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Music, coffee and book shops in Cape Town

I had some family visiting in January and one of the days I took my son, my brother and his daughter to spend time in Observatory and Cape Town CBD. We hung out at Revolution Records and BoloBolo bookshop in Obs then went to Truth Coffee and The Book Lounge in the city centre. I […]

Digby & the Lullaby

digby and the lullaby
01 Sep 2013 / 1 Comment / in music

Having fallen for the delightful duo that is Digby and the Lullaby at the end of last summer when they opened the Cape Town Folk & Acoustic Festival at Kirstenbosch, I was stoked to hear they would be playing just down the road at The Cottage Club on the last day of winter. To me, […]

Dreams Can Come True

Greenhairmermaid Photography
13 Jan 2011 / 7 Comments / in Family, God, Motherhood, music

Sometimes I am amazed by God. My son has been saving up for an electric guitar for several months but he doesn’t get pocket money, he has to work to get money (washing the car, doing laundry etc). And it’s taking a long time. He now has around R800 but that’s a ways off what […]

Salsaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! (the Cuban dance not the Mexican sauce)

The Venue: Brass Bell Salsa Classes

  Last year when my sisters and a nieces were in Cape Town we went in various groupings to some Salsa lessons in Muizenberg. The teacher was great but once all the family members had hived off back to their respective corners of the globe and I decided to carry on, she hurt her leg […]

My Desert Island Discs post for 6000, for today (tomorrow would be a whole nother list)

14 Oct 2010 / 5 Comments / in Happiness, music

Thanks to 6000 (if you don’t read his blog, do so) I wasted some time today in the most awesome way trying to decide on my top 8 songs to meet his Desert Island Disc challenge… It led to a very happy trip down Amnesia Lane via YouTube… so thanks! 6000 🙂 In no particular order… […]