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Pilgrim’s Rest gaining momentum

Frieda Paton During the past few weeks, a number of new businesses opened their doors in the museum village of Pilgrim’s Rest and existing businesses worked with renewed hope and passion.  This followed on the eventual awarding of tenders during 2018 after a six-year struggle. Visitors to the Pilgrim’s Rest often express their surprise at […]

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A clean start for the elders

Kopano Dibakwane The residents of Fanie Stolls Retirement Village (Graskop) have prayed and pleaded for a new washing machine since 2013. Their prayers were answered when three concerned residents (Fanie and Rita Steyn and Elise Etsebeth) offered to help. The three concerned residents organised a table during one of the monthly Graskop Market gatherings, whereby […]

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A.g.v. omstandighede

Michele du Plessis Soms gee die lewe mens ʼn dwarsklap, sommer so onverwags. Soms gaan mens net aan en aan en probeer jou beste om te cope met die opdraandes. Maar wat doen jy as die opdraandes te hoog is en jou asem te min is? Wat doen jy as jy jou bes probeer maar […]

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Kom sit bietjie hand by…

Michele du Plessis Elke Nuwejaar bring nuwe uitdagings vir elke gesin; kinders wat die eerste keer skool toe gaan, meisiekinders wat elke dag vars en vroulik skool toe moet gaan en kleuters wat moet kos kry. Vir vele ouers besorg hierdie dinge slapelose nagte en worstel met die vraag oor hoe gaan ek dit alles […]

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WWW (or What Women Want)

Michele du Plessis Bette Midler in What Women Want said it best, “If you know what women want, you can rule!” With Christmas around the corner and the expectation of a special gift from the man in your life, this will surely help men decide. As Marilyn Monroe said: “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend!” […]