February 2011

Saturday Snapshots #131

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  Cape St Francis beach sunset – April 2009

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Roasted butternut soup – revisited & rephotographed

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  It seems hard to believe now, but when I started this blog, I did not even own a digital camera.  My very first photos were taken using a webcam and involved carrying the food to where the laptop was then then all sorts of acrobatics as Nick held the laptop at an angle where […]

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Saturday Snapshots #130

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  Sundowners – Costa Tropical (Spain), October 2010

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The Underground Restaurant for an Eat Pray Love dinner

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  [Apologies in advance for the grainy pics - taken in near-darkness!] Nobody has ever been able to accuse me of being on the cutting edge of anything. Fashion is generally something that I have only the most fleeting acquaintance with:  I prefer to find a style that suits me and stick with it.  I have changed […]

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Chocolate truffles and chocolate orange gelato

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  Great post-meal games to play on a lazy afternoons with friends around the table need to meet a few requirements.  They should not require much by way of fiddly equipment.  They should not require complicated scoring. They should not involve too much intellectual challenge or use of fine motor skills (given that everybody has had […]

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Saturday Snapshots #129

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  London calling - October 2010

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Le Quartier Francais and Môreson Wines at The Loft Project

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  Whenever I return home to South Africa for a holiday, I keep a little mental list in mind of the restaurants that I would like to visit – some for the view; some for the cuisine; some for theambience.  But, of course, between family demands and trying to find a few days of peace […]

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