Review: Moafrika Tours – Day Trip to Soweto
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, Soweto received its name from the first two letters of South Western Township, which is what the area was first named in 1956 with and now home to an estimated 3.5 million people. When visiting Johannesburg, you would be poorer for not visiting Soweto. Soweto holds an abundance of history, rich… Continue reading
Garden Court uMhlanga
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, We have but washed the sea sand off our toes and schools are closing again on the 15th of next month! I can well understand if you feel you need a break already. Happens to the most content of us. So, helpful hint… During a recent trip to Umhlanga,… Continue reading
Tangled in a tree with a crystal glass.
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
A Tumbleweed dancing in the light of the moon.
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
Get your kicks on Route 62*
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
There are things about a small town that you can’t necessarily quantify.
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
Midnight train (thoughts) to Georgia (nowhere).
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, Some general news… after midnight… Just go with it. * Can you believe at the end of June, I’ve been banting for a year!? Many kilograms and cm’s later, it is one of the best decisions I have ever made. I’ve reached the point where I can say *we*… Continue reading
“The Spice of Life!” – My @Tripadvisor review of @DCTours_za cc @CombrinkD
“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
2014 – Year End Quiz – @RichSimmondsZA pls RT
Dear friends and other interesting creatures – As my December tan is busy peeling off, so the days of the new year is racing forward …. I put this quiz together in 2008… so if you complete it, link back to me please? I would love to read about your year. 🙂 My answers for… Continue reading
#DiscoverYourJourney with @capephototour cc @Safari365 @JohannMSmith
Dear friends and other interesting creatures, @capephototour is offering a HUGE discount for all who wants to join me on our the Peninsula photo tour and #DiscoverYourJourney on 27th December 2014. The departure point for this event will be 09h30am from The Cape Milner Hotel – 1 Milner Road, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town. A very special price of R600 per… Continue reading#DiscoverYourJourney, #nocturnalwenchy, (unnamed), @JohannMSmith, @Safari365, Boulder’s Beach, boulders, Cape Canopy Tour, Cape Photo Tour, Cape point, Cape Town, Chapman’s Peak Drive, Chappies, Chase the Sun Peninsula Tour, Fish Hoek, Hout Bay harbour, Jackass penguins, kalk bay, Milner Road, Samsung NX300, Simons town, Tamboerskloof, THE CAPE MILNER BOUTIQUE HOTEL, The Cape of Good Hope nature reserve, The Nocturnal Wenchy
Mom to many, wife to SirNoid. Lover of water, walks in the shade and all things purple.