Tag: Port Elizabeth

Girl Power with Style: PE’s graceful ladyslider, Mia Baard

I happened upon Mia Baard when a couple of  amazing Cobbles Classic pictures and videos crossed my social media feed. I was struck, firstly by the grace with which she rides the waves, and secondly, by the beauty of Cobbles, the spot down at Cape Recife, just outside Port Elizabeth. I was keen to know how women’s surfing is doing in PE  and if it’s…

7 Fab Things you can plan for the weekend if you live in the Eastern Cape

You might moan a bit when you live there. Tssk. You may have hankered to be elsewhere, in greener pastures or more fashionable fields. But it’s only when you are an uncomfortable travel distance away from Port Elizabeth that you realize you took a few things for granted and overlooked a couple of gems that were right under your nose. Here are seven things I’m now sadly…

6 Things to do in Cape Town if you are Homesick for Port Elizabeth

Okay. You can stop laughing now. It really does happen. We Port Elizabeth creatures, despite living in the shadow of the seventh wonder, miss our home town. So what to do, girls of the Eastern Cape, when the oaks and the vineyards, the mountains and the Atlantic are just  not cutting it? 1.  Have  coffee at Vovo telo. (Steenberg/Waterfront/Kloof Street, whichever floats your boat.) Yes,…