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Hope you all had a good Easter! For those of you who were in East London WHATS UP EAST COAST over the wet indoor Easter weekend – MEDIA - MARKETING - ADVERTISING I hope you took the opportunity to spend some real quality time with your families?! On that note I would like to inform Editor you of What's Up East Coast’s Diane Pullen Email: dianep@whatsupeastcoast.co.za exciting new developments; our publication went digital and is now Cell: 084 798 6527 available online. We also recently Advertising Enquiries Email: advertising@whatsupeastcoast.co.za launched our social media management department and have Cell: 073 109 4445 / 072 874 8214 partnered up with the new local WUEC Trades community radio station “Wild Coast Open Mon, Tue & Thur 09h00 - 15h30 Closed Wed, Fri, Weekends & Holidays fm 98.6” Watch this space! New beginnings ahead… Distributed Every 2nd month , along the Wild Coast Just as J.B Priestly once said “I Jikeleza Route , Gonubie , Beacon Bay & have always been delighted at the surrounding East London area prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of Become a fan on Facebook www.facebook.com/whatsupec magic waiting somewhere behind the Follow us on Twitter @WUEC morning” I thank you all again for your Web site support and wish you a productive www.whatsupeastcoast.co.za and magical time over the next two months. DISCLAIMER : Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy in this edition of the Whats Up East Until our next edition Coast. The Distributors, Publisher , Printers or Editor can not be held liable for any damages or Keep Smiling consequences of any omissions or errors. No part of this magazine may be reproduced in any form without the written consent of the Editor. We do not guarantee the performance or quality of service of any of the advertisers in this magazine. Opinions expressed in the magazine are not necessarily those of Whats Up East Coast or it’s Editor

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HEALTH WISE

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local matters Wild Walk Celebration on the Wild Coast Jikeleza Route

History of the Wild Walk : Wild Walk 2011 was a bold and challenging nationwide event initiated by Volunteer Africa 32 South (VA32) who designed and implemented the world's first Fair Trade Certified volunteering project, The Wild Coast Schools Project. The walk was a partnership initiative with ourselves and supported by WESSA. Friends of Chintsa is a dynamic NPO that is an Recently the Wild Coast Jikeleza Artists came umbrella guardian operating out of Chintsa on together at the Wild Walk Celebration to raise the Wild Coast Jikeleza Route in the Eastern Cape addressing education, environmental and funds for "Friends of Chintsa", who is one of social issues, especially within the rural the Wild Coast Jikeleza Association social community in the greater area of the Wild responsibility members. The Wild Walk is a hike between Port Edwards and Chintsa which Coast of South Africa. Through the diversity of its members and projects, the unity and is walked between 1 to 23 March each year, collaborative nature of its approach and its aim since 2011. This year a fun filled evening of of constant positive evolution, the firm belief of good entertainment, delicious food and a the organisation is thus: "UNITY through display of the excellent art and crafts was held. DIVERSITY is EVOLUTIONARY" The event was well supported and raised over R4000. Stephanie Bester one of the organisers commented " The evening was enjoyed by all as we celebrated Friends of Chintsa attempts to keep our beautiful coast clean! Hopefully this will be the beginning of many collaborative fundraising events�

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HOGSBACK COUNTRY XMAS IN JULY Friday 19 July to Sunday 21 July For Festival enquiries contact Monique - Craft Master Cell : 083 330 6948 Anleen - Festival Organiser Cell: 082 200 3489

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health wise

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kiddies corner Activities to keep little hands busy .

Written by Janine Daniel

Toddlers need lots of stimulation. They are constantly on the go and busy. Here are some good activities to include in their daily routine; Playing with a ball. This develops hand/eye co-ordination and the ball can be kicked, rolled, thrown and caught. Art – can be colouring in, sand art, or painting. Just make sure you have lots of newspaper on hand, roll up sleeves and protect their good clothes by putting on an old t-shirt or apron. Sand and water – best done outside in the garden. Let your child play with lots of plastic containers of various shapes and sizes. Blocks – playing with blocks can keep toddlers entertained for ages. The best part is always knocking the blocks over. Puzzles – you can get very easy ones, with only two pieces. Introduce these and gradually move onto puzzles with more pieces. Sticker Books - especially ones of animals. The aim is not to have stickers stuck exactly where they should, but to play. Books and Music CD's – have a special bed time routine, bath, followed by reading a story and playing relaxing music. Cars – all children love cars. Rather opt for sturdy wooden ones. There are a few household items that can keep toddlers busy;

