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Enjoying pizza on the lawn at Blue Peter after a nice walk at Blouberg Beach is just a perfect way to spend Sunday afternoon in Cape Town.

Popping by with the dogs to meet up with friends surprisingly turned out to be a great idea when our table neighbour sitting next to us presented this skilled sketch of Lola:

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This is the first photo I took of Theodore and it captures in the cutest way how surprised he was.

 

Such a handsome pet rat boy and always so attentive, he makes rattiesitting pure joy.

 

PortRATure: Theodore

PortRATure: Theodore

 

Theodore is super chilled, nothing can rattle this rattie, not even dogs.

 

So when I placed him in the comfy warm afternoon sun corner, he did what every good rat would do and placed his hands neatly and sat up properly for a superb PortRATure picture.

 

PortRATure: Theodore

PortRATure: Theodore

 

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Pet rat Sybil is a beautiful blue russian with a blaze of white right in the middle of her forehead.

 

When I was first rattiesitting her, she was still young and full of energy. She used to be the crazy clown who didn’t leave the other ratties alone:

#RattieSitting: Sybil tries to dominate Sisi.

#RattieSitting: Sybil tries to dominate Sisi.

 

#RattieSitting: Sybil flirts with Smudge.

#RattieSitting: Sybil flirts with Smudge.

 

But now she’s a grand old lady who finally sits still for a photo:

PortRATure: Sybil

PortRATure: Sybil

 

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PortRATure, the art of taking portraits of rats, can turn out quite tricky, especially when the subject does not intend to stay in the spot for even a split second.

 

Pet rat Oliver did not like sitting in this lovely warm afternoon sun corner. He looks like such a cuddle monster, but he’s quick and determined.

 

So I managed to get this snapshot only:

 

PortRATure: Oliver

PortRATure: Oliver

 

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There are many things that make pet rats special.

 

One you will take quick note of is how happy they are to see you.

–¬† Or maybe it’s just that they want food or playtime. ūüėČ

 

Either way, pet rats will make an effort to greet you.

 

Be it in the morning when they wake up in their nest and are curious to see how you are, popping out of their hideaway like a surprise out of a birthday cake, smiling a welcome with their big eyes.

Theodore and Josephine say good morning.

Theodore and Josephine say good morning.

 

Or in the afternoon when you return from work or school and they are sitting eagerly by the cage door, holding the cage bars in their hands as if to say: Let me out! I can’t wait to check up on you!

Mimi can't wait to get out.

Mimi can’t wait to get out.

 

Or at any given point: Most rats are ready when you are. ūüôā

 

Every hello from your pet rat is accompanied by a jolt of joy, their attentive nature is heart-warming and their funny actions uplifting.

 

Seeing these cute faces greeting me always makes my day.

 

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All pet rats have their own individual personality. When rattiesitting it’s always very entertaining getting to know the different characters.

 

Josephine can hardly ever sit still.

 

But just as she’s fast, she’s also curious.

 

So interacting with her allows for brief opportunities of portRATure as she pops up for a quick hello.

 

 

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The bliss of rattiesitting!

 

How cute is this:

Josephine, Sybil, Oliver and don’t forgt Milka, who is gracing us with her cute behind, are all cuddling close together in the rattie box:

 

Maybe a bit too close, as Josephine, for a moment there, disappears into the depths of the cuddle:

#RattieSitting: Pet rats Josephine, Sybil, Oliver and Milka are cuddling in the rattie box.

#RattieSitting: Pet rats Josephine, Sybil, Oliver and Milka are cuddling in the rattie box.

 

But of course Josephine comes back up, and it is Sybil who looks rather squeezed in:

#RattieSitting: Pet rats Josephine, Sybil, Oliver and Milka are cuddling in the rattie box. #RatsMakeGreatPets

#RattieSitting: Pet rats Josephine, Sybil, Oliver and Milka are cuddling in the rattie box. #RatsMakeGreatPets

 

Ratties are real cuddle monsters.

They need the company of other pet rats and seeing them snuggle up to each other in the cutest ways makes you realise why.

 

Knowing how plush and soft their fur is and how sweet and comforting they smell, I just want to crawl in there and be part of the rattie group hug.

 

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Bay Harbour Market offers an eclectic mix of art, craft, fashion, decor and souverniers complemented by food and drink stalls.

 

Situated in an old fish factory it is spacious and sheltered with a corner for live music: The stage is surrounded by benches and tables with just enough space in front for a small dance floor.

 

When folk band 4am started their live gig, their playful and humorous manner invited old and young to tap along. Especially the kids took to the dance floor, having a blast while the parents could watch conveniently from their table.

 

4am were great in interacting with the children, extending their excitement to the grown-ups, who all clapped along by the end.

 

A nice upbeat evening out.

 

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First Thursdays is always worth a visit.

Every time there’s something new for inspiration, some nice and uplifting interaction here and there, great vibes and meaningful art.

 

This time we went with children, that alone offered a new perspective on things.

 

Adults might look at art with a focus on interpretation, but children just see what’s in there. The exchange between the two can be very insightful.

The contrast and vibrancy of African art and its storytelling forms and shapes appeal to kids and parents alike. With a variety of styles and topics, everyone can pick an art piece they like.

 

Some art that caught our eyes on our stroll through Cape Town on First Thursdays:

 

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When pet rats get older they can suffer from respiratory disease.

 

Respiratory infections is a chronic rather than acute condition for which there is no cure.

 

Different treatments are available, starting with oral medications. In addition, a nebuliser can be of help.

 

A nebuliser is a special medical air compressor which vaporises medications into droplets small enough to be inhaled into the lungs, delivering the medications directly to the site of respiratory problems.  They are commonly prescribed for people with asthma and can be adapted for rats or other small pets.

 

Part of my rattiesitting services is to continue medical treatment and this time it includes the nebuliser.

 

As nebulising rats can feel daunting to them, for company I put the patient Theodore together with one of my oldies.

Milka makes a rattling sound when she breathes. She is again on antibiotics which have little effect, so the nebuliser might offer another form of relief.

 

Ratties In The Mist

 

At first the ratties moved around, checking the unfamiliar place for escape possibilities.

