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A look at South African Apartheid Protest Song – “Weeping”

November 5, 2011 by No Comment

South African band, Bright Blue released the anti-apartheid song “Weeping” in 1987. Censorship in those days was fierce and song-writers had to use parables and innuendo to pass on any political message that was contrary to the government’s beliefs. International superstar, Josh Grobin has recently rereleased “Weeping” and I was so moved by the powerful ...

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South African Culture

October 15, 2011 by No Comment

South Africa is the best place to live. I can guarantee you of that. And one of the reasons I love it so much is the cultural diversity that exists in our everyday lives. I am a 37 year old English-speaking white woman born in South Africa. I grew up in Johannesburg during the Apartheid ...

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Globle Village

August 8, 2011 by No Comment

A few weeks back we went to Global Village in Plett, we had a really wonderful breakfast and the price was superb. After breakfast we walked around the village and did a bit of window shopping however with all the great things they have for sale we couldn’t help ourselves and had to buy something. ...

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Happy Birthday Madiba

July 18, 2011 by No Comment

Today is Madiba’s birthday and we have decided that we are going to be cooking some rice and stew to go serve to all the poor people of Qulweni today, we will be arriving at 15:00 and doing our bit for 67 minutes. Happy birthday Madiba and we love you lots. What are you doing ...

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Kitchen Cafe Quiz night

May 21, 2011 by No Comment

Hi All Come join us in raising funds for Masizame Childrens Shelter on 25 May 2011. Bookings are Essential. For more information about the event go to Bookings are essential. — Gerrie Kitchen Cafe Noël Center, Main Road, Plettenberg Bay Tel / Fax: 044 533 3693 Email:

Kitchen Cafe specials

May 13, 2011 by No Comment

Hi All Just a reminder about our specials at the moment: Monday: Buy one main meal and get one for free Tuesday till Thursday: 2 Course Meal R79.00 3 Course Meal R99.00 Pizza, Margarita pluss any 2 toppings R39.00 Friday: 50% Discount on selected Sushi- Maki, Nigiri, California Rolls – We have Tuna at the ...

Loose the freeze – Hot night @ Bush Pub!

May 11, 2011 by No Comment

Come celebrate our 1 year anniversary Hot fire (with real logs) lots of promos and giveaways Hot dogs (can you take the chilli) only R5 Hot rugby first on the big screen: Bulls & Rebels – 5pm then Cheetahs & Crusaders – 7pm Bring your hot voice for Karaoke at 9pm Hot drink specials R20 ...

Naughty Naughty Ladies

May 6, 2011 by No Comment

The Bush Pub would like all women to celebrate being a woman on the 7th May at their first but not last Ladies Night – situated 7km from Plettenberg Bay towards Knysna. Look out for the Bush Pub sign on your left (old Mike’s Kitchen Centre) There will be lingerie on show, Girlie toys, free ...

Offthehook Adventure Series supported by Plett Sports in Association with Cairnbrogie Estates and Robberg Fine Foods on the 18 June 2011

May 6, 2011 by No Comment

They have some awesome cooler bags for the first 20 entries that enter for the rest of the series. Cost is R 180 and you get a limited edition cooler bag and a burger, Hansa, Vitaminwater and a donation to charity for every race. Andrew Hill from Cairnbrogie Estates took Chris and I on the ...

Offthehook Seafood Cafe

May 6, 2011 by No Comment

It has been an awesome journey for the past 8 months and we have been so busy we have forgotten that it is May and time for a little break. Louise, Lily-mae and I are going to have some special family time. We will be closing on 7th May and opening on Monday 23 May ...