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Visiting Cape Town? Tranquility and Serendipity.

I think the word Serendipity is used all too seldom, don’t you? For those unacquainted with the word, it is NOT the happy discovery of a good hair product – which is Serendipity-Doo – and something else entirely. Could the … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 48

Good afternoon listeners and welcome to Ascot Racecourse, where the weather is fine and the going is easy…but not furlong [weak grin]. Fur too long the Old Masters were producing paintings with unbridled passion [sorry, I had to include that … Continue reading

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Namaqualand Travels–Chapter 4

In the manner of the better photographers everywhere (well, we can fantasise can’t we?) we were up before sunrise and, with an oats breakfast bar removing all traces of moisture from our mouths, we drove off into the park looking … Continue reading

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Namaqualand Travels–Chapter 3

It was good to be back at the Karoo National Park and the familiar road led us to the reception area where we booked in. Again we were impressed and gratified by the friendliness of the staff, and as we … Continue reading

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Namaqualand Travels–Chapter 1

Friday, 23rd August and the first suggestions of dawn’s gentle presence was felt as she caressed my brow. As consciousness pierced the fog of slumber, Dawn disappeared into dreamland, to be replaced by the awareness that Mrs Chips was up … Continue reading

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Road Trip ~ August 2013 – Johannesburg. Chapter 3 of 3.

After a comfortable night’s kip and another scrumptious breakfast at the Ruth Avenue B&B we settled up and pointed the ve-hickle in the direction of Port Elizabeth and placed Johannesburg in the rear-view mirror which, if you’re not really a … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 19

Were you bullied at school? Did the jocks and class tough-guys use your school bag for kicking/hammer-throw practice? Did the ‘gorgeous gang’ (that nauseating group of girls who swanned about the school corridors, as though they were the very paragons … Continue reading

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