Sheilam Nursery – Cactus and Succulent Garden.

Established in 1954 Sheilam Cactus and Succulent Nursery has been owned and operated by the Schwegmann family since 1967. Located near Robertson, 170 km outside Cape Town, South Africa, and boasting approximately 2000 species of plants, the nursery is recognised by authorities as one of the finest collections of specimen plants. Discover plants such as […]

Article of the Day (Oct 11)

The Hobo Nickel Hobo nickels are sculptural artworks created on small denomination coins, particularly US nickels, long favored by coin engravers because of their size, thickness, and softness. When the Indian head, or buffalo, nickel was introduced in the US in 1913, its large, thick profile gave artists a larger template to work on and […]

GOD’s Peace

 Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.  (Philippians 4:6-7) God’s peace is a wonderful thing. And some of the people around you […]

This is the most unaffordable city in the world to buy a home

by Alicia Adamczyk Housing prices in Paris, Hong Kong and Vancouver have increased by 150% since 2000, according to UBS’s 2019 Global Real Estate Bubble Index. The median price-to-income ratio now stands at seven, compared to five a decade ago. UBS’s report tracks the risk of property price bubbles in global cities. It also looks […]

Delicious Fall-Inspired Grilling Recipes

by EMILEE UNTERKOEFLER Grilled Sweet Potatoes If you want a side dish that has both sweet and savory flavors, this is the recipe. The thinly sliced sweet potato pieces taste divine on their own after being drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with salt. However, if you’re looking for a little more flair, then toss […]

Did You Know? (Oct 5)

Since 2010, it’s been possible to make phone calls from the top of Mount Everest thanks to 3G cellphone antennas installed by telecommunications company Ncell at Mount Everest’s base camp; a later addition by China Mobile and Huawei Wireless Networks in 2013 upgraded the coverage to 4G.