December 2010

Salt @ The Ambassador Hotel, Cape Town

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  It’s always a gamble trying to re-live the past.  Meeting up with an ex-lover after a separation; re-tracing your steps on a journey that you enjoyed many years ago; or going back to a place that holds happy memories for you.  It could be fantastic; or you could find that the harsh reality of the […]

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Saturday Snapshots #120

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  Bird’s eye view – Munich, September 2010

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Roast butternut squash & Gorgonzola salad

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  The human mind is a funny thing.  On paper, it is this huge, impressive and ultra-reliable super-computer.  It tells your heart exactly how many times per minute to beat to keep you alive; it keeps you breathing even when you are fast asleep.  It remembers your birthday; remembers how to ride a bicycle after […]

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Saturday Snapshots #119

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  Delicate purple  – Johannesburg, March 2008

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Feta, sage & Peppadew scones

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  Hands up – who likes a good haiku? I certainly do – and here’s one I made earlier          My reflection grows     Older with each passing year     But never wiser   What is it with wisdom?  Why is it so damn elusive?  I was talking to a dear friend’s 18-year old daughter the other day, […]

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Texture

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  I love my friends.  I love them for their support and their sense of humour in a crisis; for their wisdom and their empathy when I need advice; for their generosity and their graciousness… but I love them especially when they call me up and say those magic words: “Do you want to come […]

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