Monday 14th April 2014 - Posted by Chris von Ulmenstein
* For the first time Cape Town will be one of the locations for the International Triathlon Union’s 2014 World Triathlon Series, which was added to the 2014 schedule (with Chicago) this year. Locations for the Series this year are Auckland, Yokohama, London, Chicago, Hamburg, Stockholm, Edmonton, and Cape Town, the latter event taking place in the V&A Waterfront on 26 and 27 April. The ‘world’s best’ triathletes are said to participate in the Cape Town event.
* Charlize Theron is to star in a romantic film ‘The Last Face’, which her new fiancé (they are said to have got engaged yesterday) Sean Penn is to direct. Theron is to star with Javier Bardem. The movie is to be shot in ‘Africa’, and the couple has been sighted in Upington and the Augrabies Falls for their location search. Penn was seen lunching at Dias Tavern in Cape Town last Thursday.
* The La Colombe staff has been told that the restaurant is closing down.
* Sir Richard Branson has bought the Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyard in Franschhoek.
* Oxford University Professor Charles Spence is testing a theory that the enjoyment of wine is influenced by the music (more…)Tweet