Simbithi Scene Spring Ed’s Note: Be a Miss Honey

I have always been a bookworm. My love of reading is genetic, methinks. My Daddy, a teacher by profession, always had his nose in a book. Mind you, his father, my late Pa, was much the same: a bookshelf in his study was stuffed with all manner of books and scribbled-in notebooks. When I was […]

Meet the Tsotsi Family

Live. Laugh. Love. If you meet the Tsotsi clan then you would agree their last name should follow that adage. A mom and dad who still call each other “baby” with stars in their eyes and three daughters who shriek with laughter, at will: meet Sipho, Lungi, Nyaniso, Xoliswa and Busi.   “It is cold,” […]

GOLF: Third Time’s a Charm

It’s a crisp Winter morning and the light over the front nine is almost ethereal. A hop, skip and jump over Euphorbia Lane and here we are, at the third hole. It might look like a simple shot but, factor in the slopes, bunkers and dam (and homes on Umvumvu Drive bringing up the rear) […]

The Greater Cane Rat – Friend or Foe?

Several Simbithi residents have submitted photos of cane rats asking for the animals to be identified.  When Simbithi was still a cane farm they were probably considered a nuisance or pest but today, being a locally indigenous species, they are considered a friend on Simbithi.  We are unsure of how many we have on Simbithi […]

Bold Black

Copy supplied by: Get It Magazine Ballito.Umhlanga Ultra-modern and avant-garde, this unique steel and glass Simbithi home blends in with its natural surroundings while managing to be bold and striking at the same time. Linda Warren always wanted to create a glass and steel home. Having built and renovated a number of houses over the […]

Mom’s Cooking Class

There is precious little that compares to the spark of joy one feels after baking bread, from scratch. Senior sous chef Louis Lesch taught the basics of bread making at our most recent Mom’s Cooking Class. Keep your eyes peeled for the next one and learn from the pros! Share This Share on facebook Share […]

S-s-s-ay Hello!

There was great excitement (and a bit of fear!) last week when a South African rock python was spotted sunning itself on a golf cart path near Laburnum Way. This glorious beauty surely got residents and wildlife enthusiasts buzzing! While the snake may be large – it’s the fourth largest in the world – please […]