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21st Jan 2019

Up for an extreme sporting challenge?

John Michael Tawse (Espin 1978) founded two of South Africa’s more extreme sporting events. The first official Skyrun took place in 1997 with 15 participants but had to be cancelled at Snowdon Peak due to extreme weather conditions, gale force winds, snow and sleet.  The following year saw 27 finishers and 44 finishers in 1999.  The Wartrail Tri Challenge was […]

18th Jan 2019

Leopard Statue in Hout Bay

Did you know that the leopard statue in Hout Bay was created by OA, Ivan Mitford-Barberton (Espin 1912).  Read more HERE…

15th Jan 2019

The Old Andrean Who Gave the World the Deep Level Underground Railway

By Peter Ball There are not many South Africans who have been honoured by having a statue of themselves erected in London… writes Peter Ball from The Heritage Portal. Only two come readily to mind and they are Jan Smuts and Nelson Mandela, whose statues stand proudly in Parliament Square, Westminster. However, there is a […]