Clothes Pegs – they simply love them and it does wonders for their hand/eye coordination and finger movements. Pots and Pans – this can get rather loud, especially if wooden spoons are added into the mix. Dress up – every home should have a dress up box, keep bits of discarded material, hats, shoes, scarves and props all together. Your toddler will love to dress up and play pretend. Do keep safety at the back of your mind. The rule of thumb is never to give your child toys that can fit into the hole of a toilet roll. Do not give your child small blocks of Lego, coins or marbles until they are a little bit older.

A fun activity to do together is to make play dough. Here is a quick and easy recipe that I made with my daughter last week; 1 Cup Flour ½ Cup Salt 1 Cup Water 1 Tablespoon Water 2 Teaspoons Cream of Tartar Few drops food colouring Combine all ingredients in a pot and stir. Cook over a low heat until a sticky ball forms. Pour into a plastic sealable container and allow to cool. Roll and test consistency. If it is too sticky, sprinkle a bit of extra flour onto the dough

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kiddies corner You should also get out with your toddler. Join a Mom's group – and meet up once a week. Sign up for Toddler Classes, like KinderMusiek, Clay Art and Moms and Tots Enrol your child in swimming classes Pack a picnic and go to the park, beach or zoo Enjoy this special time with your children. They will only be this small for such a short period of time. And if you feel like you need a break, don't be afraid to take one.

Have any parenting questions? Tune in on Wild Coast FM 98.6 every Wednesday at 09h15 and chat to Sister Elizabeth of www.tum2mom.co.za. This is a user-friendly website and has a variety of downloadable schedules and charts; including what to include in your birth plan, a breastfeeding and a formula feeding schedule, and a weaning schedule. It has a comprehensive Medical A-Z guide as well as an Immunisation Email Reminder Service. For more information contact 043 734 3926/083 327 3393 or email janine @tum2mom.co.za

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place to be WHATS UP wild COAST

dates to diarises WUEC WHATS UP EAST COAST MEDIA - MARKETING - ADVERTISING

Local Media Working Together 1- 20 April

4 Apr Thursday Legends of Rock @ The Venue in

12 Apr Friday SAICE Schools' Bridge Building Competition @ Merrifield College from 2pm. To find out more contact Natalie 043 721 0135 13 Apr Saturday 5km Nahoon Point Parkrun starts at 8am in front of the Footprints. Run in Nahoon Point Nature Reserve on tar, bush paths, sea-sand and grass. Open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in. You just need to register www.parkrun.co.za 13 Apr Saturday Gonubie Market in front of the

Hemmingways Mall Contact Celeste 084 637 2680

Gonubie Library 8am – 12pm (weather permitting)

6 Apr Saturday 5km Nahoon Point Parkrun starts 8am

13 Apr Saturday 5km Sunrise-on-Sea Parkrun starts at

in front of the Footprints.

8am @ Murambi Country Kitchen .Run or Walk on tar,

6 Apr Saturday 5km Sunrise-on-Sea Parkrun starts at

bush paths, sea-sand and grass. Open to everyone, free,

8am @ outside Murambi Country Kitchen

and are safe and easy to take part in. You just need to

6 Apr Saturday Local Craft and Farmer's Market @

register www.parkrun.co.za

Yellowwood Forest Campsite, Morgan Bay 9am – 2pm

17 Apr Wednesday Murambi Acoustic Music “Mam”

Contact Sean on 043 841 1598/084 582 2601 E:

Nights @ Murambi Country Kitchen 7 – 11pm

info@yellowwoodforest.co.za

20 Apr Saturday 5km Nahoon Point Parkrun starts at

7 Apr Sunday Tea in the Trees Market Day 9 – 2pm

8am in front of the Footprints.

