Category Archive: Friends and Social

Longevity Secrets of ‘Super Agers’: Life at 90 and Beyond


WebMD looks at characteristics that healthy 90 and 100-year-olds have in common. Super-Agers: Life at 90 and Beyond How can you attain a long, robust life? Researchers are studying the habits of 90-year-olds… Continue reading

Hiking Klipriviersberg Johannesburg – Sunday Hike and Lunch 2 April 2017


It was a glorious Autumn morning in Johannesburg: blue skies and a pleasant 19C (66F). The morning quickly warmed up and it was HOT by the time we completed the hike (30C –… Continue reading

Klipriviersberg Sunday Hike and Lunch at Thaba Eco Hotel


It was a pleasant, cool morning in Johannesburg and it soon warmed up. It got quite hot particularly towards the end of the hike. The nature reserve was lush and green. The ‘Friends… Continue reading

The Walter Sisulu Trail Walking and Sunday Brunch


The Walter Sisulu Trail Walking and Sunday Brunch at the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens Thanks to everyone who participated, to Hester for Hosting and to Annette Odendaal and Teresa for the fantastic photos.… Continue reading

Klipriviersberg Sunday Hike and Lunch at Thaba Eco Hotel – 5 Feb 2017


It was a cool and cloudy morning in Johannnesburg. There were 19 people in our initial group which was divided into the 11.5Km ‘fit’ group and the 13.5Km ‘super-fit’(?) group. There was no… Continue reading

Sunday Brunch and Coffee Club Bedfordview – 29 Jan 2017


Sunday the 29th Jan 2017 was a cool day in Johannesburg – ideal for outdoor activities. Some of us did the walk and run. It was incredibly pleasant as one walked/ ran underneath… Continue reading

Long Life in Pictures: Tips on Sleep, Diet, and More


Friends are a surprisingly strong influence on how long you live — for better or worse. WebMD’s slideshow explains this and other secrets of longevity. Protect Your DNA As you age, the ends… Continue reading

Hiking Klipriviersberg Johannesburg – Sunday Hike and Lunch 6 November 2016


It was a cloudy, windy day in Johannesburg with a promise of rain but in the end we enjoyed a very pleasant hike. It was nice meeting friends and making new friends. Thanks… Continue reading

Sunday Brunch and Coffee Club Bedfordview-2016 Oct 30


Another glorious day in Johannesburg – Van Buuren was at its best affording welcoming shade to the many runners, walkers and cyclists enjoying the pleasant outdoors. Following our 6K walk/ run it was… Continue reading

Kensington – A Walk Through Living History – October 16, 2016


Another glorious day in Johannesburg: neither cold nor too hot – ideal for walking. Nice people to walk with and great sites. Thanks to Paul Vermeulen and the Kensington Club for allowing us… Continue reading

The best Beer for your Liver is also the Tastiest


by HILLARY EATON Last Updated: Oct 11, 2016 It turns out that the latest trend of hoppy beers and IPAs are not only delicious, but also good for your health. According to a… Continue reading

5 Hidden Health Benefits of Alcohol 


How happy hour can help your heart, boost brainpower and even flatten your belly by K. ALEISHA FETTERS Overview The pillars of good health: diet, exercise, and strawberry daiquiris. OK, maybe not. But… Continue reading

Hiking Benefits Heart, Mind, and Body


Striding along a trail boosts your spirits, sharpens your concentration, and gives a good workout. Hiking outdoors has plenty of perks: nice views, fresh air, and the sounds and smells of nature.Hiking is… Continue reading

81-Year-Old Runs 18th Straight Chicago Marathon


Frank Abramic has inspired his family to run, including his brother John, 77, who is making his second tour of the Windy City. Runner’s World Editor’s note: This article first appeared in October… Continue reading

Sunday Hike – Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve – 2016 Oct 2


We had quite a large group (18 hikers on the 13.5Km and 14 hikers on the 11,5Km group). As always it was great meeting “old” friends and making new ones. Bienvenue to our… Continue reading