Bus-rain mishaps, Wintery dog walks & let the bangers-and-mash-capades 2015 begin!

Yes, it’s Winter. No, I’m not a Winter person. But I am a fan of enjoying the little happy moments that pepper my day, even when it’s drizzly all day and that famed Cape wind is so cold outside that I can’t breathe and have to hold onto things while walking towards the MyCiti Civic … Continue reading Bus-rain mishaps, Wintery dog walks & let the bangers-and-mash-capades 2015 begin!

Cold wet weekend highlight: Bangers on a stick

Last weekend was not one for the surfers, dog-walkers and sunbathers of the Cape. Instead of soaking up the rays you were more likely to be blown away by aΒ screeching gust of wind. And so it was a weekend of doing indoors-things – especially as I was deep in the middle of an awfulΒ head cold. … Continue reading Cold wet weekend highlight: Bangers on a stick

Doggie digging, Dad’s 65th birthday brekkie & hugging light houses

August is truly a month of celebrations in our household, what with my dad, mom, and mom-in-law all having a birthday, me having a half-birthday – more on that in next update – and it being our wedding anniversary month. First up was dad’s birthday, luckily over the public holiday long weekend so we had … Continue reading Doggie digging, Dad’s 65th birthday brekkie & hugging light houses

Massive migraines, midweek wine farms and sampling Doodles’ winter specials

And so last weekend was a very slow one – mostly because it was still filled with Cannes Lions 2015 coverage – the lion roared for the last time late on Saturday night. But, perhaps because of the stress, perhaps just because I’ve not had a migraine in a while, I barely had a moment … Continue reading Massive migraines, midweek wine farms and sampling Doodles’ winter specials

A weekend of work, doggies discover pawpaw and Father’s Day wine-tasting in Paarl

Yes, it’s sad but true – I was glued to my work laptop last weekend in order to publish the winners’ lists from the Cannes Lions as soon as possible after embargo, and it’s been a week of the same as the nightly embargo is only at 10pm. But not all was lost as there … Continue reading A weekend of work, doggies discover pawpaw and Father’s Day wine-tasting in Paarl