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The Cape Town Magazine weekend takeover

When Cape Town Magazine asked me to do their weekend takeover on Instagram I was absolutely thrilled! Ray had done it in the past and I was keen to see and share all the beautiful photographs people around the city had taken. We also wanted to show everyone a good time and so we planned […]

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The summertime adventures continue

Our summertime adventures continue! Since I’ve last blogged (just before Christmas – which was wonderful – way too much delicious food, family and Christmas music) this is what we have been getting up to… In between everything we have been practically living at Silvermine nature reserve – going for walks, short runs and endless swims […]

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A Cape Town summer

Hello everyone and happy holidays! Tomorrow is Ray’s last day of work for the year (where has 2016 gone?!) and we are excited to enjoy our vacation time at home in Cape Town – I mean where else would anyone want to be besides in the most beautiful city in the world?! It has been […]

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Wined & dined at SMAK

Recently Ray and I went to SMAK (you can read about it here) and we were delighted to be asked back for their monthly dinner (a 5-course, wine-paired meal with local winefarm Waterkloof) on Thursday evening. I know that I can sometimes (most times) be overly descriptive (rambling) when it comes to my writing but […]

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Smak Deli on Bree street

Yesterday Ray and I went through to Smak Deli on Bree street for lunch. Smak is one of the newer kids of the block, opened earlier this year by of two young chefs, Katia Scherf and Devin Hogan,¬†both of who were trained at the famed Test Kitchen and continued their culinary education overseas.¬†Immediately I was […]

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Crystal Pools hike

This weekend we finally got around to hiking to Crystal Pools just outside Gordon’s Bay. Long story short – it was amazing! We have wanted to go for ages but it is only open during the summer months (November to April) and there is a fifty person limit per day (you need a permit to […]

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Family birthdays

Last week (when I finally caught up on blogging the month of October – how is it November already?!) I mentioned that we spent Saturday with my family walking along Sea Point promenade before heading to the V&A Waterfront (Granger Bay) to have a delicious breakfast at our favourite farmer’s market in Cape Town – […]

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Adventures in Cape Town

Sorry and thank-you! Sorry for the delay in blogging (something weird happened to the blog and it took me a couple weeks to finally get around to having it fixed) and thank-you for patiently waiting (because I know how devastated you all are at having missed my riveting my blog posts – hahaha!) Anyway, somehow […]

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Something more important than food (but also food)

As per usual, I remember each week based on the food I ate – because I live to eat (and then gym – both because I have to but I also because I love to). But I will get to “the food” in a minute… This past week has been very disruptive at university because […]

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Tourists in our hometown

Friday. Pouring rain. Everything seeming to go wrong. BUT. Laughter with my second year medical students, chocolate & biltong, a much needed nap and walk along the Alphen trail, pizza and series for dinner, a warm home and happy heart. All is well.   Saturday. An excellent gym class with my mom and little sister […]

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