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Muurkruid- bobaas medisyne

Michele du Plessis In die lente en laat herfs verskyn hierdie stervormige wit blommetjies in ieder en elke tuin en dryf ywerige tuiniers teen die mure uit. Miskien is dit die rede hoekom hierdie plant muurkruid – chickweed in Engels- so genome word. Muurkruid (Stellaria media) word algemeen beskou as onkruid en een van die […]

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Recycling of Wood –preserving the carbon bank

We are all aware that wood and timber products are made from trees, indigenous or exotic commercially grown source. The importance of plastic, glass, paper, metals and bio mass (compost) recycling is important and wood is no exception. Locked up in wood/timber products is carbon (C). We regularly hear that carbon is the culprit in […]

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Love locks at God’s Window

Love locks have proliferated at an increasing number of locations worldwide since 2000. Now, it seems that this practice reared its head at the Viewpoint at God’s Window. Love locks or padlocks are padlocks which sweethearts lock to a bridge, monument or public fixtures to symbolize their love. Sometimes the initials or names, even the […]

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Die Wens klippie

Michele du Plessis Lilly is ʼn klein dogtertjie en sy is 7 jaar oud. Sy bly saam met haar mamma op ʼn plaas buite ʼn groot dorp.  Lilly het ʼn vreeslike groot verbeelding en sy kan die mooiste stories uitdink, wat sy dan aan haar boetie, Sprinkaan, vertel. Sprinkaan is nie sy regte naam nie, […]

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Stress and hypertension

May 17th is World Hypertension Day, with the aim of making us more aware of the dangers of this condition and to encourage everyone to have their blood pressure checked. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a major risk factor for most of the top 5 causes of death, including strokes, heart attacks, heart failure […]