Did you know that the Port Elizabeth Lawn Tennis Club in St Georges Park was founded on 1 September 1879, making it the oldest active tennis club in South Africa? The club hosted the first South African Lawn Tennis Championship in 1891 and today the club is still situated on its original site.
On the 1st and 2nd of September 2018, Nelson Mandela Bay is playing host to the 70.3 Ironman World Championship here in Port Elizabeth. Check out this stunning host city video that has just been posted by Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism. Not just is Port Elizabeth one of the best Ironman venues in the world, … Continue reading 2018 70.3 Ironman World Champs host city video
I used enjoy watching DF Malherbe, my alma mater, play rugby and netball on a Saturday. A few years after school I actually helped to coach the u14 team for a year or two but as time went on I got to go less and less as life got more and more busy. Now Chaos … Continue reading Returning to high school rugby
Over the past week the South African Indoor Cricket junior championships took place in Port Elizabeth and Miggie was in the under 10 EP Elephants side taking part in the tournament. It's been close to 8 months of preparations and the team did not disappoint. They came through the round robin rounds undefeated although they … Continue reading Our little SA champions
Life has been hectic and everything is coming in the way of blogging. Or more importantly, taking photos for the blog. I'm just not finding time to get out there with my camera and has been snapping pics with my phone to keep going.But like I said, life gets in the way. Work, family, kids … Continue reading Final preparation
I'm not a golfer. Not really by choice, more by the fact that I just don't still have time for it as well. I'd rather be out looking for Geocaches somewhere. It's not that I've never tried though. I played the 9 hole Kragga Kamma course probably three times and twice at Sardinia Bay's 9 … Continue reading Tee off at PE Golf Club
Robin Hood does it. Legolas killed orcs doing it, Princess Merida did it in Brave, Hawkeye and Green Arrow are seen as superheroes for doing it, Katniss Everdeen has been doing it and Rambo even took down a helicopter doing it. Did you know there is an archery club at Londt Park? Well, on the … Continue reading Shooting arrows like a boss
Having a budding young cricket player on our hands, it wasn't difficult finding Miggie around the campsite at Mahai in the Drakensberg during December when we were looking for her. Just find the nearest cricket game and she will be there. Preferably one with adults playing as "they bowl better", to quote her.
Today's post is a more personal one. Why? Because I can and I feel like bragging a bit.When your daughter's idols are Kagiso Rabada, Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers and Imran Tahir then you know she's a cricket fan. The difference from other girls who are just cricket fans though is that mine has a … Continue reading Little Miss Cricket
The first One Day International of the cricket series between South Africa and Sri Lanka took place here in Port Elizabeth today and I was there. It's been a while since I've been to an international cricket game and it was really a treat being able to go and enjoy it with Drama Princess. Other … Continue reading Cricket at St George’s