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Aquarium weekend completed

Pretty much immediately after getting home from the sneak peek into the new bit of the aquarium, I headed down to Agulhas for a functional, pre-winter maintenance visit on the cottage. Truth be told, there wasn’t a lot that needed to be done, just really checking up on things. Still, it needed doing. Before I […]

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New Aquarium Exhibit Opens This Week

Indeed. The new, ever so slightly warmer water tank, with imported Italian acrylic windows and tunnel, and featuring animals that like ever so slightly warmer water, opens in Thursday. The kids and I got a sneak peek around the place yesterday (and got to pet a penguin), and while I promised not to spoil any […]

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The kids have been pretty brilliant just lately. They were good while we were away in Norway, they’ve been attentive at school and come home with certificates, their homework has been done without argument. It’s been odd. Odd, but good. Time for some sort of reward. To the Waterfront, then. Sushi, boerie rolls, slush and […]

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BTS Aquarium Tour

We did a Behind The Scenes tour at the aquarium today. Regular readers will recall that we have done this before. Well, this morning, we did it again. This was a photo I took before the tour – it’s a Tube Anenome. The photos from the actual tour, which was excellent and included a quick […]

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Dock Road delays for new Aquarium “Glass”

Quick heads up – the new 36m² chunk of acrylic which is going to make up the front of the new 2 Oceans Aquarium exhibit is arriving this week. That’s a fair-sized piece of acrylic by anyone’s standards, and so they’re going to need to close a bit of road to get it from where […]

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