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Built on family foundations, BOMA Food Bar at St Ives is perfect for any sort of gatherings, such as birthdays (adults or kids), family reunions or just mates wanting to watch the rugga or get together and enjoy BOMA’s famous pizzas. Boasting a huge playground with a mini zipline and a trampoline, the kids can have fun and get rid of all their energy while the parents are free to chat, eat and drink in...

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The Midlands has always been the heart of polo in South Africa, and even though the sport is now played in other parts of the country too, the families, history and tradition of the game in the Midlands are something special. We recently caught up with the South African Polo Association to find out more about the history of polo in the Midlands, where it is heading and what’s to love about this exhilarating game....

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The Midlands is renowned for its rich agricultural history, sustainable farming practices and unwavering embodiment of the South African phrase: “Local is lekker”.  At the forefront of fair market farming in the Midlands are the dynamic husband and wife duo, Andre and Kaitlynn Kaueraf. Prior to the valuable insight I gleaned from the couple, I was very much in the dark regarding the existence of so-called “REKO Rings”. Thankfully, through their passionate advocacy for small-scale...

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The Midlands is heralded as one of the most fertile pockets of land within South Africa. With its rich agricultural history and sublime biodiversity, farmers in this region are celebrated for their consistently excellent produce and livestock. In this article, we shine a spotlight on three local farmers in order to get the inside scoop on all things cattle, poultry and trout!   Maggie Scratcher  Maggie Scratcher is a family-run business located on a third...

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As I listened for the dial tone to end and the first “hello!” to be uttered, I took a moment to process who the friendly voice on the other end of the line belonged to. Celebrated as a national treasure in the realm of South African rugby, Gavin Ross is synonymous with consistency, honesty and accountability.   As a decorated retired sports coach and current educator at Michaelhouse, Gavin, or rather, “Gav”, as he prefers...

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  The fun-loving Fogg family is comprised of a powerhouse husband and wife duo, Devlin and Katie, as well as their two beloved children, Sophia (age 9) and Joshua (age 7). From their shared love of the great outdoors, to their passion for mountain biking, this local Midlands family are literal trailblazers!   Growing up amongst the beautiful natural surrounds of Hilton, Katie always knew that she would one day return to her Midlands roots....

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  A friendship founded upon a mutual love of fabric, fashion and wanderlust is a friendship that is destined to succeed. Nobody understands this better than childhood friends turned business partners, Andrea and Sarah. From their inherent creativity to their social media savvy, these local ladies are prime examples of entrepreneurial excellence.   When Andrea and her family relocated from Johannesburg to the Midlands, they had no idea that a single shift in geography would...

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Moving from the sea breeze of the North Coast, to the fresh air of the quaint and cosy Midlands has been the best decision the Robinsons have ever made. The vast open spaces of farmland are the perfect palette for their wild souls to roam free, and their fixer-upper of a farmhouse keeps them inspired and on their toes. We visit Katie-Jo to hear about her and her family’s new and improved life here on...

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You get dog people and cat people, and even horse people. But cow people? Where would you find those? No other place than The Midlands, of course!  Juliet and Brian Macaskill live and work on the Fairfield Dairy farm here – Brian manages the dairy,  Juliet works at the office, and their two kids, Stuart and Sarah, take full advantage of the lifestyle and freedom that country life provides.