bad weather and floods I experienced growing up in the Bushveld.
Tonight millions of South Africans will be watching the annual drama of President Zuma’s State of Nation Address and debating the country’s successes and failures
The Lowveld sun has never been kind to my skin. A few minutes outside on a sunny day and I tend to resemble a lobster or tomato.
It’s the start of the year and we’re looking forward to all of the great events planned in the area. Make sure we don’t miss out on any of them by sending us your event info.
Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? Mine tend to be vague wishes, but this year I tried something different in the hopes that I’ll actually reach these goals.
Make sure your car is stocked with the essentials when heading off on holiday, just in case you get stuck in traffic or are stranded with car problems.
Only thirty days until Christmas and in-between marvelling at the madness of the Festive Season, I’m looking forward to a time of fun, family and food.
Better get your umbrellas and raincoats out, our “big rains” have finally arrived.
Toe ek hoor petrolpryse styg moontlik weer, dink ek aan die keer toe ons met ‘n byna leë petroltenk tydens beurtkrag op Middelpos geland het. Toe moes ‘n boer ‘n plan maak.
As we near the end of the year, tempers tend to flare up because everyone is tired and looking forward to a holiday.