Monthly Archives: December 2016

Historical Recipes

The following recipes were named after South African historical events and people and should be preserved for future generations as part of our Heritage. If anyone can add to this list or comment on the origin of the recipes, I … Continue reading

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Letter from Zimbabwe

Dear Family and Friends, After a fortnight away you return to Zimbabwe and instantly know you are home: you can feel it in your heart, sense it in your soul, breathe it into your lungs, see it with your own … Continue reading

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A Mom’s Reply to “Rules for Dating my Daughter”

Lisa R. Petty – Blogger at LisaRPetty.com (Petty Thoughts), Mom, Wife, and all around awkward cat lady Normally, I flip through the interwebs casually and inattentively. I read headlines, glance at cat pictures, and roll my eyes at religious and political … Continue reading

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10 Simple Rules for Dating My Daughter

10 Simple Rules for Dating My Daughter by jonah jones / September 13, 2009 5:50 AM PDT Copyright 1998 W. Bruce Cameron Please do not remove the copyright from this essay When I was in high school I used to … Continue reading

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The Battle of Blood River and the Blood River Monument

Background The Great Trek 1835-1838 Between 1835 and 1838 there was a great migration of about 10,000 Afrikaans speaking people (Voortrekkers, pioneers) from the Eastern cape Colony to the northern parts of South Africa. The migration is known as the … Continue reading

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Curry Cook-off

Please take time to read this slowly. If you pay attention to the first two judges, the reaction of the third judge is even better. For those of you who have lived in Natal, you know how typical this is. … Continue reading

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Origin of the American Hamburger

In the previous issue I tried to trace the origin of Coke. This time it’s another great US institution, the hamburger. Let’s stick to the American hamburger, this is what I could find: There is a diversity of opinion between … Continue reading

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