Herman Gibbs

England’s Ross adds to Nedbank gloss

England’s Ross Fisher has been confirmed as the 13th player in the field for the 2014 Nedbank Golf Challenge at the Gary Player Country Club at Sun City from 4-7 December. Alastair Roper, the Tournament Director of the Nedbank Golf Challenge, made the announcement at the traditional media day on Tuesday that marks the closing of the Gary Player Country …

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Trainees dish up a feast at the Peninsula

This month’s special installment of The Peninsula All-Suite Hotel’s popular Wine & Dine Evenings saw diners enjoying an evening of exceptional cuisine and fine wine, prepared and presented entirely by the hotel’s trainees, last week. For some time now, under the supervision of senior Peninsula staff, these trainees from all areas of the hotel have been hard at work arranging every detail …

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Pumping Surf at Llandudno

Saturday the 1st of November saw surfers hit the beach for the Off The Lip Movember Surf Jam. Over 45 participants were greeted by clean 4 feet surf at Llandudno Lifesaving Club, the perfect setting for an event of this nature. Shaven upper lips, old-school surfboards and seventies dress up was the order of the day. The event was staged …

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Tsogo Sun fork out for top wines

  Tsogo Sun spent just under R3,2 million at two wine auctions this year – the Nederburg and Cape Winemakers Guild auctions – firmly nailing its colours to the mast in respect of its commitment to offering guests an exceptional experience in food and beverage. The group took top spot at both auctions for total wine sales by a single bidder …

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Cape Town Festival of Beer turns 5!  

The Cape Town Festival of Beer, the largest festival of beer in South Africa, is back for its fifth consecutive year and is bigger and better than ever. The festival will be taking place at Hamilton’s Rugby Club from 28 – 30 November 2014, and is set to be SA’s largest annual gathering of beer enthusiasts, connoisseurs and those just …

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Tsogo Sun shines on new block

There’s a new square on the block in the Mother City. SunSquare Cape Town has officially opened and is bringing a contemporary new accommodation experience to Cape Town. This hotel fits within Tsogo Sun’s portfolio of over 90 hotels and 14 casino and entertainment destinations in South Africa. Tsogo Sun CEO, Marcel von Aulock, comments: “When reviewing the property’s recent …

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Women’s Health mag a hit with the stars

This month, Women’s Health celebrates five years of inspiring SA women to look and feel their best, with a Special Collector’s Issue and a sexy free gift. The issue features well-known TV stars Jeannie D, Gail Mabalane and Jo-Ann Strauss, who have all appeared on the cover of Women’s Health over the past five years. Launched in 2009, Women’s Health …

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Cape Town alert! Titanic on its way

Expo RSA, specialists in global travelling exhibitions, has secured an impressive selection of internationally acclaimed exhibits to hit the South African circuit in the next few months. The innovative company, which aims to facilitate interactive, educational and inspiring exhibitions into Africa and UAE, has set the bar high with its selection of world-class travelling exhibitions such as The Art of …

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Spain salutes Natalie du Toit

Natalie DuToit

By Graeme Joffe, SportsFire Daily Editor The ever so humble Natalie du Toit has always been one of my favourite sporting stars. An unbelievable ambassador for South Africa and despite having retired from swimming a little over two years ago, the international recognition is still coming in. Just this week, du Toit was awarded the Royal order of Sporting merit, bronze …

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Toetie: Lady Luck se voet, we made our own luck

Boshoff’s kicking left a trail of disaster By Herman R Gibbs, Cape Dreams Editor Lady Luck smiled on Western Province as they emerged 19-16 winners on the back of a matchwinning place-kicking display by Demetri Catrakilis against the Golden Lions in Saturday’s Currie Cup final at Newlands. The 2014 final records will show that Province flyhalf Catrakilis goaled each of …

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