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The Stone Sentinel is beckoning…

‘The Stone Sentinel’ is beckoning… 6, 962 meters… 11 days to trek… -30 degrees at the summit… The 1st adventure of 2013 begins, today! Feb 1st and boy am I ready! Continuing my quest to conquer the Seven Summits, I move onto number 3 on my bucket list, Mount Aconcagua of South America. Standing 6,962m, […]

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ING NYC Marathon

Marathon Madness!

So the old saying goes, ‘all roads lead to Rome!’ But in the new millennium, a number of people have rephrased the statement to “All roads lead to America”! I’m not entirely sure if I agree with this statement but America is exactly where my next challenge takes me. I plan to conquer one of […]

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Father and son bonding time

Sail South Africa – nearing the end of my marina hopping adventure

In Bucket List sailing trip – marina hopping the West and East coast of South Africa, I spoke of the next item on my ‘Bucket List’, namely sailing my yacht Alkistis to all of the Marinas on the West and East Coast of South Africa. All through November and December I was hopping between…

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Paul Erskine at the helm, sailing from Cape Town to Hout Bay.

Bucket List sailing trip – marina hopping the West and East coast of South Africa

The beginning of my Bucket List quest to SAIL SA! After the Rugby World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand in 2011, I turned to the next item on my ‘Bucket List’, namely sailing my 40ft Sun Odyssey Jeanneau yacht to all of the Marinas on the West and East Coast of South Africa. My yacht, named “Alkistis” (which means in Greek “Starred, name in lights”), arrived in Luderitz, Namibia, after 11 000 nautical miles and two Atlantic crossings with its relocation crew in October 2011…

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The children performed traditional Zulu dances and songs to show their appreciation for the generosity of Integra Scores.

Indlela celebrates a bright beginning to the school year

The children at an Amaoti crèche had a bright start to the school year when Integra Scores, a BBBEE verification agency, threw them a party with all the delicious treats that children love as well as a generous donation of stationery to the value of R5,000.00 …

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Learning for Life boys and girls

January news from Indlela

It was a month of celebration at Fairhavens as our babies and toddlers got VIP treatment from Wow Wow parties over the festive season. Both kitchens are also up are running after a break for the holidays …

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Christmas at Indlela

An awesome end to 2011 for Indlela

“We received a call from Durban Child Welfare in December. They like to use Fairhavens over the Christmas period for ‘emergencies’ and as two of our children were adopted in early December, we had some space that would be left open. Over the Christmas period we had two children abandoned with no place to stay […]

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Fairhavens Babies Home children's Christmas party

Fairhavens Babies Home children’s Christmas party

December was a hive of activity for Fairhavens Babies Home. Kaveri, a lady from Kiddies WoW WoW Parties, had a desire to throw a themed party for the orphaned children. The Fairhavens babies and toddlers got VIP treatment …

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