 

Being together they settled in, breathing deeply.

 

In the end they started washing themselves, as the moisture was building up on their whiskers:

 

Milka and Theodore quickly became best friends. Both were exhausted after the nebulising treatment.

So when I put them back in the cage, they cuddled up tightly together and slept – with no rattling sounds whatsoever.

 

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The dynamics between the ratties to rat sit are always interesting.

 

Pet rat Josephine is so fast and energetic, she causes a bit too much trouble for my oldies.

 

Hence she’s not allowed in their cage, but just next to the cage is also a good spot to interact.

 

So she dangles around, hanging in the blankie that covers the cage, being all cute to watch:

 

 

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Pet rats are explorative, curious and adventurous.

So naturally they will take any opportunity to get out of the cage.

 

As a pet rat owner you can fight it or you can work with it.

When you train your pet rat well, they will return to their cage on their own accord, so you can give them some free roaming time outside their cage.

 

Ratsitting other pet rats means enough entertainment for my ratties not to have to roam far.

So they often just hang around close to the cage, which then inspires to include the outside area of the cage as playground.

 

A great addition to any cage is the rattie tube.

A simple plastic pipe piece will do:

 

It is perfect for ratties to hide away safely outside their cage.

And it’s always a fun surprise when they emerge from the rattie tube all cute.

 

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Pet rat Theodore is certainly not afraid of dogs, as he cuddles up close to puppy Gigi, who is rather taken aback by his advances.

Gigi grew up with pet rats and knows since she is a puppy that ratties need to be approached with gentle care.

But not all pet rats are so comfortable around dogs that they actively pursue to snuggle up.

A new one for Gigi, she decides to back off. Leaving Theo to go back to his rattie friends.

 

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Dogs and pet rats can get along very well, but never leave them unsupervised, just in case.

 

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I’ve often been to the Concerts in the Park and always had a great time.

I’ve seen Hot Water, Karen Zoid, Lonesome Dave and Arno Carstens a couple of times, Freshly Ground, Dukes of Note and Crimson House.

 

This time we were again in for a treat with The World of Birds and The Rudimentals.

 

The World of Birds were uplifting with their local indie tunes:

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It was pure joy to watch them dance on the grandstand:

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The Rudimentals were up and close:

The Rudimentals with their nine-piece strong ska/reggae band are always a great live music act.

The Rudimentals with their nine-piece strong ska/reggae band are always a great live music act.

 

Getting even into the midst of the crowd, having a little dance with the audience:

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Concerts in the Park are a great afternoon out. De Waal Park is well equipped with playgrounds and water facilities, a haven for children and puppies alike.

There’s always a great vibe, people are super relaxed, friendly and inviting. A fantastic chilled-out experience.

 

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At the “Unlanguaged” Writing Workshop by Greatmore Arts Studios, our facilitator Vuyokazi Ngemntu gave us great writing exercises, turning us into wordsmiths.

 

For example, to write a Diamante Poem!

 

 

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Having rats as pets is so entertaining: It’s like watching a miniature soap opera unfold.

 

Rats are so curious, they somehow end up doing mischief. Rats are also very clever, that’s why it’s easy to relate to them.

 

And of course, rats are very fast, that’s why it’s hardly ever possible to capture these hilarious moments.

 

Here I managed to snap a moment in the Rats! World:

Pet rat Olive is washing her hands after enjoying her rattie treat. -I always make sure every rat gets a treat equally, so it’s fair and square.- Olive is completely oblivious to being checked out by her sister.

Because some rats eat faster than others, so her sister Sisi is already on the hunt for more. She looks around the corner, smelling still what has long been devoured.

How many times did I see a rattie sneak up on the other to try and steal their food away. It’s an ongoing tug-of-war game.

In addition, doesn’t it look super cute how Olive is wrapped up in the sheep skin blankie? As if she was a tiny sheep herself!

 

 

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Your rubbish bin being heavy there?

 

Yes, I must admit, we’re throwing away some pretty bulky stuff. You won’t believe what we’re digging out from our garden. It’s like there’s a whole house buried in our backyard.

 

But of course! For there used to stand The Broken Palace.

 

The what?

 

We used to call it The Broken Palace.

Ha, we used to pass it plenty of times when we were on the run.

That alleyway over there, it was covered with a fishing net. Only we knew how to get through. Very handy when running from the police. Approaching The Broken Palace always meant being safe.

 

Running from the police?

 

Yes yes, fond memories. Good times back then.

 

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The City Nature Challenge 2019 is coming to Cape Town! Join a bioblitz near you!

The City Nature Challenge 2019 is coming to Cape Town! Join a bioblitz near you!

 

The City Nature Challenge is coming to Cape Town!

 

For the first time ever, Cape Town is participating in the City Nature Challenge: an international competition between 150 cities to showcase their fauna and flora by recording observations of all living things.

 

The challenge is a bioblitz that engages residents and visitors to find and document plants, animals, and other organisms living in urban areas.

The goals are to engage the public in the collection of biodiversity data, with three awards each year for

–¬† the city that makes the most observations,

–¬† the city that finds the most species, and

–¬† the city that engages the most people.

 

Cape Town boasts of being one of the most biodiverse cities on Earth. Let us prove it and put Cape Town on both the Biodiversity and Citizen Science maps.

 

Cape Town City Nature Challenge 2019

 

When: April 26th to 29th

Results will be announced Monday, May 6, so be sure to upload your observations by then!

 

How:

Join the City Nature Challenge 2019: Cape Town.

Download the iNaturalist app.

Watch How to Make an Observation on iNaturalist using our Mobile App.

 

How to make observations:

With your phone’s GPS turned on and camera app at the ready, simply roam around the area and snap photos of any plant, animal, fungus, insect, spoor, scat, etc. that you find. Upload your pic on the iNaturalist app and identify it as best as you can – but if you can’t it doesn’t matter, the community will assist. If you don’t have data on your phone, or would prefer to use a DSLR camera, that’s not an issue – you can upload your photos on the iNaturalist desktop website from your home computer.

 

A few City Nature Challenge rules:

–¬† No humans or domestic animals (dogs, cats, pet fish, cows, sheep) please. If in doubt, take a photo anyway. Feral animals (i.e. rats, stray cats, pigeons) are fine.

