Monthly Archives: March 2016

Emperors Palace Wedding Show 2016

Most people who regularly read my blog will know that I am a marriage officer of the Republic of South Africa, able to conduct both the ceremony and the legal side of your wedding.  I am also willing to separate … Continue reading

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The Little Prince

One of the joys of the National Children’s Theatre is that their shows have as much appeal for the adults as for the children.  This time, perhaps, artistic director Francois Theron may have slightly overreached the adult appeal and as … Continue reading

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Disney’s Aladdin Jr

The five year old twincesses loved it.  What more needs to be said about a show? The People’s Theatre producers, Jill Girard and Keith Smith, used the fabulous Sandy Dyer (daughter of the operatic soprano Joyce Barker) to do the … Continue reading

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101 Kruger Tales

Author/Compiler: Jeff Gordon Title:  101 Kruger Tales Sub-title:  Extraordinary stories from ordinary visitors to the Kruger National Park Format:  Soft cover, 410 pages Publisher:  Struik Nature Year:  2015 Recommended selling price:  R270 ISBN: 9780620611329 I read this book through in … Continue reading

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Concert made her smile – a lot

A young person I know is getting a divorce.  Left homeless and destitute, she is staying with me for a few weeks until she can get on her feet.  She has little choice but to accompany me to wherever I … Continue reading

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Dance Umbella Rebellion and Johannesburg

The choice of an opening work for the Dance Umbrella contemporary dance festival must be a difficult one.  This year, the 28th Dance Umbrella, festival doyenne Georgina Thomson selected a work by Jessica Nupen and Sunnyboy Motau based on the … Continue reading

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