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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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Port Elizabeth Prawn Festival – a case study in false advertising?

In the days leading up to yesterday (Sunday 11 May 2014) our eyes had been caught by banners and advertisements telling us that one of the most delicious of crustaceans, the venerable prawn, was to be celebrated with a Festival … 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 2

There is something profoundly agreeable driving, windows down, through the vast Karoo veld. At times like these, one’s senses are heightened, and the soaring joy of being alive in God’s great Creation cannot be overstated. With a kind of detached … 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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Road Trip ~ August 2013 – Johannesburg. Chapter 2

At the end of the last chapter, I told you that we decided on having supper at a place called Cappuccino’s in the Greenstone mall near Edenvale in Johannesburg. Under normal circumstances I would put up a review so as … Continue reading

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