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The story of Dorp Street

The story of Dorp Street

Someone calls Stellenbosch the ‘spine’ of Stellenbosch. The meandering path breaks the grid pattern of most towns and tells about the intimacy and authenticity of Stellenbosch. This ‘carriage road’ to the Cape (“de wagenweg naar de Caab“) was a road slowly shaped by the wheels of wagons and coaches driving between the Cape of GoodRead more about The story of Dorp Street[…]

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Die storie van die Drostdy

Die storie van die Drostdy

The Heemkring is a local society concerned with Stellenbosch’s heritage. They host a presentation every two months and last night I attended to listen to the archeologist Hennie Vos about excavations made at the Stellenbosch Theological seminary. Thanks to the wonderful ooms and tannies there were plenty of tea and cake afterwards. The origin of Drostdy streetRead more about Die storie van die Drostdy[…]

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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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