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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...

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...

The Newmarket stables and Stables Market area is due to dissapear from the Durban scene before too long to make way for a new Soccer Acadamy. The move by the Municipality has been controversial with claims of lack of consultation and strong arm tactics made by existing...

I have just completed the uploading of several albums of the North Coast road & rail bridges from Sea Cow Lake to Umhlatuze which can be found in the North Coast Gallery. Many of the bridges are engineering works of art...

The Kamburg valley which leads up to Highmoor and Giants Castle has to be one of the most picturesque valleys in SA. The backdrop of the mountains provides an ever changing landscape. You can experience all the seasons in a day which...

On my way to Ndwedwe from Verulam I noticed a number of seemingly old homes on the sugar estates that were in a state of ruin. Some of the homes were of a grand style, but were now in ruins. The one...