7 Apr Sunday World Health Day

20 Apr Saturday 5km Sunrise-on-Sea Parkrun starts at

7 Apr Sunday Family Fun day @ Mel's Farm in aid of

8am in front of Murambi Country Kitchen

East London Animal Welfare Contact 084 275 3083 for

20 Apr Saturday Hogsback Arminel Outride - Away with

more information.

the Fairies 55km, 35km, & 15km MTB routes in

7 Apr Sunday Crawfords Cabins 10km Trail Run from

Hogsback. Contact Liam 082 927 3395

8am from Crawfords Cabins. 10km run/jog/walk around

20 Apr Saturday East London Pacers 10km and 5km

Chintsa coastline. Entry R40 on the day. Contact Tagan

Run/Walk @ Beacon Bay Country Club. Start at

on 079 118 3553

6.30am. Entry 10km: R35, 5km: R20 Contact Sharonne

9 Apr Tuesday Wild Coast Jikeleza General Meeting

Dewing 083 318 3853

8.30am @ Umnenga Lodge Restaurant

20 Apr Saturday Border Birding @ “Douglasvale”,

11 Apr Thursday AA Meetings @ Gonubie Baptist

Bluewaters. Depart from Beacon Bay Library at 6am.

Church 8:30 -9:30pm

Contact Ken Griffith on 043 735 2195

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place to be WHATS UP wild COAST dates to diarises Local Media Working Together 20 April - 1 May 20 -21 Apr Saturday & Sunday Buccaneers Surf Classic @ Nahoon Reef from 8am to 5pm. 21 Apr Saturday Music in the Park will be held @ The Valley, Berea Gardens at 3pm. Tickets: Adults R20, kids

cruise on Nahoon River for EL Animal Welfare. This is going to be such a fun 2 hours from 5pm - 7pm, on the barge and at R125 for one person or R225 per couple and you get an entire meal from starter to dessert! Contact 084 275 3083 2 7 – 28 Apr Saturday & Sunday SA Ultimate Frisbee Nationals @ Hudson Park High School. 2 9 Apr Monday World Dance Day 1 May Wednesday Workers Day 1 May Wednesday Don't miss out on the last day of the 2013 East London Agricultural Show @ Gonubie Farmers www.elshow.co.za

under 12 free. Call Antoinette 043 726 2221 22 Apr Monday Earth Day 24 Apr Wednesday Murambi Acoustic Music “Mam” Nights @ Murambi Country Kitchen 7 – 11pm 26 - 28 Apr Friday to Sunday Backyard Adventures Coastal Challenge - 148km beach, rock & a very small

Mr Chips etc PLAAS KOMBUIS

amount of tar. Port Alfred East Pier to Nahoon Beach. Contact Liam 082 927 3395 25 Apr Thursday East London Philatelic Society meet @ Berea Gardens at 7.30pm. 2 7 Apr Saturday Freedom Day 2 7 Apr Saturday Slow Riding Amathole Adventure starts & ends 1st May. Contact 076 693 5138 2 7 Apr Saturday 5km Nahoon Point Parkrun starts at 8am in front of the Footprints. Run in Nahoon Point Nature Reserve on tar, bush paths, sea-sand and grass. Open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take

HOMEMADE COLD MEAT, RUSSIANS,POLONY, BRAUN ETC FARMSTYLE BURGERS, FISH AND CHIPS HOMEBAKE BREAD, VETKOEK, CUPCAKES,APPLETART WITH CREAM AND ALL THOSE THINGS YOU CAN FIND IN A FARM KITCHEN

part in. You just need to register www.parkrun.co.za 2 7 Apr Saturday 5km Sunrise-on-Sea Parkrun starts at 8am @ Murambi Country Kitchen .Run or Walk on tar, bush paths, sea-sand and grass. It's free you just need to register on www.parkrun.co.za 2 7 Apr Saturday East London Agricultural Show @ Gonubie Farmers . 27 April - 1 May. www.elshow.co.za 2 7 Apr Saturday Rocking the river for charity – 2 hr

