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Bo-Kaap birds
08 May 2014 / 0 Comments / in networking, South Africa, Travel

This morning I spent some time in the Bo-Kaap, starting at the Noon Gun and walking all the way down with a small group of bloggers and instagrammers. It ended with Cape Malay snacks at a little cafe, and we went via a mosque. I instagrammed the walk but also took my DSLR with. Here […]

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 […]

The End of the Road – my final post for Getaway

I’m driving the 7 hours back to East London to fly home tonight. The road is long with many a winding turn, and quite a few cows. Two of them charge in front of me on the N2 when I’m travelling at around 120km / hour and that wakes me up more than the Steers […]

Was this inappropriate? Ill advised? Simply a cultural difference? Or am I over-reacting?

09 Jun 2010 / 18 Comments / in South Africa

Am I just naïve?