Tag Archives: South Africa

The Old Masters – re-interpreted 71

With that rather comforting cosmic predictability, Wednesday has arrived, hard on the heels of Tuesday night; and we can all breathe a word of thanks that South African officialdom has not yet got their greedy little paws on electronic communications … Continue reading

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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 69

The 24th of September is a public holiday here in darkest Africa; formally known as Heritage Day. To many, it is a day when rallies are held in various stadia around the country; generally accompanied by the consumption of food … Continue reading

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Exhilarating Chilli Biltong recipe–tried and tested

OPEN SAUCE BILTONG RECIPES You read it here first folks Your devoted blogger has a bit of a thing for chillies. However, let me hasten to add that he is not one of those macho types that munch their way … Continue reading

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Brilliant Biltong (Cognac Flavoured) Recipe–Tried & Tested

“Ho ho ho!” No, it’s not Hugh Heffner calling his three little maidens. It is Christmas in August, for I bring you glad tidings of great joy. The flavoured biltong recipes are ready for consumption. [By the way, you can … Continue reading

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Book Review – Koevoet – by Jim Hooper

Mention the word “Koevoet” to most people who have heard of The Angolan War (1966 to 1989) and you will hear answers ranging from awed whispers, to howls of outrage about the so-called savage white oppressors who mercilessly defended the … 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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