A week away with lovely friends in Stanford and Betty’s Bay, the Overberg, Western Cape.Read more "Betty, meet Stan"
I’m not going to jump on the proverbial bandwagon and say that 2016 has been a b*tch. But it hasn’t been easy, and at times I’ve felt like a snail pickled by vinegar. After a series of unfortunate events, I retreated from life for a while for some self-care and sanctuary in the Transkei. And […]Read more "Taking five in the Transkei"
Tom and I popped out to Stellenbosch a little while ago for a night away in the countryside. I found a room at Remhoogte Wine Estate on Airbnb, which is about 5km outside Stellies, with a dam, mountain views, and a curious collection of animal residents – including zebra, wildebeest, springbok and a pack of […]Read more "A night at Remhoogte"
I’m a flower child at heart, and there’s absolutely nothing I love more than to celebrate spring with a trip to the West Coast National Park. The lovely Guy and Claire offered to come on an adventure with us so we packed a picnic and ventured forth to Postberg for a day of flower frolicking and […]Read more "It’s Super Pretty in Postberg"
This weekend, Tom and I ventured forth to Franschhoek in search of wine, good food and relaxation – and that’s exactly what we found. There’s nothing I enjoy more than time away with my love and we had the best long weekend walking, talking, reading, and eating delicious things. Here are some photos from the various spots […]Read more "Photos from Franschhoek"
Tom needs new furniture, and, after a few glasses of wine last night he asked me to go and find him some and gave me rather a sizeable budget to do so! Obviously I jumped at the invitation, messaged Vix immediately and asked her to meet me at Appel n Ui today for some lunch-break browsing. […]Read more "Antique Furniture Browsing"
This weekend was a lovely one spent with friends in the pretty town of Hermanus. Guy and Damian both turned 30 recently so we decided to celebrate in style, and Claire found us a gorgeous Airbnb mansion to stay in with a Jacuzzi and amazing mountain views (hence the house’s name: Amazing Views Holiday Home). […]Read more "Happy in Hermanus"