Easy ways to grow orchids at home

Orchids belong to one of the largest family of flowering plants on the planet, with an estimated 25 000 to 35 000 species of...

Charles’ conservation efforts lauded

STAFF REPORTERThe beginning of the Cape Times, the architect Herbert Baker, the “Desert Rats” of World War II and chief gardener at...

Apply for Brett Goldin bursary

Actors aged between 20 and 30 years old can apply to audition for the 2016 Brett Goldin Bursary This marks the tenth anniversary and...

A sterilised pet is a happy pet

If it takes a village to raise a child, it may also take one to care for the fur-children: three communities came together to...

‘Gatvol’ petition culminates in public meeting

STAFF WRITER Stop the destruction of our environment and our economy through greedy over-development. This is the cry of more than 3 000 frustrated...

The force be strong at ‘Kon-Tiki’

SHIFAAN RYKLIEF A number of troops from across the city took part in the annual Kon-Tiki expedition at Zandvlei, Muizenberg, at the weekend. Among the...

Stop speeding

Dylan Dare, WoodlandsAs a regular pedestrian of the Dido Valley Road, I have recently been very concerned about the excessive speed with which motorists...

Spotlight on teens

John Njeri, MuizenbergTeenage pregnancy has become a growing concern and hence it has become imperative to look into the various causes of teenage pregnancy...

Read of the Week

The Sword And The PenAllister Sparks Jonathan Ball Review: Brian Joss The Sword and the Pen about the life and times of veteran journalist Allister Sparks who...

Naval blunder

David Erickson, Simon’s TownAfter a 10-week deployment to participate in Exercise Ibsamar V with the Indian and Brazilian navies, including courtesy calls in Mauritius,...