Dear friends and other interesting creatures, Life is an odd creature. There is no other way to ride but bareback. You are guaranteed to feel every vibration of the animal moving under you. One thing I guarantee, there will be music. Sometimes a vibrant Street festival with laughter and little umbrellas in our cocktails. Babies… Continue reading The Free Electric Band
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, Last night, I opened a bottle of wine, very Shirley Valentine I was. My husband came home and gave me a strange look. Apparently coming home to me drinking wine is a new thing. Well, it is.... and I quite liked it! Last winter I had the wonderful opportunity… Continue reading Tangled in a tree with a crystal glass.
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, It was cold the day I arrived at Tumbleweed Cottage in McGregor. A crisp kind of cold where you don't shiver, but you would not say no to a mug of the coffee from Strictly Coffee in Robertson which I had become accustomed to while visiting these little patches of vibrantly alive dorpies. Besides,… Continue reading A Tumbleweed dancing in the light of the moon.
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, Founded in 1853, Robertson (named after the Dutch Reformed Minister Dr William Robertson) lingers in the long shadows of the Langeberg mountains, gently persuading the Breede River to share in the bounty of the land. Today, Robertson is a sleepy little town by night but as as the largest of the neighbouring… Continue reading Get your kicks on Route 62*
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, “This town of churches and dreams; this town I thought I would lose myself in, with its backward ways and winding roads leading to nowhere; but, I found myself instead. - Magic in the Backyard (excerpt from American Honey)” ― Kellie Elmore Have you ever read a book so… Continue reading There are things about a small town that you can’t necessarily quantify.
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, I was personally delighted when I saw my favourite childhood cartoon is coming out on on the big screen and feel proud at this South African first. The film will be released in three languages – English, Afrikaans and Zulu on 18 September, just ahead of Heritage Day. Maya… Continue reading “Maya the Bee” pre-release ticket giveaway!
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, This past week has been one of constant birthday celebrations. I must admit I love a birthday. It doesn't even have to be mine! I am tremendously thankful to have been blessed with wonderful family and friends who have made turning 42, an absolute privilege. I truly did not… Continue reading #14forever with much gratitude!
“The Spice of Life!” Darren from DC Tours hosted my husband and three teenagers for a day of wine tasting at Backsberg ("Backsberg has been chosen as one of the Top 100 Wineries of the Year by Wine & Spirits Magazine in New York") and all the flavours of relaxation at the introduction of The… Continue reading “The Spice of Life!” – My @Tripadvisor review of @DCTours_za cc @CombrinkD