GeekFest is an annual festival in Johannesburg, celebrating the many subcultures of Geekdom. From gaming, through to all aspects of science fiction, fantasy and technology, GeekFest appeals to a broad audience and remains a safe and fun outing for the entire family.
The DTV team went to this year’s festival to get a better understanding of Cosplay, and to see the incredible costumes cosplayers create in honour of their favourite characters from a variety of genres. Watch this insert if you’re a fan of Cosplay, or want to learn more about it.
South African Sign Language Lessons
Thabo Ntatlo is back with another SASL lesson, this time using vocabulary related to the bathroom.
Njeleti has some more clever household cleaning tips for us this week. Any ‘recipes’ discussed in previous episodes will be available on our website later this week, with new ‘recipes’ being added after each episode in future.
Tea & Coffee
Tea Cups & Coffee Mugs
To remove coffee and tea stains from cups and mugs simply apply some vinegar to a clean sponge and wipe the cup or mug. Rinse, and enjoy your new clean mug or cup.
Kettles and Coffee Makers
Add 2 cups of water and ¼ cup of vinegar to your empty kettle or coffee maker. Turn on and bring water to boiling point. Allow the water to cool before draining it. Wipe appliance with a clean cloth, and then rinse it thoroughly before using again.
Rusoord, Cape Town
During their recent trip to Cape Town, the DTV team spent a day with the elderly residents of Rusoord vir Dowes, starting at the retirement centre, before moving to an art centre where everyone got to explore their creative side by contributing a panel to a large artwork.