22 Jul2014



Things have been a bit slow on the blog over the past two weeks… if you only knew why… :)

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21 Jul2014



Traipsing through several vineyards a day may not be the ideal activity for an 18 year-old on holiday, but our daughter was a good sport about it.

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POSTED IN: General, Travel & Leisure

17 Jul2014



Another special vineyard/winery, hotel and restaurant complex that we visited in Stellenbosch is the Delaire Graff Estate.

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POSTED IN: General, Travel & Leisure

16 Jul2014



How could you resist a visit to the Babylonstoren Farm Shop with still lifes of vegetables/produce like this beautifully arranged and left as eye candy throughout the utterly charming space?

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POSTED IN: General, Markets, Food stores & Provedores, Travel & Leisure

15 Jul2014



Our guide in Cape Town sent Mrs. MM this visual through Facebook and obviously I cracked up. I truly dislike jellyfish, particularly the ones that sting. But clearly, they will survive for long, long after I am gone…

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POSTED IN: General, Rant & Rave

13 Jul2014



Dried shrimp exoskeletons, unbelievably tart bignay fruit and ginormous but rather tasteless “California” mangoes.

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POSTED IN: Fruit, General, Other Food Products, Kitchen Equipment, Etc., Seafood

12 Jul2014



A few people emailed me after my previous post asking for “more detailed” instructions on how to do the tomahawk steaks on the grill.

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POSTED IN: Beef/Lamb, etc., General, Main Courses, Meat

10 Jul2014



It was a casual dinner, and some of us were even dressed in shorts…

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POSTED IN: Appetizers, General, Main Courses, Meat, Seafood, Vegetables

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