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A warm hallo from a sunny seriously cool South Africa! Every sunray bravely tries to announce the approaching Spring but the wintercoat mothballs might have to wait for a while. At least all the Wine, food and Arts festivals are hot enough to keep up the Spirits.

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Wine Congratulations Wildekrans Estate! Novare Trophy for SA Terroir Top Wine Estate 2012 is Wildekrans Estate, between Grabouw and Hermanus in the Bot River Ward of the Walker Bay District. The Wildekrans Chenin Blanc Barrel Selection 2010 is in the five top scoring wines of all the wines entered in the competition and besides being one of the Top 5 Estate Wines, it was also selected as the National Winner of Chenin Blanc. Two more wines, Shiraz Barrel Select Reserve 2010 and Cape Blend Barrel Select Reserve 2011. Follow & congratulate Wildekrans on Twitter or Facebook.

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Our top Nosy Rosy Salutations go to: Some of the comments to the proposed R2-billion development ♦Wildekrans Estate: See under in "Zumaville" might also lift your spirits. There is a lot of Mirth Wine out there! Sowetan Live comments ♦Ahaa Learning Solutions: Helping children, employees & businesses! Southern Sun spoilt Nosy Rosy rotten for the rugby semi-final. It ♦Sonic Computers - Powering Nosy Welcome to our 18 was like the real chevy ads of yonder times: Braaivleis, rugby, Rosy to full throttle speed on up- and 000 subscribers & sunny skies and ...only the food was world class, the suite download speed. They provide great thousands of web fabulous and the pub filled with interesting people in party mood back-up support with affordable high viewers worldwide. - even the Stormers' supporters :/ speed wireless internet connection in the Overberg region. WiFi offers West Coast & Inland Fynbos Wine Route, welcomes our newest member on Piketbo-Berg. Faraway Fields Farm lies in a magical place high up on the Piketberg in an area known as Piket-bo-Berg. Surrounded by pristine fynbos and productive citrus, apple and pear orchards, the views stretch far into the distance over wheat fields and vineyards. Full info on their Nosy Rosy webpage.

Recommended places to eat Burgundy Eat Fusion Gecko & Harbour Rock (Live music list) Heaven La Pentola World cuisine with local INTERESTING STUFF flavour Publications: The only hand drawn publication we know of in the Tapas food and wine bar (Live music world, is expanding to Cape Town. The Whale Coast Wanderer. list) Italiana: Fabio's Ristorante - One of only 10 (Ten) restaurants in The Marine Hotel Excellence! South Africa to qualify for the (Marchio Ospitalità Italiana) by the Shuntin Shed - Botriver Station Italian Chamber of commerce via Rome for authenticity. Rivendell Estate - Between Hermanus Travel: Our Inimitable Bundu Basher is happy to be back in & Kleinmond South Africa - Read about his impressions & conclusions on "The Eat Pray, Drive Chronicles". Read: The very interesting Astronomy Society August newsletter. Educate yourself while sitting on the couch! DVD Gourmet 2000 of the best movies ever made. Recommended places to shop Learn to make your own, or your partner's, perfect ring in only 4 Eartcote - Best Paint. hours! Ralph Watson Design Foto First - photographic desires.


Hello from Charles. This month’s newsletter is quite a mixed bag and I kick off not from the West Coast, but from Tulbagh where we slipped off for a quick two day mid-winter break. Archbishop Tutu once said “we South Africans continue to amaze, and most amazing of all we amaze ourselves”, so in spite of all sorts of economic pressures, dysfunctional local governments etc etc, we manage still to come up with so many instances of service and product excellence. Read the full story..

PCXPress ALL computer needs MEDICAL My Design printing & branding Most sun damage is done at a young age. Protect your children's Walker Bay Art Gallery eyes with good sunglasses. Visit the brilliant Pappin Pretorius WiFi - Sonic Computers Optometrists. Recommended Properties for sale Country place for sale - Stanford area BEST SERVICE Recommended Services The Garden Company Earthworks - Garden Service with care! Woodworks - Dream it, they create it! Exclusive Works - Steelworks & Building Expertise Refine Anti ageing & Laser Clinic Hermanus PCXPress ALL computer needs Medical Services Pappin Pretorius Optometrist WiFi - Sonic Computers BUSINESS The Labour Office. Help you and your company to reach full potential. Contact The Labour Office if you need qualified quality staff. The Hermanus Business Network is growing strong & doing great work for their members. ART Run from stress or rain & dissolve into the wonderful world of Walker Bay Art Gallery. Harbour ART Gallery & Studio is a must-stop!

