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Why Paris?

It’s the cliche, you have heard it so many times. Ask a woman where she wants to go and the answer is Paris 8 out of 10 times. Yes, I choose Paris too. My obsession is with more than the views, the tower, the wine or the legendary food.

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Perfect Pannekoeke

Whether you are staying at a self-catering little hideaway or a secluded campsite. Nothing makes people happier than pancakes for breakfast. Propper pannekoeke. The key to my heart lies in a good pancake and nothing gives me greater pleasure than gooi-ing together a lekker breakfast for friends. On your next average self-catering adventure, take along […]

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5 things I want to do in Joburg

Every time someone learns I am a born and bred Capetonian living in Joburg, there is a thunderstorm in Joburg. I love this city. I love the noise, the smog, the skyline, the history, the open spaces and the people. Baz Luhrman wrote “Live in New York City once but leave before it makes you hard. Live […]

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Average, sometimes.

The blog has been quiet for the last week. Not because of a lack of words, I have just been directing them in another direction. I have been taking stock of a few things and I came to the conclusion that I rarely give myself credit for things. I even put the word “Average” in […]

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Escape to Augrabies

You know when you were in school and adults used to tell you they wished they were still in school and you thought they were out of their minds to want to be a kid again? The last few months I have become that bitter adult wishing I was back in school. Things got heavy […]

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Give someone well traveled organs.

August is Organ Donor Awareness month (#ORGust) Organ failure seemed like something that only happened to other people. Until it didn’t. We woke up one day finding ourselves in ER’s at 2am. We found ourselves Googling “How long is the waiting list” and breaking down crying at the search results. We learnt how to dose […]

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Tiny Towns – Montagu

This week the lovely Laura from Harassed Mom take us with to the gorgeous little town of Montagu.  Montagu is a gorgeous little town about 2 hours from Cape Town on Route 62! It is surrounded in mountains, making you feel like you are literally in the middle of nowhere but it is fast becoming a […]

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