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Not a winter fan…? Make it your favourite season with these 5 amazing experiences

Not a winter fan…? Make it your favourite season with these 5 amazing experiences

  Snowhunting If you’re not following SnowReportSA yet, go do so now. With live cameras stationed in Matroosberg (Ceres) and Driehoek (Cederberg), you’ll be the first to know when you can hit the road and enjoy a fresh blanket of snow.     Track down the best hot chocolate The French know their stuff –Read more about Not a winter fan…? Make it your favourite season with these 5 amazing experiences[…]

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Tribute to Anna Basson

Tribute to Anna Basson

Today is Anna Basson’s birthday! The late Anna Basson was the founder of Anna Basson Properties with her husband August on her side.  Together they established the business on strong and non-negotiable values that are still in the forefront today. “My sales strategy was very simple,” she says. “It was just being honest. I learnedRead more about Tribute to Anna Basson[…]

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De Oude Leeskamer – where does the name come from?

De Oude Leeskamer – where does the name come from?

Did you know that the Oude Leeskamer in Dorpstraat 182 was literally a room for reading in? At least three book clubs existed in the early 1800s: the Reading Club, who gathered in the Leeskamer (founded in 1847), the Book Society (1829) and the Dutch Leesgeselschap (1840). Before then the town had a postal coach service that occasionally brought books to andRead more about De Oude Leeskamer – where does the name come from?[…]

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Home checklist when going away this holiday
1. Service alarm system and irrigation.
2. Care of pets (feeding and walking).
3. Put your swimming pool on an automatic timer.
4. Receiving of mail and make arrangements for extra mail delivery.
5. Cancel your newspaper delivery.
6. Take extra care of electronic devices i.e. the switching off all appliances
during load shedding.
7. Empty all bins and dead flowers.
8. Empty your fridge.
9. Pay attention to spice racks and remove all old ingredients/food items.
10. Close all windows to decrease dust on burglar bars.
11. Automatic switch that switches lights on and off.
Exciting student accommodation
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