Out of the Office at Groot Constantia

Imagine my elation at receiving an invite for a day out with Fusion Design and fellow bloggers at the breathtaking Groot Constantia Wine Estate. The day, September 1st being a serendipitous day of firsts, started outside of the Jonkershuis restaurant beneath a beautiful old oak tree. Founder of Fusion design, Carmen Lerm and Editor Kim […]

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Babylonstoren Olive Workshop

Every visit, every single time, I always find something new at Babylonstoren. This to me is what keeps me coming back every time, the excitement of exploring something different in the same lush gardens. If you remember, I joined a group for the Bee workshop last October, which was amazing to experience first hand going […]

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Light and fluffy Cheese muffins with a sweet marmite glaze

Returning to our holiday retreat this year was another soul cleansing experience. The West Coast of South Africa offers tranquility and beauty in abundance, one of many reasons we keep going back to the very same place. The guesthouse we stayed at Absolute Beach, is situated on the shore of Stompneusbaai just past St Helena […]

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The Secret Life of Bees.

 Did you know, the reason beekeepers overalls are white is that bees can’t see white? This is according to the renowned bee researcher at the Agricultural Research Council, Mike Allsopp. This is only but a few facts and wisdom that Mike generously imparted upon us. The Secret Life of Bees workshop was held at the […]

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Convivium Table 2016.

I was one of a few very fortunate chosen attendees who got to experience Convivium table this year. Convivium took place over the 22 and 23rd of October. Day 1 was by invite only, through an application process, one would submit a motivation as to why they should attend day 1. I was beyond chuffed […]

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Off the Beeten track – Riebeeck Kasteel.

My partner and I decided to take a trip and stay over in Riebeeck Kasteel, all before he is completely encumbered with pain and medication from an operation which will see him flat in bed for the next two weeks.The spontaneity of his idea to retreat to unknown territory was quickly met with Google searches […]

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