SHOP NO 1 Gonubie Mall Gonubie main rd Tel : 043 740 3710

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Wild Women on the Run

Twenty women from East London and surrounding areas recently completed a 90km gruelling 3-day trail run along the Wild Coast from Glen Eden to Mazeppa Bay to raise funds for charity. It was Wild Women Jessica Kriel who kept us constantly updated on the progress during the 3 day event, which we shared on our Facebook page and on Twitter. Before the event I asked her how much training she and the other women had done in preparation for the event. Jessica replied "ALOT!I ran at least 4 times a week; all the women have tried to focus on back-to-back training of 3 long runs in a row (15-20km a day) as this prepares your body - well sort of.�

Wild Women on the run started on Thursday 21 March and ended on Sunday 23 March. Day one, the women departed in the early hours of morning on Human Rights Day from Glen Eden beach and ended 30km away at Pullins Bay near Haga-Haga. The second day involved a long pull of 36km from Pullins Bay to a cottage near Trenneries. The third and final day ended at Mazeppa Bay Hotel, with a total distance of 90km of beach, cattle paths and off - road trails having been traversed over the 3 days. The main challenges the ladies faced was the soft sand and some nasty blisters. A couple of injuries were sustained, but nothing that the Wild Women were not able to overcome!. The women who participated this year were very diverse! They ranged in age from 25-50, from novice runners to well-known ultra-distance runner, Kim Van Kets (co-founder of Wild Woman), who said:- "This year's Wild Women have all inspired me and have reinforced my belief that running is so much more than what it seems. It can be the catalyst to change lives, build confidence, form life-long friendships, bring us closer to God....it's the most rewarding thing ever for me when people (especially women) get it!�

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Jessica's comment after the event:- "I thoroughly enjoyed this year as well, an amazing bunch of ladies. What stands out most is how much the ladies relaxed, enjoyed the adventure and appreciated every beauty along the way in good spirits. Some being quite comical and kept us entertained, we really did have fun! The end which once again came with lots of tears of joy and an enormous sense of pride and accomplishment is another stand out factor for me. Wild Women to me is about getting ladies to believe in themselves, set aside time for themselves and to accomplish this great goal, running lessons are very applicable to life and so it is very good for the soul, especially out in Gods beautiful creation, it is also a time of fellowship for the ladies and all are supportive and motivating, it is just amazing. And most importantly because we are so blessed to be able to run this event" Jess stated she would definitely do it again!!! And can't wait for next year! Through their exciting adventure they have been able to raise in excess of R60 000.00 for two local charities that are close to their hearts; African Angels and Bus Fare Babies. For more information on WWOTR and how you could support them contact: Lucille van der Merwe Cell 071 363 9338 For more information on the charities they support visit: www.sponsoranangel.org www.busfarebabies.blogspot.com

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Its Festival time again Once again Gonubie Round Table will be hosting the

Gounbie Festival Gonubie Sports Grounds

3 - 5 May 2013 Friday Night - 3 May 3rd Degree & DJ Rick Earth 6pm onwards R20pp

Saturday - 4 May Gates open 8am Tickets R15 Adults , R5 Children Clint & Co 6pm till late R60pp

Sunday - 5 May 8am - 4pm Tickets R15 Adults , R5 Children 10am onwards Karoake Competition All age categories

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place to be WHATS UP wild COAST dates to diarises Local Media Working Together 2 - 18 May 2 May Thursday The Ladies Circle will be hosting the

fm presenters and more. Funds generated will go towards charity. 7 May Tuesday Wild Coast Jikeleza Association General Meeting Contact Claire 083 479 2750 8 May Wednesday Murambi Acoustic Music “Mam” Nights @ Murambi Country Kitchen 7 – 11pm 11 May Saturday 5km Nahoon Point Parkrun starts at 8am in front of the Footprints. Run in Nahoon Point Nature Reserve on tar, bush paths, sea-sand and grass.

Black Bra Evening @ Gonuboz 7:30 for 8pm R150 per

Open to everyone, free, and is safe and easy to take part

ticket . Funds will go towards the Victoria Home Trust .

in. You just need to register www.parkrun.co.za

3 May Friday Join 3rd Degree & DJ Rick Earth as they kick 11 May Saturday 5km Sunrise-on-Sea Parkrun starts off the Gounbie Round Table Festival @ Gonubie Sports 8am @ Murambi Country Kitchen. Open to everyone, Fields. Tickets R20 per person, 6pm until late. Cash Bar

free, and are safe and easy to take part in. You just need

available

to register www.parkrun.co.za

4 May Saturday 5km Nahoon Point Parkrun starts at

15 May Wednesday Murambi Acoustic Music “Mam”

8am in front of the Footprints. Run in Nahoon Point

Nights @ Murambi Country Kitchen 7 – 11pm

Nature Reserve on tar, bush paths, sea-sand and grass.

