Anybody who used to live in Port Elizabeth a decade or more ago would probably not believe their eyes when they see what has happened to the dune at Sardinia Bay and how one can't get down to what used to be the parking anymore. On Saturday afternoon I was standing on the dune looking … Continue reading Sards parking
After it's been raining all morning, the sun is out and it's a beautiful early autumn afternoon at Sardinia Bay. Here's hoping for a stunning sunset.
Norm Hudlin on Kragga Kamma Road was created to offer mountain bikers a variety of easy routes in a safe environment. Quickly it also became a popular spot for a jog or a walk and lately it is the hub for families enjoying the painted rocks phenomena. Norm Hudlin is now also home to Gnomesville … Continue reading Gnomesville PE
I'm sure most Port Elizabethans who grew up here would have played in the playpark at St George's Park at one stage or another as a kid and would remember the oxen and wagon. I remember playing on it and so do my kids. After taking a walk around Art in the Park on Sunday, … Continue reading St George’s Park Ox wagon
Art in the Park truly has been a part of Port Elizabeth's being for much longer than I can even remember. 35 years ago I can remember my mom having a stall at Art in the Park and how we spent the whole day playing around St Georges Park and going through the stalls. The … Continue reading A stroll around Art in the Park
A drive by shooting just after sunset last night on my way home up Main Road, Walmer.
On Saturday morning we joined a couple of friends for a walk from Kini Bay to Laurie's Bay. It's not a long walk, but definitely not easy if you are barefoot or in slops. The beach along the way may be beautiful, but the beach isn't quite soft sand but rather mostly fine broken shells. … Continue reading Laurie’s Bay
Watching the sunset from the dunes at Sards in Port Elizabeth is becoming just as popular as the sunset on Signal Hill in Cape Town.
Every morning I walk past a patch of Strelitzia on my way to the office and when there are flowers in bloom I can't help but pause for a moment to enjoy it. The Strelitzia reginae is also known as the crane flower or bird of paradise. In Afrikaans it's called a kraanvoëlblom and in … Continue reading A Bird of Paradise
It is totally against the rules to get out of your vehicle anywhere in the Addo Elephant National Park except for one or two spots. One of those is Domkrag Dam where a new sign has been erected to warn visitors that it is a Big 5 reserve and wild animals do roam freely. Miggie … Continue reading Addo warning signs