–¬† Please zoom in as much as possible. If the subject of your photo can’t be seen clearly, it doesn’t count.

–¬† Only take photos of one species at a time. Don’t take a photo of a whole group of different plants and animals if possible, rather photograph each species individually.

–¬† If you are at one venue, e.g. the Aquarium’s seal platform, and see many examples of a species there, please include them all as only one observation. If you see the same species again in a different place, it can be a new observation.

–¬† Only observations within the Cape Town city limits will count, and only from midnight 26 April to midnight 29 April.

 

Find an event near you:

Join the Cape Town City Nature Challenge 2019 Facebook event.

Connect with me on iNaturalist – TrulyJuly.

Participate in the V&A Waterfront bioblitz on Saturday 27 April from 9am to 12 noon.

Join one of these bioblitzes around Cape Town.

 

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Today is Earth Day.

 

A day to commemorate Mother Earth.

 

Planet Earth: Just a pile of rubbish

Planet Earth: Just a pile of rubbish

 

Oh Mother Earth,

 

What have you become?

 

Like a whore you bend over for business.

Your mountains are hollow as you sold your soul when handing out those precious stones and metals.

Your springs are dry as you sold your children’s future when handing over clean water to big corporates.

Your seas are empty as you sold all sea life as collateral damage to the fishing trawlers.

 

Like a sales promotion you promise unsustainable yields.

Your weather is under the weather, your climate out of balance, you destroy what is left with tsunamis, cyclones and tornadoes.

Such a bitch that you only let it rain for rich people. You simply watch as humanity is starving.

And what’s up with that climate change you supposedly got from global warming.

 

Like a dirty old bag there is no care for you.

Filthy with your layer of plastic rubbish covering your face.

Decadent with oil spillages smudging your coastal beauty.

Preposterous with skyscrapers sprouting up like pimples.

 

Like scum you let yourself go.

The blue planet turned ash.

The green lungs turned into burgers.

The red sunrise turned hopeless.

 

Oh Mother Earth,

 

What have you become.

 

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Have a wonderful long weekend and may the Easter-Rattie bring you lots of chocolate eggs. ūüôā

 

 

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Transporting 4 dogs!

 

While I still manage to cycle with 2 dogs, walking them 4 all together can be quite a workout, depending on their level of excitement to go for an adventure.

 

So often it’s the boot for our puppies:

 

Puppies in the boot!

Puppies in the boot!

 

Our 4 puppies settle down in the car boot.

Our 4 puppies settle down in the car boot.

 

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I last visited the Zeitz MOCAA for its grand opening, being impressed and amused by its contemporary art.

 

When I attended the Imbali Art Books: Adventuring Into Art launch I arrived early and took the opportunity to get a quick glance at the latest exhibits.

Some I already knew, but there was a whole lot of new art to discover.

 

Here my selection of art pieces that spoke to me in a meaningful and thought-provoking grasp of catching my eye:

 

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Osborne Macharia at the #ZeitzMocca

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The Amazing Black Man by Kumasi Barnett at the #ZeitzMocca

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Fabric of the Universe by Kathy Robins at the #ZeitzMocca

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Atang Tshikare at the #ZeitzMocca

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Gerald Machona at the #ZeitzMocca

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Kadara Enyeasi at the #ZeitzMocca

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Liona Nyariri at the #ZeitzMocca

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Aristotle Roufanis at the #ZeitzMocca

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Loyiso Mkhize at the #ZeitzMocca

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Greg Shaw at the #ZeitzMocca

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Richard Mudariki at the #ZeitzMocca

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Cosmos Shiridzinomwa at the #ZeitzMocaa

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Kufa Makwavarara at the #ZeitzMocaa

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John Kotze at the #ZeitzMocaa

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Kresiah Mukwazhi at the #ZeitzMocaa

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Gillian Rosselli at the #ZeitzMocaa

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Anthony Bumhira at the #ZeitzMocaa

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Chris Ofili at the #ZeitzMocaa

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Kehinde Wiley at the #ZeitzMocaa

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Cheri Samba at the #ZeitzMocaa

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Jeremiah Quarshie at the #ZeitzMocaa

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And of course always one of my favourite things to do at the Zeitz MOCAA: Going up in the elevator!

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When life writes stories:

Our neighbour living rough on the abandoned corner plot of Greatmore and York Street is reading the newspaper.

Nothing needs to stop you from reading the newspaper.

Nothing needs to stop you from reading the newspaper.

A dumped office chair and the free local newspaper is all it takes to make it look official and sincere.

It shows: Nothing needs stopping you from reading the newspaper.

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Steve Fataar is rekindling The Flames‘ hottest hits at The Daily Music Show.

 

If you want to go down memory lane or get a feel of what the soulful sixties were like, The Daily Music Show is a great venue to experience Steve Fataar and Friends live.

 

How often do you get to see a music legend this up and close?

Like good old friends: Joey Fourie interviews Steve Fataar at The Daily Music Show

Like good old friends: Joey Fourie interviews Steve Fataar at The Daily Music Show

 

Steve Fataar has toured the world, but when he picks up his guitar it doesn’t seem to matter where he is, as it’s all about making great music.

 

This evening in particular was all about guitars with skilled guitarist Brad Saunders accompanying Steve Fataar.

 

It’s amazing how music invites people from all walks of life to join together and play.

At The Daily Music Show you too can be part of the jam.

And with Steve Fataar you’ll Stay fired up!

 

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Wise words by music legend Steve Fataar at #TheDailyMusicShow.

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So make sure you catch Steve Fataar and Friends at The Daily Music Show.

 

Book your tickets for The Daily Music Show now on Quicket.

Call 0848807012 or email bookings@thedailymusicshow.com.

 

Or simply pop by for the night!

Find The Daily Music Show at Glaston House, Corner of Church & Loop:
110 Loop Street, Cape Town City Centre, 8000 Cape Town, South Africa.

 

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I always wonder: How can it be that dogs seem so comfortable on the floor?

 

But especially on hot days Hutch enjoys to cool down on the cold tiles inside.

 

Hutch takes a break and lies flat out on the cool tiles.