My Easy Curry in a Hurry. GENERAL AND ALL OVER AWESOME SOUTH AFRICA SHOWS, MUSIC & UPCOMING EVENTS Brrrrrr, it is cold here in Cape Town Rap & Rock with Linkin Park in South Africa - November! and all day long I was dreaming of holding a bowl of warm spicy food in my hands. Well, in between Cape Town homework and Cape Town Opera: driving and admin, Bernstein’s tuneful one-act opera. Trouble in Tahiti I managed to cook 15/17/18 August 2012 - Fugard Theatre this scrumptious Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte - 28/29/30/31 August 2012 Citrussy Chicken The Baxter Theatre Contact: Dayne Benjamin, 021 410 9999, Curry and it was dayneb@capetownopera.co.za just what the Bierfest coming up! September & sleep at Southern Sun! doctor ordered. Date: 13 – 16 September 2012 quote “October Bierfest” See this recipe and Rate: R895 per room, per night, including breakfast three more.. Red Bull Flugtag - Da Vincies & Wright brothers plan your fly machine and enter before 17 August! VUKA ENERGY My Business Expo - 27 September 2012 Grand West Casino, Cape Town

Recommended places to stay 7 Karen's Place Francolin Hof Hemel & Aarde Estate Southern Sun Newlands Things to do: Learn to dance with confidence! Get Fit! Proactive Fitness Invest offshore - De Vere South Africa Get Clever & informed Hermanus U3A Art on the Rocks at the Marine -Susan 0828354392 The Vermont Art Circle Wine News Rivendell Wine Estate & Bistro Wine tastings and a very popular Bistro. Experience the culinary delights of a different country over every Sunday Lunch.

Song of the month : ) Paul McCartney: We all stand together (The frong song)

Win or lose, sink or swim One thing is certain we'll never give in Side by side, hand in hand We all stand together Play the game, fight the fight But what's the point on a beautiful night?


SAVINGS PROJECT The Vuka Energy Savings Project introduces lowincome households in South Africa to energy saving methods and technologies. Our aim is for as many households as possible to know about, and realise the advantages of, using the energy saving methods and technologies available. How can you get involved? It's time for the annual Darling Voorkamerfest South Africa's most unique cultural festival! This house-tohouse theatrical extravaganza offers acts of all kinds; from dance and music to stand-up comedy, circus acts, drama and cabaret. Come enjoy a cultural experience that offers an exciting mix of theatre genres to suit all tastes. See full programme.. Porterville Hotel bied aan Kwilt wegbreek 30 Aug, 1 & 2 Sept. Aangebied deur Marie du Toit en Rita Loubser. Last chance to book you place WEST COAST

Johannesburg Se_…(this '_x' will send me to your 'junkmailbox')_po 2012 Expo Centre - Nasrec 27 September 2012 (Google it at your own

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The Photo & Film Expo Coca-Cola Dome 18th - 21st October 2012

Tori Amos - 12 - 14 November 2012 Theatre of Marcellus Emperors Palace - Johannesburg Botrivier Botriviera Spring Festival 31 August - 2 September Robertson Wine on the River will take place 19 - 21 October 2012 Hermanus Kalfiefees - 8 - 12 Augustus Jolly good show for local talent in My Casa 10 Aug. Hermanus Hemel-en-Aarde Fun Runs - 11 August. Wine and Food Fair 9 - 12 August Mayoral Charity Ball & Concert at Arabella Hotel & Spa, 17 Aug 2012 Friend of the Hermanus Hospital Dance 24 August - Die Skuur. How to become a master chef - Monday, August 27, 2012 Whale festival 28 September – 1 October 2012 Camphill Farm Community will again have a fun charity golf day this year on 4 October 2012 Contact Ruth Maré Cell: 074 369 9895 fundraising@camphill-hermanus.org.za Stanford 2012 STANFORD BIRD FAIR 28 - 30 September

HERMANUS KALFIEFEES 2012 8 - 12 AUGUST.

Arm in arm, hand in hand We all stand together


CRAFT EXHIBITION VELDDRIF 9 - 12 AUGUST 2012 Tips Preventing Child Poisonings at Home. Poisonous Substances around the house to be out of reach of children: Click here for all the tips Do You Really Know Your Best Friend? What breeds are in my mixed-breed dog? Why does he behave that way? What health problems should I watch out for? Get to know your best friend

Jolly good show for local talent in My Casa The production of My Casa at this year’s Kalfiefees is a celebration of local talent in action. Not only is it the only original show at the arts festival – its opening night will be at 18:00 on August 10 at the De Wet Hall in Onrus – it combines an abundance of talent into an exclusively local production. While much of the material has been written by the three performers, they also incorporate the words of other Overberg writers. Old masters such as Jan Rabie and Uys Krige feature, as do contemporary poets like Michael Cope, Jean-Jacques de Chaval and Jasper van Zyl. ..More


CAPE TOWN Bierfest at Newlands Date: 13 – 16 September 2012 Stay & Play at Southern Sun Newlands. Great fun, wiser & cheaper than a drink & drive fine : ) Rate: R895 per room, per night, including breakfast Bookings have to be made with the hotel directly, quote “October Bierfest” to qualify

See the 2012 Bierfest promo video

Red Bull Flugtag 2012 9 December V&A Waterfront - Applications close 17 August.


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Make a loving project come to life - pour memories into making & printing your own Photo book - free program available from Foto First Hermanus.

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Awesome South Africa August 2012 Nosy Rosy Newsletter  

Awesome South Africa August 2012 Nosy Rosy Newsletter News, views & events in and around south africa west coast and inland.

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