Throwback Thursday

Then: APRIL 1991… Baton Rouge – a shopping mall that never materialised.

Now: APRIL 2017… Imagine having a mall on the banks of the Toti River…in hindsight, would it have been a good or bad idea, what do you think?

ThrowbackThursday: April 1991


Then: APRIL 1991… Local Lions of yesteryear were making preparations for the fencing of Hutchison Park for the Highland Gathering… How has your Highland Gathering experience changed over the years?

Now: APRIL 2017…READ: Two weeks to go until Amanzimtoti turns tartan

ThrowbackThursday: April 1991


Then: APRIL 1991… You could buy a beautiful facebrick house in Athlone Park for R275 000

Now: APRIL 2017… READ: Featured Homes for Sale in Upper South Coast

ThrowbackThursday: April 1991


Then: APRIL 1991… Mark Barber and Peter Eaton paddled a third in the Karridene Classic

Now: APRIL 2017… READ: Tackle 5km trail run in Lower Illovo next Friday

ThrowbackThursday: April 1991


Then: APRIL 1991… ”Hyacinth Hawker” does the rounds in Toti – illegally selling pieces of water hyacinth and conning people that they are ”water orchids.” We sincerely hope none of our readers were caught out – do you remember this?

Now: APRIL 2017… READ: Call to help conservancy with river weed clearing

ThrowbackThursday: April 1991


Then: APRIL 1991… As Kingsway High Class of ’77 plan their 40th reunion, we look back at some of the teachers from that era who attended an earlier reunion. Who was your favourite teacher?

Now: APRIL 2017… READ: 40th reunion for KHS class of ’77

ThrowbackThursday: April 1991


We hope you enjoyed our glimpse back into the past and would love to hear your thoughts and comments on any of these topics 🙂

Do you think things have changed much since then?

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