Hutch takes a break and lies flat out on the cool tiles.

 

Of course, when I approach Hutch looks up.

Of course, when I approach Hutch looks up.

 

Time for a tummy rub!

Time for a tummy rub!

 

#Puppy #Bliss         #AdoptDontShop

 

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The Set-Up by Paul Erdman

The Set-Up by Paul Erdman

 

I assume after the credit crunch we all know what derivatives are and how they fueled the bubble.

At the time this book was written they were probably still new and a mystery.

Because the financial fraud this book is about is quite easy to follow and understand. It’s quite a simple case.

But the story around it makes it gripping.

So don’t be taken aback that this is a financial thriller. It’s a thriller. Revolving around some insider trading, giving a good idea of how the banking system is structured and controlled.

Towards the end of the book it feels a bit like loose ties were finished up on a rush. After so much time was spent on Part 2 which essentially is a different story altogether as the protagonist is not even involved, it feels a lot is happening in Part 3 without detailed description of motivation.

The last chapter feels to me too close to the title: Too set up. The coincidence is too far-fetched and the Sardinian’s reaction out of character.

This does not feel rounded off to me and makes me think if Erdman was planning on writing a second book to this. It invites to continuing the story and would be a shame to just leave hanging.

 

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One of South Africa’s living treasures is coming to The Daily Music Show!

 

A legend in the music scene:

Steve Fataar formed iconic sixties soul-rock band The Flames in 1963, touring England and the US in the late 60s.

After an impressive discography The Flames recorded the only non-Beach Boys album on the Brother records label under the name “The Flame” in 1970.

Shortly after Steve Fataar left the band to return to South Africa.

 

Take a trip down memory lane with Steve Fataar’s Golden Jukebox.

Tap along to the fan favourites or take a good listen to the lesser known jewels, either way you’ll be in for a treat of the golden oldies.

 

Steve Fataar & Friends are playing at The Daily Music Show.

Steve Fataar & Friends are coming to The Daily Music Show!

Steve Fataar & Friends are coming to The Daily Music Show!

 

Book your tickets for The Daily Music Show now on Quicket.

Call 0848807012 or email bookings@thedailymusicshow.com.

 

Or simply pop by for the night!

Find The Daily Music Show at Glaston House, Corner of Church & Loop:
110 Loop Street, Cape Town City Centre, 8000 Cape Town, South Africa.

 

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In an effort to be accessible to all, Indoni Dance Academy are bringing their show to the public.

 

Taking place at 3 different parks around Cape Town, their performance ‘Dancing with Nature’ works with what the location has to offer.

A great way to discover your local park: through music, rhythm and dance!

 

Their first show took place at Nantes Park, Athlone.

We moved from amphitheatre to playground to open field.

Every time we were treated to an energetic extravaganza with powerful and playful acrobatic moves.

The audience, astounded and ecstatic, erupted in loud cheers and applause at the end of each dance act.

 

Check out some of Indoni Dance Academy‘s wonderful innovative and inspiring moves:

 

 

Grace and style dazzles the audience as the choreography focuses on only two dancers pairing up.

Grace and style dazzles the audience as the choreography focuses on only two dancers pairing up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not to be missed! ūüíö

You can still catch ‘Dancing with Nature’ at 2 upcoming events:

Saturday 27 April (Freedom Day):  3pm to 4pm at Khayelitsha Wetlands Park. (If this performance is cancelled due to bad weather, the alternative date is Sunday April 28.)

Wednesday 1 May (Workers Day):  3pm to 4pm at Green Point Park.

 

 

#hcifoundation #WesternCapeGovt #CommunityArtsAndCulture #CityOfCapetown  #tfg #bmiprogram #NotToBeMissed  #NantesPark #KhayelitshaWetlandsPark  #GreenpointPark

 

 

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How to pronounce... Huawei is the first search suggestion on Google.

How to pronounce… Huawei is the first search suggestion on Google.

 

When I type ‚ÄėHow to pronounce‚Äô into Google, the first suggestion Google offers me is ‚Äėhuawei‚Äô.

 

If Huawei pops up as the first prediction in Google search suggestions, that means the majority of people are searching this and wondering:

 

How to pronounce Huawei?

 

It appears Huawei must have gotten tired of being the most unpronounceable gadget company name and created an official How to pronounce Huawei video.

 

So there.

 

Wah-Way it is.

 

 

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Einfach s√ľ√ü: Africanis Hunde lieben die afrikanische Sonne.

 

R√ľde Hutch legt sich gerne in unserem Garten in die hei√üen Sonnenstrahlen – gut, dass er auch wei√ü, wann er eine Pause einlegen sollte.

 

Ich sehe ihn oft ein Sonnenbad genießen:

 

Hutch legt sich der L√§nge nach hin f√ľr ein Nickerchen in der Sonne.

Hutch legt sich der L√§nge nach hin f√ľr ein Nickerchen in der Sonne.

 

Sobald ich näher komme, ist Gigi auch da und Hutch wacht auf.

Sobald ich näher komme, ist Gigi auch da und Hutch wacht auf.

 

Hutch reckt sich...

Hutch reckt sich…

 

...und streckt sich...

…und streckt sich…

 

...und pennt weiter.

…und pennt weiter.

 

#Hundeliebe         #AdoptDontShop

 

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So adorable: Africanis dogs love the African sun.

 

Puppy Hutch enjoys soaking up the hot sunrays in our garden, luckily he also knows when to take a break.

 

I often see him taking a sunbath:

 

Hutch seems flat out taking a nap in the sun.

Hutch seems flat out taking a nap in the sun.

 

But of course, as soon as I approach, Gigi is also there and Hutch wakes up.

But of course, as soon as I approach, Gigi is also there and Hutch wakes up.

 

Hutch stretches...

Hutch stretches…

 

...and flexes...

…and flexes…

 

...and chills some more.

…and chills some more.

 

#Puppy #Bliss         #AdoptDontShop

 

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Happy World Rat Day!

 

May you have a rattical day, simply do it like the Great Ratfucius:

 

Chillax and just hang in there

 

#RatSitting: Pet rat Cappuccino knows how to take it easy, as he's just hanging in there in his comfy fluffy rattie hammock.

