While I was dispatching the last of my delicious chicken schnitzel at Schwabinger Stuben, boisterous singing erupted from somewhere at the bar beyond my table: “Ziggy zaggy ziggy zaggy, oi oi oi!” – the end of an old German drinking song called Ein Prosit...
Dragons, fireworks and Chinese lanterns were the order of the day in Cyrildene on Saturday as hundreds of locals took to the streets to celebrate Chinese New Year.
The start of the Year of the Water Dragon, festivities began at Nan Hua Temple in Bronkhorstspruit on January 23 and made their way across the province – ending in Derrick Avenue.
I went to Love Books in Melville for the launch of Richard de Nooy’s “The Big Stick” the other evening. It was a marvellous experience. The space is really welcoming. It’s a quirky, split level, warehousey type of vibe that makes heroes of the books.
Greenside’s Gleneagles strip (also referred to by regulars as, simply, The Strip) has become an after-dark hub of note.
It’s the first weekend of the month of love, and there are some great music events lined up. If you’re looking to let your hair down, then these are for you.