Anyone for a Gin and Tonic on the stoep? For a long time I have wanted to discover the secret of Riebeek-Kasteel. The day, or weekend destination in the heart of the Swartland in the Western Cape. Curiosity peaked, we
Bev and I have been friends since my first birthday. Have travelled the road of life together, which includes many trips to far off places throughout out the years. Last week we, since my return to South Africa, we
Two and some odd years ago, life turned upside down. Literally. It is not about age, that time of our lives or any other cliché one wants to label it, life just takes a claw and digs it deep into you –
Am constantly punishing myself with the pauper pipe dream of owning a little place in Franschoek one day. This swallow will struggle to nest in any of her special places. But visit she can, and never anything but an absolute
It has been awhile but you have stayed for centuries. Day two of my return to South Africa and I am wondering why it took so long. Here I am in the nest of gourmet food and wine heaven. Literally.
A dear friend suggested lunch. At Overture. Anywhere for lunch in the Wine lands is a good, no a great idea, so eager I am. The drive alone is spectacular, up the hills, past the vineyards and Hidden Valley offers
It has been awhile. Sometime, when one has been away from South Africa for a long time, you forget how beautiful she really is. Day one and infatuated with the late evening light. Day two and the early morning
Time for a view. A client texted me from the airport in Johannesburg last week. ‘Plan the next trip.’ Love that response. A repeat client is the best kind of client you can have. But, before we pat ourselves