#RatSitting: Pet rat Cappuccino knows how to take it easy, as he’s just hanging in there in his comfy fluffy rattie hammock.

 

#RatsMakeGreatPets

 

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Fires at the abandoned plot of 27 Greatmore Street are now becoming a regular thing:

 

First, we had a fire whirl reaching high over the second storey roof of our house, almost setting it alight.

 

Then, we had another serious blaze burning down the rebuild illegal shacks yet again.

 

Now, a wooden bedframe was deliberately propped against the vibracrete wall and set ablaze, putting all surrounding buildings at risk of catching the fire – the sparks were flying high and far.

 

You can picture how high the fire was by the wide open end burn it left on the vibracrete.

The abandoned plot at 27 Greatmore Street is not only a health hazard but also a fire risk.

The abandoned plot at 27 Greatmore Street is not only a health hazard but also a fire risk.

 

While the first blaze looks like it was caused by unsafe handling of open fire in a shack, the two fires that followed show signs they were arson attacks.

 

Fortunately I must’ve developed a sixth sense by now: Since the first fire I’m very quick to notice any flames at the back of our property. Luckily in time so further severe damage could be prevented.

 

Please be on the lookout, especially around informal settlements: Hokkies are a fire hazard.

Save the number for the fire brigade ready in your phone: 998 / 999.

Have a fire extinguisher ready at hand or at least, with current water saving efforts, a bucket of water.

Clear abandoned plots from shrubbery and rubbish, which, especially during drought, can easily catch fire.

 

#FireIsEveryonesFight

 

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This looks like a typical post on Facebook. But check the source first before you share it.

This looks like a typical post on Facebook. But check the source first before you share it.

 

This is a typical post shared on Facebook: Nothing out of the ordinary, everything seems legit.

 

And of course it’s flattering to most parents, as most children go through a phase of liking dinosaurs.

 

Obsession with dinosaurs is the second most common intense interest of children. Yet, the topic feels quite specific, like only applying to your child.

 

So it appeals to a wide audience, who readily share it:

59 percent share an article without even reading it.

 

However, in order to combat internet fraud, fake news, scams and spam, we have to check the content and the source of the stories we share.

 

When clicking on the link I’m indeed taken to a solid looking website with a sound article.

 

But why would this particular source be an expert on this particular topic? Did they maybe just repost this story from somewhere, if so, what is the original source?

 

Clicking on the homepage of this source reveals that this is definitely not what I want to share:

What they call “Alternative News & Hub for All Things Weird & Interesting” looks to me like conspiracy theories and clickbait headlines.

 

To confirm I google the source and what others are saying about it.

And indeed: Wikipedia included it in the List of fake news websites, referencing this article: Avoid These Fake News Sites at All Costs.

 

Even if you agree with the content of a specific article, check the context in which it was posted: It might just be a well crafted clickbait story linking to a really dodgy website.

 

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Cyclists stay alive at 1.5

Cyclists stay alive at 1.5

 

Thinking ahead is so terribly important when driving, because:

 

Cars can kill.

 

And we all make mistakes.

 

You need to think ahead when driving, not only to keep your own safe driving in check, but also to watch out for others. Because they’re the idiots, right? So you have to be ready for their mistakes, too.

 

Every motorbike rider and cyclist knows this. Especially as it seems no driver ever sees us. As a cyclist I often wave at drivers, because they haven’t got a clue I exist, even though I’m right next to them.

 

A lot of drivers are completely unaware of what’s going on around them.

 

Especially in Cape Town where they all seem to start daydreaming at the sight of Table Mountain.

 

Yet, they should be on the watch-out for anything out of the norm.

 

When the car in front of me breaks, I knew that, because I watched the brake lights ahead of the car in front of me.

 

And maybe if the view permits, I watched the car in front of that, too.

 

That’s why it is a good idea not to drive too close to the car in front of us: So they don’t obstruct our view to see ahead. So we can be ready for whatever might be coming our way.

 

And because we don’t know how wobbly or not that cyclist is, we give them the space they need: Cyclists stay alive at 1.5. Stay Wider Of The Rider.

 

And I also looked ahead for the traffic lights coming up in 1 minute, because if they’re red I don’t need to push the gas for no reason.

 

Thinking ahead does not only mean driving safely, but also driving economically.

 

#ThinkAhead   #DriveSafe   #ThinkBike   #CycleSafe

 

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Andreas Eschbach: Das Jesus Video.

Andreas Eschbach: Das Jesus Video.

 

Andreas Eschbachs ‚ÄėDas Jesus Video‚Äô war ‚ÄėBester Roman des Jahres 1998‚Äô.

 

Und ich las es nun, 20 Jahre später.

 

Das Buch dreht sich um eine Zeitreise und die unternahm ich auch, als ich in die Zeit der Jahrtausendwende zur√ľckgebeamt wurde: Da ist die Rede von Handys und Laptops als die neueste Erfindung und wow! es gibt jetzt das Internet.

 

Technologie ist ein wichtiger Bestandteil dieses Buches, es geht schlie√ülich um ein Video. Es ist am√ľsant, zur√ľckzudenken, wie viel Ehrfurcht wir zu Beginn vor dem Internet hatten und nun zu fahrl√§ssig sind, Fake News zu spotten und bedenkenlos einfach alles weiterleiten.

 

Die Wahrheit, welche die Protagonisten in diesem Buch so vehement besch√ľtzen zu versuchen, ist uns in der heutigen Post-Truth-√Ąra doch v√∂llig egal.

 

Welch eine Freude √ľber das Bem√ľhen, der Menschheit die Illusion von den Augen zu streichen, zu lesen, in einer Zeit wo wir aus Versehen faschistisch w√§hlen und dann Brexit Regret haben.

 

Ja, diese Geschichte spielt in den guten alten 90ern.

 

Aber nichts an diesem Buch f√ľhlt sich veraltet an. Die Kernidee ist nach wie vor originell und interessant, bis zum Ende durchzuspielen.

 

Das Ende ist zufriedenstellend. Denn man fragt sich oft, wie der Autor wohl das Unm√∂gliche schafft, sich da wieder herauszuplotten und im Ende die F√§den wieder zusammenzuf√ľhren.

