Melissa

22nd September 2015

Cold Gin and Hot Chocolate – a Whale of a Weekend at the Tip of Africa

In Africa, there is an easy answer to the question ‘Would you like a Gin and Tonic?’, but when it is a local artisanal brew from […]
30th June 2015

The Heavenly Delights of Hell’s Heights Pass

If there is one stretch of road worth driving more than any other in the Cape Winelands I would have to say it is the windy […]
9th April 2015

Ardmore Ceramics – where dreams come true

Ardmore ceramics are distinctive, unique and colourful – rather like their creators and the country they come from. They embody colour, joy and Africa and celebrate […]
9th April 2015

Returning to Cape Town’s Food Garden Roots

Whether it is a tart granadilla or peppery rocket leaves, there are few things more satisfying than picking home-grown produce from one’s own garden and eating […]
3rd March 2015

Art Galleries in the Winelands

  I was recently invited to the opening of an artist friend’s exhibition in Franschhoek. To make a day of it, I asked a girlfriend to […]
30th January 2015

The southernmost wine farms in Africa

  Take a trip down south and taste some excellent SA wines. ‘Die winter is verby, nou kom die wind’ – winter is over, now comes […]
26th January 2015

Fabulous Farm Stalls in the Overberg

  The school holidays are around the corner and nothing shouts start of the holidays more than the ritual of stopping at a farm stall en […]
8th May 2014

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4th May 2014

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