SUNDAY SPECIAL 3 generations

Made in Napier


The ‘Thembis of Philippi’. So much love and respect for the people of Philippi Village (suburb of Cape Town) woven into a beauty of 3 generations of women.


Artists: Jennifer Bam and mother and daughter Angela and Sean McPerson.

The story behind the ox wagon

Driving through our village many tourists photograph the ox wagon but do they know the story behind …???…

In 1988 Afrikaners were commemorating the ‘Great Trek’ of a few centuries ago when farmers of the ‘Cape’ (Cape Town and surrounds) took their household in ox wagons and went over the St Lowry’s Pass to a new world beyond.

FIRE

In the meantime in the Western Cape, South Africa: The Greyton fire as seen from a distance of 90 kilometers in Napier. (this morning at 6:30). When there is a small fire in Cape Town it’s global news but a fire that covers the surface of Cape Town does not even get the attention of regional and national news media… I wonder…