 

Spannend, bunte Vergleiche und guter Lesefluss machen es einfach, diesen Thriller in einem Rutsch wegzulesen.

 

Man muss aber einen Hang f√ľr Sci-Fi haben, um die Handlung richtig zu genie√üen.

 

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Sisi loves her greens: Here she munches homegrown rocket salad.

Sisi loves her greens: Here she munches homegrown rocket salad.

 

Rats are really clever in choosing what to eat which helps them learn which foods are safe and which are poisonous. That is why rats cannot be fought with poison.

 

Rats prefer foods which are beneficial for them and thus eat quite healthy. Pet rats definitely like to eat their greens. So I keep growing fresh salads and herbs in the rattie garden.

 

And it looks so cute when the ratoots are chewing the leaves, holding them with their tiny little hands, making those small soft munching sounds:

 

 

#RatsMakeGreatPets

 

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Familiarise yourself with the anatomy of dog ears to best apply the cleaning solution.

Familiarise yourself with the anatomy of dog ears to best apply the cleaning solution.

 

To prevent ear infections, dog ears must stay clean at all times: How to clean your dog’s ears.

 

You can consult your vet on dog ear cleaning products or you can make your own:

 

Homemade dog ear cleaning solution recipes

 

Vinegar solution: 1 part of vinegar + equal part of water

Probably the best vinegar to use is apple cider vinegar, as that is also beneficial when digested. White vinegar is more acidy and stingy.

The water should be clean, it might be a good idea to boil it beforehand. Just make sure it has cooled down to lukewarm.

You can rev up your vinegar solution by adding a small amount of another cleaning agent, such as baking soda / boric acid / alcohol / iodine.

 

Oil blend: 1 tablespoon of base oil + 1 drop of essential oil

The base oil needs to be light, healthy and gentle such as coconut or olive oil.

The essential oil should have disinfecting qualities like lavender, geranium, frankincense.

Alternatively you can infuse the oil with garlic or add a few drops of sweet almond oil.

 

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Kyle Shepherd is one of South Africa’s leading progressive pianists, composers and band leaders of his generation, internationally recognised for his distinctive compositional style and performances.

 

The award-winning pianist, recipient of the ‚ÄėStandard Bank Young Artist of the Year‚Äô Award (2014)‘ in the jazz category and the coveted ‚ÄėUNISA National Piano Competition Award (2015)‘ was selected for the South African Broadcasting Corporation‚Äôs (SABC 3) ‚Äė21 ICONS South Africa Season III‚Äô (November 2015)‘ for ‚Äúhis ability to transcend cultural barriers by using music as an art form to communicate commonalities and differences across diverse nations”.

 

Kyle Shepherd graduated with a Masters of Music degree cum laude from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa in 2018.

 

And now we get to see Kyle Shepherd live on stage at The Daily Music Show!

 

Exclusively and for the first time in public¬†Kyle Shepherd will be playing the signature tune of The Daily Music Show, entitled ‘Down Klipfontein’, which he was commissioned to compose.

 

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to experience world talent in the cosy setting of The Daily Music Show.

You can choose a date from Friday 29th March to Thursday 4th April, daily from 6.30pm to 8.30pm with optional dinner afterwards.

 

Book your tickets for the The Daily Music Show now on Quicket.

Call 0747201847 or email bookings@thedailymusicshow.com.

 

Or simply pop by for the night!

Find The Daily Music Show at Glaston House, Corner of Church & Loop:
110 Loop Street, Cape Town City Centre, 8000 Cape Town, South Africa.

 

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Auriol Hays takes the stage at #TheDailyMusicShow.

Auriol Hays takes the stage at #TheDailyMusicShow.

 

Every show is different at The Daily Music Show.

Every artist brings their own personal touch to the ambience and takes the audience on a unique journey.

 

A very personal performance was what the audience was treated to by Auriol Hays: The Night Only with Auriol Hays.

And a very unique show that included comedy laughter and ballad power.

 

Eugene Mathews, MC, opened The Daily Music Show.

He has such a relaxed manner, it’s like listening to your best mate telling you a bunch of funny stories.

 

Part of his comedy act was a hilarious story about letting his hair go natural.

That’s why Eugene Mathews looks this gorgeous:

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Next up was Keith Mukhram telling jokes that make you involuntarily grin.

 

Keith Mukhram is new to stand-up comedy, but if he might lack some experience he doubly makes up for it with charm:

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The audience, warmed up with some good laughs, quickly focused their attention on Auriol Hays taking the stage.

Diva presence filling the room, Misses Hays’ earthy songs are intimate and powerful.

Only accompanied by tunes from piano player Rodney Buys, and rhythms from beatboxer Amic BeatBox Zlenoire, her smoldering hotness keeps the audience glued to her lips, following every word of her lyrics, either to understand the full extend of the story she is telling, or to do a double take on what was heard: surely it couldn’t have been… oh yes, it is… Auriol Hays says it as is, not in a profane, but in a profound way. Every song has personal meaning. Some songs were brand new, explaining why she is going to France.

 

 

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No video can do justice to Auriol Hays‘ live performance. You’ve got to see her in person live on stage.

And what a privilege to experience this in a cosy venue like The Daily Music Show.

 

 

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Tonight only at The Daily Music Show: a Farewell Performance by Auriol Hays before she leaves for France.

 

 

The Night Only with Auriol Hays – a night to remember:

 

Comedian, actor, activist, radio and TV personality Eugene Mathews is the Master of Ceremonies.

Up and coming stand-up comedian Keith Mukhram is opening the show with his dazzling comedic prowess.

Auriol Hays is performing some fresh new songs she just penned in the last few months!

 

You’re in for a treat: Delicious food is on sale and guests are greeted with welcome drink on arrival.

 

And to top it all, this concert is happening for a good cause:

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Cornerstone Institute’s Bursary Fund.

 

So book now to see Auriol Hays one more time before she is off to France:

Call 0747201847 or email bookings@thedailymusicshow.com.

 

Or simply pop by tonight!

