Posts

  • 28th February 2014

    There are times when birds simply don’t feature in a Twitcher’s life, overshadowed perhaps by...
  • 23rd May 2014

    Okay, birds.  Which is actually the remit of your faithful scribe.  After all, what else...
  • Twitcher – 9th May 2014

    Whew!  Another election gone and everything stays the same.  Give or take a percentage point...
  • Clarens Climate

      Climate – Seasons:  Summer: (November to February) Clarens summers  (November to February) are mild,...
  • Twitcher – 25th April, 2014

    One long weekend down, two to go.  Judging from the reaction of the restaurants, bars,...
  • Self-drive: Ash River Outfall

      A short distance from the village of Clarens is the Ash River Outfall.  The...
  • Tennis and Squash

    Tennis: (Club) For a year membership: R300 per person (family membership: R450 per annum) If...
  • Lesotho Highlands Water Project

    https://clarensnews.co.za/katse-dam/(Photo by Egbert, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=38759590) The Lesotho Highlands Water Project and its construction...
  • Battle of Naaupoort Nek

    Battle for the Heart of the Eastern Free State (Extract from The Diaries of a...
  • Exploring Clarens

      Environment:  The scenic setting, mild climate, nature areas, and the rather special Clarens village...