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We review a fantasy young adult novel set in Hout Bay

Nerine Dorman has just released her new fantasy book, The Guardian’s Wyrd, aimed at 11 to 15 year-olds. We were excited to hear that it is set in Hout Bay (well partly, but I won’t give away too much) and features a South African hero. I’m Bored got a copy to review, and we decided to ask an expert what they thought – an 11 year-old!

Aidan Strydom, 11, writes:

An exceptional book, portraying how Jay September, a lonely teen stands up for the new kid in school, even though he doesn’t know why. The new kid, Rowan, becomes his only friend besides

June 5th, 2014|

Upcoming Easter Activities in Cape Town 12-13 April 2014

The Easter bunny is invading various venues for the youngsters over the next 2 week-ends! From Easter Egg hunts to special Easter Markets, there’s lots on for the family. Here’s our collection for this week-end, and we’d love to hear from you if you know of, or are running, any other fun Easter activities.

 

The BandstandMake yourself an Easter basket and decorate your own egg! The Bandstand, Noordhoek, Sat 12 – 10h30.
http://www.thebandstand.co.za/

 

Paradise Park

April 11th, 2014|

Things to do in Johannesburg December 2013

DECEMBER 2013

  • Book now for the five-day Junior Nature Conservator course at the Pretoria Zoo, for Grades 7-12, from 9-13 Dec – R 250
  • Carols by Candlelight with the SA Lipizzaners and the Welsh Male Voice Choir – at 15h00 on Sun 8, Sun 15, Mon 16 and Sun 22, and at 19h00 on Wed 4, Fri 6, Wed 11, Fri 13, Sat 14, Wed 18, Fri 20, Sat 21 and Mon 23
  • Sleeping Beauty on Ice‘ is on at Montecasino, with the world-class Imperial Ice Stars, from 5
November 27th, 2013|

Things to do in Cape Town December 2013

DECEMBER 2013

  • Fun for the whole family!  ‘Cinderella van die Kaap‘, a panto-musical at The Playhouse in Somerset West from 6-16 Dec
  • Kirstenbosch Carols – Thu 12. Fri 13, Sat 14 and Sun 15 at 20h00 – featuring the Cape Town Concert Brass and the Cape Town Male Voice Choir – tickets from Pick ‘n’ Pay
  • Enjoy a Sunset Special half-price Table Mountain ride – valid from 18h00 daily until 20 Dec.  Adults R107.50, Kids R52.50
  • Visit Monkey Town Primate Centre in Somerset West – playpark, trampoline, swimming pool, picnic and braai area
November 27th, 2013|

Things to do in Cape Town November 2013

NOVEMBER 2013

  • For kids aged 6+, ‘The Tanzanite Museum Experience‘ – a free interactive museum in Green Point with a replica mine
  • Introduce your kids to opera with the comic antics of the Barber of Seville at Artscape, from 20–24 Nov – majestic music by the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Enjoy a Sunset Special half-price Table Mountain ride – valid from 18h00 daily until 20 Dec.  Adults R107.50, Kids R52.50
  • Visit Monkey Town Primate Centre in Somerset West – playpark, trampoline, swimming pool, picnic and braai area too!

Every

November 9th, 2013|

Things to do in Johannesburg November 2013

NOVEMBER 2013

  • Body Worlds‘, a fascinating anatomical exhibition displaying real human bodies, is on at Kyalami until 24 Nov
  • Disney’sCinderella is on at the People’s Theatre, Braamfontein, from 4 Nov to 24 Dec.  Bookings: 011 403 1563
  • Seussical Jnr‘, a fun-filled Broadway show for the whole family, is on at the National Children’s Theatre in Parktown from 4 Nov to 22 Dec – R110/R90 – Bookings: 011 484 1584/5 or email bookings@nctt.org.za
  • Until 17 Nov at Museum Africa, ‘music+X‘, an interactive music experience for kids aged 12+.  Free entry
  • At The
November 6th, 2013|