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Entries Tagged as 'Cape Town'

International Coastal Clean-Up Day… A Quick Report…

October 2nd, 2014 · No Comments

We have a thing for beach clean-ups… it is a great family outing and an opportunity to get involved and make a noticeable difference to the environment in a fun way… and the results are instantaneous and obvious. Recently it was International Coastal Clean-up Day… And I posted this pic on instagram… but the blog […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Caring and Sharing · Outings · Saturday Spot

A Day Out in the City… Heritage Day and Museums Were Free…

October 1st, 2014 · 6 Comments

So we appear to be in the season of business, birthdays and friends and just life. This is a good thing… blogging has to wait, ever so slightly… but last Wednesday was Heritage Day, also known as braai day. We all all about celebrating braai day, but it also happens to overlap with all our […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outings · Saturday Spot

Saturday Spot: A Family Friendly Hike in Cape Point Nature Reserve…

September 8th, 2014 · 4 Comments

I was planning to post our source to the sea river hike this weekend, and then I realised that this week is South African National Parks Week, so I thought I would post our favourite family friendly hike in Cape Point. We have spent the last year doing a number of hikes in the Cape […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outings · Saturday Spot

A Scientific Discovery: River Pollution in Se7en Steps…

August 28th, 2014 · 3 Comments

When the weather is grim we often head for the local wetlands for an amble, instead of the beach. Another one of our favourite spots to go walking is in SilverMine Nature Reserve, which happens to be where the source of our wetland river begins. Last week we were lucky enough to hike the river… […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outings · Saturday Spot · Science · Se7en at School

Se7en Take a Visit to Parkour School…

August 20th, 2014 · 13 Comments

Over the past couple of years we have whittled down our extra murals to well, zero. Probably all our friends do some sort of sport as an extra-mural, but we have been doing sport as a family. Beach running, leaping around on the mountain… I am all about my kids learning that exercise is a […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Electives · Outings · Saturday Spot · Se7en at School

Saturday Spot: A Muizenberg Meander…

August 4th, 2014 · 9 Comments

Early Saturday morning we headed out for a Beach Clean-Up in Muizenberg… Muizenberg is a beach that stretches on forever… And has a very unique feature as being one of the best places in the Peninsula for learning how to surf, in Surfer’s Corner. Rows and rows of surfboards.. One of the great advantages of […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outings · Saturday Spot

Se7en + 1 Steps to a Great Rock Pooling Outing…

July 31st, 2014 · 11 Comments

I mentioned in our previous post that we have just had a science week and we try and include some sort of scientific outing in our science weeks. Luckily where we are we are spoilt for the great outdoors and most of our scientific outings are related to natural factual observations. There are few better […]

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Tags: Outings · Science · Se7en at School