Archive | February, 2016

Ixopo – Buddhist Retreat Centre

I have just had the privilege  of attending a retreat  conducted by Louis van Loon the founder of the the BRC more than forty years ago. Aside from the amazing Buddhist philosophy and opportunity to meditate, the Centre is simply one of our Province’s very special places. The special meaning of this religion or experience […]

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Umhlanga Ridge – Sunningdale Centre

Although the Sunningdale Centre on Umhlanga Rocks Drive had little architectural merit, many residents will remember their  local with some affection. The Centre is in the process of being demolished (see images) and will be replaced with a much larger grander centre, with either a Spar or Woolworths as anchors. Let’s hope than in enlarging the footprint, […]

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Bazley – MacNicol’s Caravan & Camping Resort

I was on a ship last week and per chance met with June & Angus MacNicol the owners of this well known South Coast resort. The resort is well known for its warm hospitality and it’s not hard to fathom out why when you meet the MacNicols. Angus assures me that their jam and cream […]

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