18 May Saturday 5km Nahoon Point Parkrun starts

Open to everyone, free, and is safe and easy to take part 8am in front of the Footprints. Run in Nahoon Point in. You just need to register www.parkrun.co.za

Nature Reserve on tar, bush paths, sea-sand and grass.

4 May Saturday 5km Sunrise-on-Sea Parkrun starts 8am

www.parkrun.co.za

@ Murambi Country Kitchen. Open to everyone, free,

18 May Saturday 5km Sunrise-on-Sea Parkrun starts

and are safe and easy to take part in. You just need to

8am @ Murambi Country Kitchen. Open to everyone,

register www.parkrun.co.za

free, and are safe and easy to take part in. You just need

4 May Saturday Day 1 of the Gounbie Round Table

to register www.parkrun.co.za

Festival @ Gonubie Sports Fields from 8am onwards. Entry: R15 Adults, R5 Children. Come enjoy live entertainment, the amusement rides for the kids, meet the Wild Coast fm presenters and more. Funds generated will go towards charity. 4 May Saturday Clint & Co live at the Gounbie Round Table Festival @ Gonubie Sports Fields Entry R60 per person from 6pm. Cash Bar available Call 083 584 0263 for more information

have an event

to share? Email events@whatsupeastcoast.co.za

5 May Sunday Day 2 of the Gounbie Round Table Festival @ Gonubie Sports Fields 8am – 4pm. Entry: R15 Adults, R5 Children. Come enjoy live entertainment,

Wild Coast FM & WUEC local media working together

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Described as the “Best family-fun festival in the Eastern Cape�

Wild Coast Jikeleza 2013 Festival 26 - 28 July Will be taking place again in the fabulous grounds of the Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve, 30km from East London on the Wild Coast Jikeleza Route

For Festival Enquiries contact Kate 072 611 2367 festival@wildcoastjikeleza.co.za

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place to be WHATS UP wild COAST dates to diarises

WUEC WHATS UP EAST COAST MEDIA - MARKETING - ADVERTISING

Nights @ Murambi Country Kitchen 7 – 11pm REGULAR HAPPENINGS: Murambi Acoustic Music EVERY Wednesday 7-11pm Inkwenkwezi Burger Nite EVERY Wednesday 6-9pm

Local Media Working Together

Areena Quays Fish & Chip Special Wednesday 11-8pm Areena Quays Burger & Beer Friday Special 11-8pm SOS & Nahoon Parkrun EVERY Saturday 8am

22 - 29 May

SPCA Market EVERY Saturday at Gonubie Library 9-2pm

22 May Wednesday Murambi Acoustic Music “Mam”

Worm Talks at Eden Nursery EVERY Saturday 11am

Nights @ Murambi Country Kitchen 7 – 11pm

Spargs Craft Market EVERY Saturday 8:30-12pm

25 May Saturday Local Craft and Farmer's Market @

Beach Front Flea Market EVERY Sunday 7:30 - 1:30pm

Yellowwood Forest Campsite, Morgan Bay 9am – 2pm

Areena Quays Sunday Lunch Buffet

Contact Sean on 043 841 1598/084 582 2601 E:

OUTDOOR FUN / ACCOMMODATION

info@yellowwoodforest.co.za

Yellowwood Forest Campsite & Tea Garden

25 May Saturday 5km Nahoon Point Parkrun starts at

Link Road, Morgan Bay T: 043 841 1598

8am in front of the Footprints. Run in Nahoon Point

www.yellowwoodforest.co.za

Nature Reserve on tar, bush paths, sea-sand and grass. Open to everyone and it's free. Register on line www.parkrun.co.za 25 May Saturday 5km Sunrise-on-Sea Parkrun starts 8am in front of Murambi Country Kitchen Run or Walk on tar, bush paths, sea-sand and grass. It's free! www.parkrun.co.za 29 May Wednesday Murambi Acoustic Music “Mam”

Where the big 5 roam.. Game Viewing Safari’s, Birding, Elephant Interaction, Elephant Back Safari’s, Mountain biking, Quad Bike Tours, Hiking trails, Elephant Walks, Canoeing, Accommodation, Conferences, Weddings...... Whether you wish to journey alone or bring your entire family along, Inkwenkwezi is the ultimate destination for the sole traveler and family vacations alike. Our patch of paradise, a game reserve in which plant, animal and bird life unfold the very soul of an untamed continent, along the luxurious means of experiencing your safari holiday.

