Bantering Weekend Greetings from the Dumping Grounds
First of all don’t misunderstand: We love our village and the people in it!!! But when it comes to politics it’s a different story ….. ‘Hear’ us out. Recently we went to the annual meeting of the Stanford Ratepayers Association. This village ‘institution’ is revitalised after the old committee ‘chucked the whole show’. Revitalised also…
New York, New York. Here comes Stanford!
We are not much in favor of all kinds of photography competitions for which you have to pay an entrance fee to participate. But now we made an exception (on invitation BTW). Although there is a jury that makes the final decision people can also vote for us online. The more votes the bigger the chance…
Greetings from all who love their school!
Students of Funimfundo in informal settlement Die Kop near Stanford certainly love their school!
Ready Steady and Go
Sport Day for School kids in Stanford.
The future of South Africa starts with people like those of the location (township) Die Kop in Stanford. The community (privately) supported pre-primary school is one of the best in South Africa. And Helen Zille (prime minister of the Western Cape) is seemingly not aware of it and neither is South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma…
One of the best pre-primary schools in the Western Cape is here in Stanford in the informal settlement ‘Die Kop’. The young children live 5 kilometers away from the regular governmental funded pre-primary school and that is not the 7 kilometer needed to have access to the official school bus system. Add to that…
The Riding School
People of all walks of life are priviliged to live in a place like Stanford; we’ve said/written it before. Under the ‘dull’ first look of Stanford there is vibrancy inline with the good village life. One of the activities is horse riding at Bagatelle Horse Riding School and as the name says Bagatelle also offers…