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Walks in the wilds – 8 green city spaces in South Africa
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Walks in the wilds – 8 green city spaces in South Africa

Green 'lungs' or green spaces are what make cities liveable. As our population grows, so our cities expand. And the importance of green spaces increases. Living in an area with access to green spaces is vital for our well being.We have many green city spac...
I Love Rondebosch Because …
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I Love Rondebosch Because …

Hi, I’m Vanessa Wium from Sandown Lodge in Rondebosch.Rondebosch IS BEST KNOWN FOR its history as the place where the first Dutch settlers where given land to farm along the banks of the Liesbeek River, where Cecil John Rhodes rebuilt the Groote Schuur Est...
Starke Ayres in Rosebank – much more than a nursery
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Starke Ayres in Rosebank – much more than a nursery

My husband is a closet nursery fetishist. Now many of you might argue that he is simply a gardening freak. Granted. But there is something a little insidious, do you not think, in spending untold hours in a nursery. A nursery, for goodness sake! Filled with pl...
Rondebosch Common and the café where you do lunch
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Rondebosch Common and the café where you do lunch

'Meet me at this really great venue,' my other half chimes at me across the cell, 'it's in Rondebosch, you can't miss it, right across from the common'. And that is the main allure of this café – the view. Essentially, it must have one of the best views in Cap...
Rondebosch Potters Market – I feel an obsession coming on
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Rondebosch Potters Market – I feel an obsession coming on

On the second-last Saturday of March and November is ceramics fever in Cape Town. Everyone even remotely interested in pottery descends on the Rondebosch Potters Market, where everyone who produces pottery in any shape or form, is there to exhibit. And we're n...