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local matters Butterworths first Imbizo a huge success Amathole District Municipality Tourism Imbizo Exhibition was held earlier this year for the duration of three days at the Walter Sisulu University's Butterworth campus. The Walter Sisulu tourism and hospitality students were awarded the opportunity to do all the catering and hosting, giving them actual experience. Overall this event was a huge success bringing the entire community of Butterworth together. During the event it was announced that the Butterworth would be hosting the event for the next 3 years. During this prestigious event the Amathole District's Annual Tourism Imbizo Gala Dinner Awards Ceremony was held. The Wild Coast Jikeleza Association and its members prevailed receiving awards in 4 categories; Accommodation, Cultural Heritage Product, Special Women in Tourism and Best Adventure/Tourism Experience. The following WCJA members were recognised

for their contribution to promoting tourism in the district in the following categories: ACCOMODATION, BEST HOTEL: Prana Lodge TOURISM EXPERIENCE, BEST HEALTH RESORT & SPA: Prana Lodge CULTURAL & HERITAGE PRODUCT, BEST CUTURAL VILLAGE: Mama Tofu & Nxgingxolo Village (runner up) CULTURAL & HERITAGE PRODUCT, BEST HERITAGE & CULTURAL ROUTE: Wild Coast Jikeleza - for the second year in a row SPECIAL AWARDS, BEST WOMEN IN TOURISM: Winfred Nomathathani Tofu known to most as Mama Tofu.

Mama Tofu receiving her Women of the Year Award

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seaside fun

Your Weekend Tide Guide If you want life or death accurate tides, get them from your local met office , not from here......

Tides April 2013 Low Fri 5 06:21 Sat 6 07:27 Sun 7 08:11 Fri 12 10:46 Sat 13 11:13 Sun 14 11:41 Fri 19 03:42 Sat 20 05:52 Sun 21 06:57 Fri 26 10:04 Sat 27 10:41 Sun 28 11:19

High Low High 12:37 01:11 01:59 04:37 05:05 05:33 10:00 12:01 00:37 03:53 04:30 05:08

18:50 19:44 20:24 22:56 23:24 23:52 16:29 18:10 19:07 22:19 22:58 23:38

---:--13:36 14:19 16:52 17:20 17:48 23:18 ---:--13:03 16:13 16:51 17:31

Tides May 2013 High Fri 3 10:17 Sat 4 11:58 Sun 5 00:33 Fri 10 03:45 Sat 11 04:14 Sun 12 04:44 Fri 17 07:44 Sat 18 08:57 Sun 19 10:34 Fri 24 02:52 Sat 25 03:35 Sun 26 04:16 Fri 31 08:16

Low

High

Low

04:02 05:45 06:55 09:55 10:25 10:54 01:42 02:54 04:29 09:07 09:48 10:29 02:11

23:16 ---:--13:04 16:04 16:34 17:04 20:33 21:58 23:24 15:17 16:00 16:43 21:02

16:38 18:08 19:08 22:06 22:36 23:07 13:59 15:15 16:47 21:23 22:06 22:49 14:31

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seaside fun KSBC ANGLER POINTS as at 1 April 01. Kevin Brandfield 02. Russel Grotjohn 03. Deon Pretorius 04. Henry Daniel 05. John Luef 06. Roy Stone 07. Theo Kretzman 08. Dillan Human 09. Anton De Roubaix 10. Jason Durheim

59 53 47 42 37 36 34 34 33 30

Henry Daniel

KSBC BOAT RESULTS as at 1 April 01. “THRILLSEEKER” Skipper: H Daniel 02. “DIEU DONNE" Skipper: Chris Johnson 03. “CHASING TAIL” Skipper: “R Grotjohn 04. ”WHAT A CHOP” Skipper : J Luef 05. “SPARTICUS” Skipper: Theo Kretzman

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religion matters Staying Positive in this negative World. The need for wisdom.

