March 2009

Final day to vote in the SA Blog Awards 2009!

March 31, 2009

Just a quick reminder to any of you who STILL have not voted in the SA Blog Awards 2009 – today is your very last chance!  And all that remains is for me to ask you pretty please to support me one more time and vote for me!  If you click on the "vote this blog" […]

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Saturday Snapshots #31

March 28, 2009

Driftwood on Robberg Beach, Plettenberg Bay – February 2008 I have been coming to Plettenberg Bay and walking on Robberg Beach since I was about four years old.  It is one of the most beautiful places on earth, and the one place I know where I will always find solace from all that is troubling […]

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Curly kale risotto for winter’s last gasp

March 27, 2009

  When I first got to London I was told: "If you don't like the weather, wait ten minutes.  It's bound to change." Although the ten minutes bit was a little optimistic, it certainly is true that the weather here seems to have no concept of consistency.  The one minute (i.e. last Saturday) it truly […]

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My perfect gift…

March 24, 2009

  I love my husband.  Because, deep down, doesn't every girl want a divine pair of boots for her 40th birthday? Please remember to vote for me in the 2009 SA Blog Awards where I am a finalist in the Best Food and best Overseas Blog categories!  If you click on the "vote this blog" logo below you will […]

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Leek & potato soup: creamy-dreamy & easy-peasy

March 23, 2009

I understand why people use convenience foods, I really do.  More than once I’ve grabbed a ready-to-heat curry or a pack of chicken Kievs in the supermarket on a cold Friday night at the end of a long week, when I feel as if I will lose the will to live if I have to go home […]

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Please vote for me – I’m a double finalist in the South African Blog Awards!

March 22, 2009

I feel as if I've been strapped into a time machine and magically transported back in time to 1994.  Why 1994?  Because that was the last time that the first thing on my mind in the morning was voting.  Back then it was voting in South Africa's first democratic election.  I voted and then spent […]

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Saturday Snapshots #30

March 21, 2009

  Notre Dame de Reims Cathedral, France – August 2007 For me, the best part about travelling is when you arrive somewhere with no real expectations.  This means that you have no preconceived notion of whether you are going to like the place or not, and no picture-postcard idealised image in your mind.  It is only […]

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