July 2011

Catch @ the Andaz Hotel

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    I never quite understand why some people do not like eating out.  Me?  I’d eat out every day and twice on Sundays if money and time (and husband!) permitted.  I love the sense of occasion; I love walking into beautiful rooms full of twinkly lights and tinkling glasses; and I love eating food that I […]

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Chapel Down English wine and asparagus dinner at the White Swan

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  You have to love the English and their pubs.  It is said that there is a pub on every street corner in British cities and in some parts this statistic is not far wide of the mark!  But of course, notwithstanding how many pubs there are, landlords still look to a fairly limited pool […]

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Biltong and feta cheese muffins

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  Summer means different things to different people.  To some, it means the beach and the smell of coconut suntan lotion.  To others, it means ripe, sun-warmed tomatoes from their garden; or Wimbledon; or partying the nights away in Ibiza’s nightclubs till dawn; or backyard braais/barbecues; or cricket season; or asparagus season; or berry-picking; or […]

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Saturday Snapshots #149

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  Vatican Museums, Rome – June 2011

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