James 1v5 says

“If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.” The “ Sons of Issachar” from 1 Chron 12v32. “And the children/sons of Issachar, who were men who had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do…” had the wisdom to know what to do.

the tribes should get together and crown David as the new King of Israel. The ability to correctly analyze situations is what leadership is all about. Those who have this quality tend to lead, and those who lack it end up following. Every generation needs leaders who can understand the times and know what to do in the light of them. So that needs to be our prayer in our own generation—“Lord, help us to understand the times, and to know what to do.”

This is not a matter of simply understanding the Bible, as crucial as that is. Rather, it is knowing how to apply the truths of God's Word to the issues of our day. Why do people think the way they do? What are the real needs of people, as contrasted to their merely felt needs? How can we be effective with the Gospel by correctly perceiving the uniqueness of our times? How can The word understanding is the Hebrew word we apply the truth of Scripture in a meaningful binah, which means “to have insight or to act way to our generation? Whatever your situation with prudence.” According to Strong's today, whatever might lie before us for 2013, will Concordance, it comes from a root verb that you ask God for His wisdom to lead your means to separate something mentally, and circumstances with truth, or will you just stay in distinguish its parts. The word reflects the darkness and allow them to lead you, and for you presence of intelligence and wisdom, even just to follow wherever they might take you. Our cunning and skill, in the process. In other words, this is not just an understanding of the facts, but a future is not entirely in our own hands, we know skillful analysis of what something truly means. It that, but we do have a part to play. Choose life, choose God and choose wisdom and truth. is recognized that wisdom is the ability to know what to do in any given circumstance. Knowledge God is our shelter and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble. So we will not be afraid, however, is knowing how to do it, how to even if the earth is shaken and mountains fall into implement and carry out that wisdom. The sons of Issachar had analyzed their times and the ocean depths, even if the seas roar and rage, had perceived correctly what those times were all and the hills are shaken by the violence. There is a river that brings joy to the city of God, to the about. They knew what to do, because they sacred house of the Most High. God is in that city, understood what was happening. It was obvious and it will never be destroyed, at early dawn he to them that Saul had not been a good king and will come to its aid. Nations are terrified, there was no established dynasty to keep the kingdoms are shaken, God thunders, and the kingship in the tribe of Benjamin. David had emerged as a real leader by virtue of his character earth dissolves. The LORD Almighty is with us, the and ability. He was the type of king Israel needed God of Jacob is our refuge. during those turbulent times. Furthermore, hadn't God said that the scepter would come out of the tribe of Judah? David was from that tribe and was indeed fully qualified to be the king. The sons of Issachar knew exactly what to do. All of

This is truth, Hallelujah !!! So lets walk in victory. Much love and friendship, Deon (0837894601) and Charlene(0837894601) – Gateway Christian Fellowship. WUEC Page 30


giving back East London Animal Welfare They started over a year ago as just a simple face-book group, but because of the great demand they decided to take the jump from the virtual world right into the real world.

How can you help? Support their fundraising events or become a volunteer!

What do they need? Anything and everything. Contact Gail on 0437433608 or email elanimalwelfare@gmail.com for further details.

East London Animal Welfare is made up of a diverse group of people most of which have their own careers, jobs or business's. Their love of animals is what has brought them together. It's really easy to read a newspaper/magazine or to browse the internet and read about the plight of the many abused, neglected and unwanted animals in our society today. However its quite another thing to be brave enough to physically decide to try and do something to help!! Want a chance to make a difference? EL Animal Welfare welcome your help, advice, and would love you to also join as a volunteer. They host many functions to raise funds. These funds are often used to pay-off vets bills for the under-privileged, spaying and neutering of animals and feral cats, purchasing of food for cats/dogs etc, especially for their feeding programme which run alongside meals-onwheels, enrichment and bird toys for the East London Zoo animals including out-reach programmes at informal settlements to provide them with pet food and flea/tick control medicine and so much more.

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