February 10, 2020

Members Meeting: Monday 27 January 2020

Dialogues of Memory: What makes oral history different? Dr Sean Field is an Associate Professor in the department of Historical Studies at the University of Cape Town. He holds a PhD from the University of Essex in the United Kingdom and has lectured at UCT for several years. He is […]
February 3, 2020

Klip Kop Cave – home to early humans in Hermanus

The Village Explorer Writer: Dr Robin Lee The Overstrand coastline is full of caves. This is because the entire coast and even mountains now kilometres inland were under the sea for millions of years. The Table Mountain Sandstone deposits, which predominate in this area, had many weak spots, and scouring […]
February 3, 2020

The day the fish ran out

Hermanus Times Writer: Dr Robin Lee To the families who stepped ashore at Hermanuspietersfontein in 1855 it must have seemed Walker Bay (as we know it) would produce never-ending catches of fish. They did not bother to think of a specific name for the cove where they landed. It was […]