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Life Lately – January 2017

Hi lovely people of the internet. How are you all doing? I hope you all had a great, restful break and enjoyed some quality time with friends and family. To be honest that was my main aim for the past month and that’s exactly what I did! TICK! I’m so pleased with myself that I […]

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An Extended Family Photo Shoot

A few weeks ago I was thinking about how lovely it would be to do another family photo shoot… I definitely don’t want to look back on this season of my life with young kids and realise that I never had photos of them with me (due to the fact that I’m always behind the […]

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WIN: 2 tickets to The Galileo Outdoor Cinema in Cape Town

One of my very favourite nights of the year is the first summer evening… You know the ones. An ultra hot day followed by a warm evening with clear skies, a soft breeze and a cricket or two for good measure. For me this type of evening ushers in summer and I’m usually so very […]

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Weekend Wanderings: Nederburg Wine Estate, Paarl

Our last stop on a day trip to Paarl was an iconic South African wine farm, Nederburg. It seems ridiculous to say that this was my first visit but it was… and afterwards, I wondered why! Wine tasting with kids in tow doesn’t usually work but at Nederburg this wasn’t to be the case… because […]

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Weekend Wanderings: Alpaca Loom, Paarl

The next stop on our family friendly day trip to Paarl was a far more fluffy affair… A visit to The Alpaca Loom just past Fairview and Spice Route wine farms. With beautiful views over the cape towards Table Mountain, Alpaca Loom is home to over 300 Alpaca’s and we were lucky enough to get […]

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Weekend Wanderings: Le Bonheur Crocodile Farm

During the winter school holidays we headed out for a day of kid-friendly fun in Paarl and had the best time… I love having fun with my kids and taking them to places none of us have experienced before. Watching them see the world through new eyes and enjoying it along with them is one […]

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48 Hours in Cape Town with kids… recommendations by my kids!

Recently I was asked to share my recommendations for how to spend 48 hours in Cape Town…but as it was the school holidays I didn’t get around to meeting the deadline BECAUSE we were too busy spending time enjoying the city we call home! Yes, as soon as the school holidays hit we were off… […]

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Restaurant Review: Saucisse Deli at The Old Biscuit Mill

During the school holidays I was lucky enough to enjoy a mommy date day with both of my kids which included a lovely lunch time treat at Saucisse Deli This is a delightful French-style deli, specialising in speciality meats, cheeses and baked items, located at The Old Biscuit Mill in the heart of Woodstock. All 3 of […]

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Weekend Wanderings: Exploring Hout Bay & Noordhoek with CheapflightsExplorers

On a wild, wet, windy, wintery day last week I set off with fellow travel writer, Di Brown, on a #CheapflightsExplorers campaign and our aim was to dig a little deeper beneath the surface of our home town… the one and only, Cape Town! On the morning we discovered that Hout Bay was to be our surprise […]

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WIN 2 tickets to Slava’s Snowshow in CT & Joburg

Worldwide sensation, Slava’s Snowshow storms into South Africa in August and audiences will shortly be able to experience a magical world of dreams and imagination, interactively reviving childhood memories ankle-deep in snow! The gradual transformation of the spectator during the show is one of the greatest feats of Slava’s Snowshow. Get catapulted back to your childhood as Slava’s […]

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Weekend Wanderings: The Top of Table Mountain for Kidz Season

Winter in Cape Town is a surprising season… yes there is rain and cold BUT there is also an abundance of sunshine thrown in for good measure, for which, as a sunshine lover, I’m ever so grateful! On one such sunny Saturday, a few week’s back, I was invited to enjoy Cape Town’s most iconic […]

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Where to have Winter School Holiday fun with Kids in Cape Town

The Winter School Holidays are almost here! Over the past few years I’ve published a list of ideas for places to go and things to do with kids during the wet, wintery weather and because I don’t want to disappoint you I have given the list a bit of an update for this year! So, whether you’re lucky […]

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Life Lately – June 2016

The assumption is that if you’re reading my blog you must like keeping up with what’s going on in my life, Well, aside from the few haters who love to read my blog and then leave nasty comments – please move swiftly along if you’re a hater. I’m not interested! Anyway if you’re not a […]

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WIN: 4 x Tickets to Disney On Ice (JHB & CT!)

The other day we were driving through the centre of town, when all hell broke loose in the back seat of my car… The reason? My daughter had spotted a Disney on Ice billboard featuring Frozen and couldn’t contain her excitement!! She wanted to go there RIGHT NOW! Unfortunately for her she has to wait […]

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