In search of the big tree {Tsitsikamma}

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“But memories got left behind while you kept walking on; every time you had to retrace your steps further to return to your memories, and sometimes it was better not to turn back at all.”  – Dalene Matthee Most South African school children are familiar with Dalene Matthee’s work. An author, based in Knysna, she… Read more »

Mothercity Memories

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Earlier this year, we went down to Cape Town for a wedding. The groom borrowed my camera’s memory card and I only got it back recently, so today I am sharing some of my favourite shots taken at the wedding.  My extremely handsome husband-to-be. Oooh, shivers.

Vovo Telo Bedfordview

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Over the weekend, we were too lazy to cook food, or go and buy groceries. Also, I was a bit ill and didn’t have an appetite, so we headed out to town in search for some grub and dropped in at quaint little bakery/coffeeshop Vovo Telo, only a few kilometres from our house. I had… Read more »

Wine tasting in the Cape

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As our country is so famous for its splendid wine, and we were in the wine making capital, Flip and I visited our favourite wine maker Durbanville Hills for a bit of a wine tasting. Flip always spoils me with a few bottles, that he buys from the farm, when he goes to Cape Town for business. I… Read more »

The Mother City

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I spent this weekend in good old Cape Town, the first time in 13 years. I was there last on a school tour. My verdict: meh. As an adult, I took in a lot more as an ignorant and wide eyed child – and I might get a lot of hate for this- but I… Read more »

Nothing like a Joburg storm

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Right now, there is a grumbling outside the window, an angry storm brewing again, like the many spectacular thunderstorms we have had the last week or two – something the highveld is known for and which we all count down the days for at the end of August, beginning of September. And just as much… Read more »