New Beginners' Classes - Karate

New beginners’ karate classes from 1 March 2019. Mondays and Wednesdays from 17:00 to 19:00 Cell: 083 320-4339 Tony de Beer.
In the world we live in it's a good idea to know how to defend yourself. Shorei Martial Arts Academy is run by a very experienced sensei who is willing to teach beginners how to deal with attackers. I wrote about his karate school before and he can be reached via his cell number or website.

Fruit Trees In Pots

We decided three years ago that we wanted a fig tree in our yard and I bought one for my wife. This year we picked the first decent figs at the beginning of February and they were heavenly. The tree came in a pot from Goodies4Gardens, originally supplied by RJE Distributors. I didn’t know it at the time because I only met the people from RJE Distributors recently and discovered that they are the suppliers of garden pots and other hardware to Goodies4Gardens.

Last Sunday we visited Goodies again to find out whether they had any more fruit trees in the nursery section. The man who runs the nursery took us to the trees they had and showed us grape vines, mangoes, peaches, apricots, and pomegranate trees. That was a big surprise because we always wanted to have those in our garden as well.

It only occurred to me afterward that they also grew in pots so that they were portable. I find this encouraging because one could transfer them into larger pots at home if you didn’t have space in you…

JLG Cherry Picker Sales

NEW 2019 JLG CHERRY PICKER FOR SALE This JLG Articulating Boom Lift is for sale at SA Platforms, the lifting platforms specialists, in Meyerton, Gauteng. It has cutting edge features such as variable engine control which cuts fuel consumption and operating costs. The JLG has quicker starting and leading elevation times and is thus more productive.
A full spec sheet can be downloaded from the SA Platforms website with a whole bunch of other information about what you can expect from a brilliant cherry picker like this. Some people prefer to call it a lifting platform or a motorized elevating platform, but it does a fantastic job of making working at heights so much easier.
So head on over to the website and discover all the details about this machine. This JLG comes with full certified training for 2 operators and delivery within the borders of South Africa.

Garden Pots And Hardware

My wife, Maggie, has a natural gift for growing plants. She manages to grow just about anything. I’m not so fortunate. For some reason, I struggle. A while ago I decided to grow tomatoes in pots and they started out okay but died after some time making me disappointed.

I became interested in growing vegetables in pots when I came across amazing pins on Pinterest on the subject. Avid gardeners usually blog about their hobby or pastime and then promote them on Pinterest for the world to see. I’m looking at one of these articles as I’m typing and there’s a photo of a big plastic pot with about twenty carrots growing in it. The photo also shows the grower’s hand holding ten healthy looking carrots next to the plastic flower pot. The article reads, “Container Gardening for Vegetables.”

It would have been wiser if I did some reading on the subject of growing my plants in containers like plastic pots before I started. Already, as I’m reading the article, I can see where things went wrong fo…

Pool Nets And Covers - Water Safety

Whenever we hear of people drowning in swimming pools we feel devastated for those affected by it, especially when it’s a child. I recently read a story on Facebook about such a tragic drowning related by a father. They were just distracted for a moment. Then his son asked where his younger brother was and it ended up with the horror of finding him drowned in the swimming pool. I can’t even begin to imagine how that family felt after that tragic accident. Something like that probably fills them with regret for the rest of their lives. If only!

Water safety is of utmost importance. This is a profound statement that should never be taken lightly.

Global Nets & Covers manufacture and install pool covers that protect kids that can't swim and offer considerable savings to you in terms of running costs and pool maintenance. They install pool covers in many shapes and sizes to clients' satisfaction.

There is a video where a child manages to climb on the fence surrounding the pool…

6 Free Books (today)

Here's a special announcement from the talented author Charlotte Roth.
Hello Lovelies!
Just wanted to say Happy New Year and happy reading.
All my books are FREE today. 

You simply go to my Facebook page for details (and no, there's no signups or anything),
 or find them on Amazon here: Charlotte Roth's FREE books.
Stay Warm and cozy ;-)
<3 Charlotte

The Anatomy of a Safety Shoe

The Anatomy of a Safety Shoe Safety shoes are in a league of their own. Their primary purpose is to allow you to be comfortable while being productive and protected at the same time.

When I look at the magnificent range of protective footwear in the BOVA catalogue on the Workmaster website I can get a pretty good picture of how complex these shoes are and how packed they are with features that benefit the wearer.

Starting at the top of the list let’s inspect the pedigree of these safety shoes.
Podiatry Association of South Africa (PASA) PASA approved styles
They are ergonomically designed and tested to increase foot health. This ensures comfort because they are approved by qualified podiatrists.

Vibram Technology Here they have the world leader in rubber sole technology, Vibram. Renowned traction engineering technology ensures superior slip resistance.
Ultra-Fresh Technology An Internationally patented microbial technology protects various products (even used in spacesuits) ensures …