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
Millions of reasons why one should do at least an annual game drive in South Africa. Do a safari, get out there and breathe … but here are a few of my favourites for doing a game drive. 1 .
Bloemenplukkers van Namakwaland by Hugo Naude Some men may fail when if comes to bringing you flowers, but few will be able to resist the beauty of the Cape and Namakwaland when the flowers bloom. Then all a gushing they
I don’t think this happens anymore, too much happening at home, too dangerous perhaps, but no more the Art of the Weekend Park and View. This really happened in South Africa a few decades ago. Taking out the car,
The travelling suitcase that became my life, is packed with those definable gifts I cannot live without. Photographs, letters, my mother’s recipe book, and the shells. In the past seven years I have crossed the ocean and moved many
My London life means I spend most of the year indoors. Well, not me, I am the last of the die hards when it comes to winter outdoor balcony clinging, but I think the need to be outdoors is a