Happy Workers Day!

 Today is Workers’ Day in South Africa – a public holiday that has its origins internationally, within the historical struggles of workers and their trade unions. The day celebrates the rights of workers, and recognises their struggle for fair working conditions and employment standards. It has been a holiday since 1994, and has ties to the

Marimba Festival

 The Cape Town Marimba Festival will take place on Friday 24 April 2015,  at 19h45 at the Baxter Concert Hall, Baxter Theatre Complex, Rondebosch. The Cape Town Marimba Festival is a joint venture between the Cape Town Big Band Jazz Festival and Woodworx Marimbas. Woodworx Marimbas is involved in the development of African music on

Rondebosch Potters Market | 21 March 2015

 It’s that time again. Twice a year, in March and November, the Rondebosch Potters Market is held at Rondebosch Park. This super-popular market features the works of both professional and amateur potters from Cape Town and elsewhere in the Western Cape. The market is the perfect place for finding unique, locally-made gifts and there are always fantastic bargains to

Happy St Patrick’s Day

  Shamrocks, gold a’ plenty, and tons of Irish smiles. Hope your St. Patrick’s Day brings much togetherness with friends and family all the while! The Rondebosch blog and Chas Everitt wish you a Happy St Patrick’s Day. May the homes and houses in all of Rondebosch be filled the spirit of green this special day! For more see www.Ireland.co.za – Chas Everitt Cape

The Burning Hills of Cape Town

 The massive fire raging in the southern peninsula mountains is set to burn for at least another two days – perhaps longer. With the Cape Town Cycle Tour taking place on Sunday, the battle to contain the fire raged on on Tuesday, with helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft and ground teams fighting the blaze spread out over

ICC Cricket Fixtures 2015

 The Rondebosch blog and Chas Everitt are happy to bring you the key information for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, including dates and times for every fixture in Australia and New Zealand. The tournament will be jointly held across Australia and New Zealand in February and March 2015.

Happy Valentines Day

 The Rondebosch blog and Chas Everitt wish our Rondebosch residents a happy Valentines Day.   10 Irish quotes about love and romance: I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear well. Oliver Goldsmith Women are made to be loved, not understood. Oscar Wilde The most important things in the world to

New Load Shedding App

 No more confusing PDFs, no more outdated schedules that are almost as frustrating as the power outages themselves – News24 has developed a nifty app that allows you to check exactly when your neighbourhood will be hit by load shedding. The free web application, Grid Watch allows users to type in their suburb name, and

New Listing in Rondebosch

 Renovated four bedroom home is complete with top class fixtures and fittings throughout. Truly an entertainer’s dream with spacious entrance hall leading off to the lounge with fireplace, for those cold winter evenings. Sliding doors from the lounge to a large, partially covered veranda, overlooking the pool and a well-maintained garden. Open-plan kitchen. Conveniently situated with

New Load Shedding Schedule

 The new schedules below are designed around the days of the month and reflect Eskom’s decision to implement loadshedding nationally on a regular basis and over weekends. They replace the previous schedules, which were designed around days of the week and were applicable for occasional loadshedding during peak demand times. Loadshedding stages depend on the