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Bunny Chow is actually not a name that I will normally associate with a food dish, but in Durban, KwaZulu Natal, with its large Indian community, it is a very popular dish.  It is things like this that makes us …

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There are many recipes for cheesecake, and everyone claims that they have the best recipe under the sun, but I must say this IS one of the best recipes that I have eaten in a very, very long time. And …

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This iconic lighthouse which sits upon a rocky feature in Mossel Bay was first lit on 15th of March, 1864, about 100 years before I was even a twinkle in my parents’ eyes – by no means a modern observation …

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We have just celebrated Nasionale Braai Dag (National Braai Day) or, as it is officially declared as part of the public holiday system in South Africa, Heritage Day.  This is a yearly celebration on the 24th of September.  I think …

A LONDON RED BUS IN MOSSEL BAY?

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A ride on a red London bus is still on my bucket list, but I was not really expecting to find a red London bus parked in the Garden Route.   This was a leisurely Saturday outing on a winter’s day …

 

FLOWER SPOTTING IN NAMAQUALAND

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Apart from September being tourism month in South Africa the West Coast is well known for its spring flowers, because in a blink of an eye it appears after some good rain. First you have to understand what Namaqualand is …

 

5 “LEKKER” PICNIC SPOTS IN THE GARDEN ROUTE

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Well let’s first start with the word lekker for those who are not familiar with the Afrikaans language.  It can be translated as a lot of things such as great, tasty, nice , scenic, pretty –  it all depends in …