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Story Weaver News…                                                                         

storyteller ~ writer ~ celebrant

 

     
 

My April 2024

newsletter

can be read here

 

The photo of Jan Christiaan Smuts and men at Oukiep 1902 was colourised by Tinus le Roux and can be seen on his facebook page

   

 

   

My March 2024

newsletter

can be read here

 

Photo: Inga at the Prince Albert People facebook page.

   

 

 

My Febuary 2024

newsletter

can be read here

 

Got the newsletter, Ailsa, it's so nice... all the articles are so so interesting... my folks are going to love it... already looking forward to your next one... thank you so much.  Ryan Austin

   

 

 

      My January 2024     

          newsletter      

     can be read here

   

 

             

My December newsletter      

     can be read here

     
 

My November newsletter

can be read here

 

     
   

 

   
The WESGRO group on the Ghost Walk  

My October newsletter

can be read here

   
   

 

   
 

 

My September 2023 newsletter

 

can be read here.

 

   
   

 

   
 

My August 2023 newsletter

can be read here.

   
   

 

   
Loadshedding doesn't stop Ghost Walks!Loadshedding doesn't stop Ghost Walks!  

My June 2023 newsletter

can be read here.

   
   

 

   
Retirement from Albert College and 21 years as The Story Weaver!   

I celebrate 21 years as

The Story Weaver

read my May 2023 newsletter here.

 

   
   

 

   
 

 

April’s newsletter features Karoo plants and creatures, rocks and lots of cyclists!

 

 

   
   

 

   
 

"Broekie lace," a graveyard mystery and Tannie Alta's 'rooi bakkie." 

read my March 2023 newsletter here

   
   

 

   
   

Fire on the mountain, hats and the Karoo Kombuis and the Jazz Festival which lies ahead... 

read about all this here

   
   

 

   
 

 

A new year, we look back to Christmas and consider the excitement ahead in 2023...

read about it here 

   
   

 

   
 

A Nature Ceremony at Tweedewater,

our Saturday Market turns 25

and more local news

Read it here.

 

 

photo by Garden Route photographer Jenya Zhivaleva

 

   
   

 

   
 

There are loads of anniversaries, good food and pancakes galore in my November 2022 newsletter...

   
   

 

   
 

Here is the link to my October 2022 newsletter

 

 

Memories of the Queen, Heritage Day food, lots of cars, a ghostly granny and forthcoming events...

   
   

 

   
 

Here is the link to my September 2022 newsletter

 

Another organ, a "ghost" story, school news, art events and more...

 

photo from PA Tourism facebook page

   
   

 

   
 

Here is the link to my August 2022 newsletter

Treasure Hunt fun, very dark evenings and Museum meanderings… 

 

   
   

 

   
 

    Read my July 2022 Newsletter here. 

The NGK Organ, nicknames in the village, the Story Weaver appears in Platteland... and more.

   
   

 

   
 

      A Karoo farm, a Library            surprise and more...

here is my June 2022 newsletter

 

   
   

 

   
 

Ailsa the Story Weaver... telling Prince Albert's stories for 20 years! 

 

          Read my latest newsletter here.

 

 

   
   

 

   
 

My March 2022 newsletter appears here

 

Interesting guests, a seldom-told ghost story and PACT POP news...

 

DURING MARCH MASKS WERE GIVEN  

   THEIR MARCHING ORDERS ON MY   

             WALKS - HURRAH!

   
   

 

   
 

You can read my February 2022 newsletter here

 

Church tower tales, Susanna Gordon, school excitement and more....

   
   

 

   
 

You can read my January 2022 newsletter here

 

Meeting former students, telling        de Beer tales and discovering an unknown twin when looking for baptism records...

   
   

 

   
 

Read my December 2021 newsletter here

   
   

 

   
 

     Here's the link to my 

November 2021 newsletter

 

                  photo from PACT facebook page

   
   

 

   
 

Here's the link to my 

   October 2021 newsletter

 

        Thanks to Peter Olckers for the photo

   
   

 

   

 

More Prince Albert stories                  in my

September 2021 newsletter

   

 

 

 

 

My August 2021 newsletter can be read here: filming, a bookcase, peaches, a marvellous motor mechanic and more...

 

   

My July 2021 newsletter can be read here.

 

Back to lockdown level four for a while, so no walks but lots of planning and preparation...

     

 

       

My newsletter for

June 2021

can be read here

 

      

   
   

 

   
 

          My newsletter for

              May 2021

         can be read here

   
   
 
 
 
 My April 2021 newsletter can be read here
     
         My March 2021 newsletter can be read here

 

 

 

My February 2021 newsletter can be read here

 

Pat and Helena Marincowitz on their wedding dayPat and Helena Marincowitz on their wedding day

 

My January 2021 newsletter can be read here

 

 

My December 2020 newsletter can be read here

 

 

  

My November 2020 newsletter can be read here and there's a link to previous newsletters there too.

 

 

                   

My September 2020 newsletter can be read here      

There's a link to all my previous newsletters too.

 

 

Probus group from Cape Town on one of my early lockdown level 2 walks...

       

 

 

  

On Gordon's koppieOn Gordon's koppie

 

 

       

 

   
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

  

 

Ring out the Peace 11/11/2018Ring out the Peace 11/11/2018        Fantastic Mr Fox ~ Albert College at the Showroom TheatreFantastic Mr Fox ~ Albert College at the Showroom Theatre

 

   

 

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The Story Weaver

telling Prince Albert's stories since 2002