Category Archives: Nature

Langebaan – my heart’s soft spot


Langebaan is a seaside town, just north of Cape Town, nestled between a hill and a lagoon with water that changes colour from day-to-day.  When the mist rolls in through the mouth of the lagoon, creeping over the hills that … Continue reading

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Do animals go to heaven?


We are animal mad, and I have a dream of retiring near the sea, with a river flowing close by, next to a hill, with some majestic mountains in the distance, with at least 20 dogs, 20 cats, a milking … Continue reading

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Sunsets and Sunrises


Like most people I know, I love sunrises and sunsets.  There are even two favourite movies – Before Sunset and Before Sunrise, and if you have not watched them, do yourself the favour.  But that’s besides the point.  Sunrise to … Continue reading

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The fairest Cape has a “Spice Route”


Just like Zanzibar, the exotic island off the coast of East Africa, close to Tanzania to be precise, Cape Town was once the stop-off for fresh produce for ships en route to the East, where Europeans sailed to get spices … Continue reading

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The Beauty of our World


Today, as South Africans, we are all dreading the news that any day now our nations father, Nelson Mandela, or affectionately called Madiba, may pass away.  Some, like myself, feel it will not really have any impact on our lives any … Continue reading

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Dreamy destinations – Drakensberg Sun, Cathedral Peak, Giant’s Castle


We had the immense pleasure of spending a week with my two kids in the Drakensberg Region, or affectionately called “The Berg” in South Africa, this past week.  I had a timeshare week, postponed time and time again due to … Continue reading

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Paternoster – Paradise!


O my goodness, just saw the most exquisite photo of fishing boats on the beach at Paternoster, and was immediately inspired to post it! This picturesque fishing town, 15km north-west of Vredenburg, is one of the oldest coastal towns along … Continue reading

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