Find The Daily Music Show at Glaston House, Corner of Church & Loop:
110 Loop Street, Cape Town City Centre, 8000 Cape Town, South Africa.

 

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Land des Feuers, Land der Sehnsucht von Rainer M. Schröder

Land des Feuers, Land der Sehnsucht von Rainer M. Schröder

 

Wer gerne mehr √ľber S√ľdafrika zu Kolonialzeiten erfahren m√∂chte, hat mit diesem Buch einen guten Einstieg.

 

Die Handlung wird durch verbotene Liebess√ľnden auf Trab gehalten, so dass sich die Historie wie ein Roman liest und man doch mehr lernt als man denkt.

 

Spielend absorbiert man den gesamten Verlauf des Burenkrieges, spannend verpackt in zwei aussichtslose Liebesgeschichten.

 

Von der nat√ľrlich doch die letzte im Happy End dieses Buch rund und zufriedenstellend abschlie√üt.

 

Denn die erstere Liebest√§chtelei ist doch recht fragw√ľrdig, ob sie sich so zugetan h√§tte in einem strickten christlichen Afrikaans Haushalt. Ich w√ľrde doch annehmen, dass die Gottesfurcht gerade in einem Afrikaans M√§dchen und gerade zu Kolonialzeiten zu gro√ü gewesen w√§re, auch nur den Gedanken daran zu erlauben.

 

Aber dann wäre nicht die spannende Abenteuergeschichte gefolgt, die das Buch so lesenswert machen.

 

Ganz schön hart ist es, von der Zeit im Konzentrationslager zu lesen, und ich hoffe, dies ruft nochmals in Erinnerung, dass Krieg immer nur zerstört, auf beiden Seiten.

 

In unserer modernen Zeit, in der sich die Geschichte immer nur wiederholt, ist es wichtig, von der Vergangenheit zu lernen.

 

Dieses Buch tut das mit einer Leichtigkeit, die einen wunderbar aus dem Alltag reißt.

 

Ein solider gut geschriebener Roman, der sich z√ľgig liest, weil man doch wissen m√∂chte, wie es weiter geht.

 

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If your dog is active out and about outside, it’s a good idea to check their ears regularly.

 

Signs your dog’s ears need a clean

–¬† ¬†scratching at one or both ears

–¬† ¬†rubbing ears on the carpet

–¬† ¬†frequent shaking of head

 

How to clean your dog’s ears

 

1. Have everything ready.

Prepare a place outside or in the bath where it’s ok if things get a bit messy.

Lay out everything you need: Scissors, cotton balls or a cloth, ear cleaning solution, cotton-tipped applicator, a towel, treats.

 

2. Train your dog to sit still.

Familiarise your dog with the equipment, show there’s nothing to be afraid of and give them a treat. Make sure your dog is comfortable and relaxed.

 

3. Trim excess hair around the ear.

Your dog must sit still for this. Use small handy scissors with a dull end to not accidentally pierce your dog.

Cut all hair that obstructs dirt from coming out of your dog’s ear.

 

4. Flush the ear with cleaning solution.

Don’t insert any tool into your dog’s ear canal further than you can see or you might damage the ear drum.

Completely fill your dog‚Äôs ear canal with cleaning solution. To avoid mess, don’t overspill. Close the ear flap over the opening.¬†Your dog must still sit still.

 

5. Massage the ear.

Your dog should enjoy this: Gently rub the base of your dog’s ear between thumb and index finger in a circular motion for about half a minute.

Make sure the cleaning solution spreads around everywhere and the ear gets a good soak. You should be able to hear a smacking sound.

 

6. Let your dog shake their ears out.

To keep mess at a minimum, hold a towel around your dog’s head.

Encourage your dog shake out all the cleaning solution.

 

7. Clean up the rest.

Be very careful not to accidentally push any dirt back into the ear canal. Don’t use cotton swabs.

Wipe the ear with cotton wool or a cloth from the inside out. Then gently clean in between the skin folds.

 

8. Repeat.

Repeat the process with the other ear. Or, should the ear still be dirty, repeat with the same ear.

 

A handy step by step infographic by Montego:

Step by step: How to clean dog ears by Montego.

Step by step: How to clean dog ears by Montego Pet Nutrition.

 

 

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Three sisters reunited:

All our rattie girls are getting old. It’s that time in a pet rat’s life when it comes to an end.

Already we lost Mommy and Molly, Tipsy and Topsy, and Biscuit, Olive’s companion.

So not to be alone, Olive got reunited with her sisters Milka and Sisi.

 

Olive arrived with a bit of a skin problem: Mites.

This can happen, especially when the pet rat is old and alone.

 

So Olive got the olive oil treatment.

After trying it on Dash and Dot, I found it’s one of the most natural and effective methods to help your rat get their coat in order. Olive oil is good for them, inside and out.

 

 

And there’s another plus: The olive oil entices all pet rats of the rattie clan to help clean it up.

That means even though Sisi, Milka and Olive were still in the clan rearrangement mode –¬† although pet rats remember each other, there’s always a bit of reestablishing the hierarchy order – they took a break from the reshuffle and resumed in extensive grooming.

This of course speeds up the reunification process and soon Milka and Olive cuddled up like the good old buddies they are.

 

Rattie Olive got the olive oil treatment and her sister Milka is helping her cleaning it up with extensive grooming.

Rattie Olive got the olive oil treatment and her sister Milka is helping her cleaning it up with extensive grooming.

 

#RatsMakeGreatPets

 

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Eskom: We don't always supply you with electricity. But when we do, please don't use it.

Eskom: We don’t always supply you with electricity. But when we do, please don’t use it.

 

I always only saw loadshedding as a nuisance we can plan for.

After all it’s not such a big deal to be without electricity for 2 hours as per a scheduled cycle with ample notice to prepare.

Everyone, individuals as well as businesses, can work around it and have back-up plans in place.

 

However, it seems the actual power surges are taking a special toll we need to consider:

 

The damage to tech through loadshedding

 

I couldn’t post on my blog for the last two days, because loadshedding has fried our internet.

We’re still trying to figure out what got damaged and source the replacement.

Just now my mobile network provider was down, so again I had no internet. Even the big businesses can’t keep up with the frequent loadshedding.

