Things to do in Cape Town, the Helderberg, and the Cape Winelands

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Concrete Curves of the Afrikaans Language Monument in Paarl (2017-04-22)

It is impossible not to take notice of the strange, alien-like fingers jutting out from the side of a mountain as you drive towards Paarl, those concrete curves belonging of course to non other than the famous Afrikaans Taalmonument, or… Continue Reading →

Theuns Jordaan at The Barnyard Theatre

I’ve mentioned it more than once on these pages that I’m quite fond of Afrikaans music. It’s a delightful medley of over the top silliness all the way through to the real serious stuff. More importantly, it almost always has… Continue Reading →

Things to See in South Africa: Afrikaans Language Monument (Taalmonument)

The Afrikaans Language Monument (better known locally as the Afrikaanse Taalmonument) is located on a hill overlooking Paarl, Western Cape Province, South Africa. Officially opened on 10 October 1975, it commemorates the semi-centenary of Afrikaans being declared an official language… Continue Reading →

Music: Glaskas – Meneer (2008)

One thing I enjoy after having made Alternative FM (AFM) 91.3 FM my de facto music station is that I get exposed to a lot of great South African music. Case in point. Glaskas. “Glaskas needs no introduction to the… Continue Reading →

Music: Jack Parow ft Francois van Coke – Hard Partytjie Hou (2012)

It’s a little bit of a guilty pleasure of mine, but I kind of like it when a Jack Parow tune pops up on the radio. His tracks always manage to be pretty damn catchy, even if the irreverent lyrics… Continue Reading →

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