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About suletta

Fell in love again at age 50! And followed my man to Zanzibar, for him to set up a dairy farm. I managed to travel into Africa a few times in my life, always loving it and experience the "fever" that grips you on African soil - the one that especially the Europeans now and in years gone by, suffer from. Except I am an African by birth - a South African. A Mzungu.So I discovered at this late stage in my life (not that I feel old!) that some people find my babblings about life interesting, and I quote: "live their lives vicariously through me".

I fell off the Banting wagon

I am not going to say much more than I fell off the Banting wagon. All this eating as much as you like, fatty and creamy foods, butter et al, has made me more fat than ever!! I know the … Continue reading

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Flies on a windscreen

So here I leave a client at the local retirement village and at the intersection to hit the highway home, I look left and right, right? And I notice two flies mating on my passenger side window. She is large … Continue reading

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Week two of this low carb, high fat eating plan.

I don’t own a scale, so I cannot tell if I have lost any weight at all, but I do know I have had some of the side effect they talk about!  Bloating, headaches, etc.  BUT!  I do feel more … Continue reading

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So its off to the shop to buy the right “banting” foods

O dear, no beetroot – how cruel can a diet be?? I really don’t mind the no potato, no rice, no  bread rule, but no beetroot?? I have to admit the Tim Noakes book looks like a Bible – and … Continue reading

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Paleo / Banting / Tim Noakes / Atkins – the list goes on…….

O my word – you cannot open the newspaper without at least a full page devoted to Banting, or go out with friends for a breakfast without everyone asking if you are “banting”, and as true as Bob, even get … Continue reading

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Bucket lists

Dear Suletta I am aware that you have a bucket list of things you still want to see and do in your lifetime, and I thought it is a very good time to remind you about these, as you are … Continue reading

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A winter’s day on the beach

It has been a hectic start to winter in Cape Town, with even more rain this morning, and temperatures quite low.  I had been in Cape Town doing business for more than a week, and returned home to Langebaan last … Continue reading

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