 

This morning I hear Roger Goode on 5FM explaining they can’t play part of their radio show, as their UPS fried.

UPS stands for Uninterruptible Power Supply and is that back-up plan I mentioned earlier that many businesses opted for.

It’s basically a powerful rechargeable battery, that however still can’t cope with the power cuts.

 

All alarm systems are backed up by a battery.

After loadshedding had fried our alarm system’s transistor, quite costly to replace, our battery is next in line: Though it should last hours, it hardly manages the normal loadshedding duration of 2 hours anymore.

There’s simply not enough time for these powerful batteries to recharge in between loadshedding.

 

Just to be on the safe side, unplug all your tech when electricity gets switched off and back on.

Otherwise loadshedding can add a whole lot of detrimental damage to the cost we’re all already bearing.

 

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The #CapeCulturalCollective brings a diverse range of cultural influences to the stage of #TheDailyMusicShow.

The #CapeCulturalCollective brings a diverse range of cultural influences to the stage of #TheDailyMusicShow.

 

The Cape Cultural Collective is a truly inspiring story of people from all ages, class, colour, religion, language and local areas uniting for the love of music.

 

This cultural mix influences the choices of songs the Rosa Choir performs. A personal selection by the members, with deep meaning in regards to history, but also friendship and love.

 

The sincerity and joy of the the Rosa Choir transfers through the live music and singing, sweeping you off your feet and onto the dance floor: The Cape Cultural Collective simply has a way of making you want to be a part of it.

 

Don’t miss out! Take the opportunity to see the Cape Cultural Collective at a cosy venue in the heart of Cape Town: The CCC on stage at The Daily Music Show.

 

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Tickets are R150 pp and include wine / juice and snacks.
To book call 0747201847 or email bookings@thedailymusicshow.com.

 

Or simply pop by on the night!
Find The Daily Music Show at Glaston House, Corner of Church & Loop:
110 Loop Street, Cape Town City Centre, 8000 Cape Town, South Africa.

 

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Street Side Bakery Pty LTD in Makhaya, Khayelitsha.

Street Side Bakery Pty LTD in Makhaya, Khayelitsha.

 

I have IBS and thus try to follow a LOW FODMAP diet.

 

Usually this means: Pastries and muffins are a no go for me, leading me to try find alternatives, e.g. for sandwiches and biscuits and bread.

 

Attending a course on Leadership for Social Change we were blessed to have Street Side Bakery cater for our breakfasts and tea breaks.

 

Thus I got to try a variety of their baked goods: From egg and tuna sandwiches to berry and cappuccino muffins to cacao and lemon biscuits, all of which delicious.

 

When it comes to yummy food I can hardly resist, but I tried to keep the intake of simple carbohydrates as low as possible.

 

However, Street Side Bakery take into account your possible tummy problems baked goods can cause: They offer a great range free of milk and eggs to accommodate lactose and egg white intolerant customers.

 

To my surprise I found myself digesting the Street Side Bakery foods very well. And they taste as good as they are: Proper home-made, with only good ingredients and lots of love. ūüôā

 

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Apparently it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert.

 

So better start now!

 

I started committing to #ABlogPostADay back in February 2017.

 

I took a break. It didn’t work. After such a long time of making writing my daily habit I feel bad not doing it.

 Yours *TrulyJuly* Blog Post Frequency: Taking a break did not feel good.

Yours *TrulyJuly* Blog Post Frequency: Taking a break did not feel good.

 

It’s a relative easy task to implement: Whatever it is you really like doing, the thing you dream of being your career one day, do it. Every day.

 

So, if you like photography, take a picture every day. Even if it’s just a snapshot with your phone.

If you like baking, bake every day. Or at least tend to your dough every day.

If you like painting, paint every day. Or at least draw or doodle every day.

If you like running, run every day. It doesn’t have to be long. Simply getting into the routine to put on your running gear helps.

If you like cooking, cook every day. Or at least think of a recipe every day.

If you like to cycle, cycle every day. Even if it’s just to get from A to B.

If you like playing the guitar, play every day. Even if it’s just your favourite piece of music.

If you like reading, read every day. One page will do for a start.

If you like soccer, kick the ball around every day. The kids in our street do it, every day after school.

 

If this is really what you like doing, it should come naturally to you to do it as often as possible.

If this is really where your passion lies, you’ll find a way of doing it.

 

And if you don’t, then it’s maybe because this is not your true calling.

 

Either way, commit to it every day and you’ll soon find out.

 

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The Cape Cultural Collective at The Daily Music Show.

The Cape Cultural Collective at The Daily Music Show.

 

The Cape Cultural Collective (CCC) started rather informally in the second half of 2007 when a few musicians and poets, with vague notions of developing a progressive cultural space, met on the occasional Monday evening for some impromptu performances at a noisy Irish pub in the City.

In 2008, the group migrated to the District Six Museum and this is where CCC began to take shape, hosting a series of exciting monthly cultural programmes with music, poetry, dance and drama. Early successes included a growing relationship with the museum, the birth of the CCC resident band JAHM and the bringing together of a group who came to be known as the ‚ÄėCCC poets‚Äô.

The process was driven by a core team who shared common ideals. The CCC developed a focus as a non-racial, non-sexist, inter-generational cultural movement promoting social activism and change and reflecting on history and memory.

 

Now you get the chance to see the Cape Cultural Collective at The Daily Music Show!

 

The CCC has assembled a 14 person ensemble that will present a powerful combination of music, poetry and dance. The members of the ensemble come from many parts of Cape Town and uniquely render all their songs in the Cape’s main languages – English, Xhosa and Afrikaans.

The ensemble sings popular and traditional songs and collaborate with some of the Mother City’s top poets, dancers and musicians.¬†The CCC uses the medium of the arts to unite people and communities and promote youth development.

A show not to be missed: The CCC on stage at The Daily Music Show!

 

Tickets are R150 pp and include wine / juice and snacks.
To book call 0747201847 or email bookings@thedailymusicshow.com.

 

Or simply pop by on the night!
Find The Daily Music Show at Glaston House, Corner of Church & Loop:
110 Loop Street, Cape Town City Centre, 8000 Cape Town, South Africa.