L to R – Louise Duys of Wildlands, Gerald Esau of Stellenbosch Municipality, the honourable Mayor Conrad Sidego, Kobus Verster of Mediclinic, Lydia Willems of Leaf a Legacy and Theo Pauw of Mediclinic – planting a tree to contribute towards the Million Trees project in Stellenbosch.

Tree marathon captures hearts in Klapmuts

A renewed energy and excitement filled the air in Klapmuts when crowds of people, including the honourable Mayor Conrad Sidego and over 140 volunteers from five corporate entities, gathered to take part in one of many Tree-a-thon’s (mass planting events) set to take place this year, as part of the “Million … [Read More...]


Happy Earth Day All!

I fight not for the saving of the planet, for She did not elect me, I fight not to save Humankind, for they chose me not; I fight, in the process of self-induced human global suicide, On behalf of those innocents … [Read More...]

OK, Humanity, It's Time to Grow Up

OK, Humanity, It’s Time to Grow Up

OK, mankind, it's time to grow up, and I see a good way to start: Change the wording of Genesis 1:26. Change one word. Last week, I quoted that Bible verse in a column about the increasing velocity of climate … [Read More...]

Greyton plastic bag ban

Greyton aims to phase out plastic bags

From the 3rd of July 2014 (International plastic bag free day), Greyton aims to become South Africa’s first town to phase out single use plastic shopping bags. This is a drive initiated by Greyton Transition … [Read More...]