• Book Review: The Wonder by Emma Donoghue



    The Wonder is the latest novel by Emma Donoghue. I read until late last night while my eyes were burning and Mike was complaining. Around midnight,  I finally finished. Emma Donoghue is famous for her book Room, which was made into a movie with the same title. Watch the movie HERE Although The Wonder is

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  • Cycling in Beloftebos



      Beloftebos is Mike’s favourite place to go mountain biking. Good thing that Mike is straight and he is not looking for a wedding venue. Jokes apart, the wedding venue is really spectacular. They were setting up for a wedding, and it is out of this world beautiful. So enough about weddings, the mountain bike

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  • Easter, my favorite holiday!



    A holiday that starts with “Good Friday” can only be fantastic. I love Easter holidays, ok I love all holidays but Easter holidays mean: It will rain in Cape Town. This would usually not have been on my list of positive things, but as you know by now, we have a bit of a problem

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  • Restaurant Review: Foxcroft



    Foxcraft is the brainchild of Eat Out, San Pellegrino Chef of the Year, Scot Kirton, and the La Colombe pastry chef Glen Williams. Carla and I decided to celebrate her birthday with a meal at Foxcraft. We sipped on bubbly while trying to make the very difficult decision of choosing what to eat. We ordered

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  • Girls night on Table Mountain



    Last night, my girlfriends and I went to sleep on Table Mountain. After work we packed our backpacks and set off up the mountain from Constantia Nek. The walk is quite steep with backpacks but much easier than climbing up Kasteelspoort. Last winter Mike and I walked from Camps Bay, up Kasteelspoort with fully loaded

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  • My new Camps Bay business venture.



    Instead of becoming  a dog walker, I have decided to walk mobile phones or fitness devises. For those of you who need to walk 10 000 steps or more a day to earn Discovery points or show off to your friends or feel better about yourself – I can do it for you. Non Camps

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  • Restaurant review: Si Cantina in the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town



    Si Cantina is one of the favourite restaurants of my girlfriends and I. The food is fresh, healthy, locally sourced and where possible organic. The chef makes her own yoghurt and believes in the farm to table approach. We have been there when symphony concerts are held against the Zeitz Mocaa Museum wall and the

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  • Holiday Reading: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie



    Americanah was published in 2013 by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, for which she won the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Fiction award. Adichie is famous for Purple Hibuscus and Half a Yellow Sun. I loved both these books. You can watch the trailer for Half a Yellow Sun here. In short, Americanah is a love story

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  • How the water crisis in Cape Town affects your accommodation booking with Camps Bay Apartments:



    How the water crisis in Cape Town affects your accommodation booking with Camps Bay Apartments: The overseas press has featured headlines like: “Cape Town water crisis: Residents urged to turn off toilet taps”  – BBC News, 26 January 2018.  Also featured has been a photo showing people queuing for water.  Unfortunately, this photo was taken

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  • Bars & clubs in Cape Town



    Alexander Bar & Café 76 Strand Street, Cape Town. Tel. 021 300 1088 Asoka 68 Kloof Street, Gardens, Cape Town. Tel. 021 422 0909 Caprice 37 Victoria Road, Victoria Road, Camps Bay. Tel. 021 438 8315 Deco Dance 120 Main Rd, Cape Town, Tel. 021 434 3437 HQ 100 Shortmarket St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape

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