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Entries Tagged as 'Cape Town'

There’s a Friendly Spar Wherever You Are… And A Fab GiveAway…

October 23rd, 2012 · 37 Comments

A couple of weeks ago we got a really surprising email… from Spar!!! And they were offering an offer to our readers that we couldn’t resist… They would let us try out their Freshline Range of Products, which consists of fruit and veg products as well as the bakery… And they gave us voucher to […]

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Saturday Spot: Where’s Wally Was All Over Cape Town…

October 15th, 2012 · 3 Comments

When our readers suggested places that Where’s Wally could go wandering in Cape Town we just couldn’t help ourselves, we took him on a little trip. Now we live in the land of “we don’t often have a working car,” but last week for a couple of days we had a car and we were […]

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Saturday Spot: Weekend Wanderings… Bug Bunting; Lush and GreenPoint Park…

October 8th, 2012 · 6 Comments

This was such a weekend of ups and downs… and cell phone photographs abounded… We started our weekend with drawing bugs… as one does… And it quickly turned into bug bunting… Two crazy hoods were away on camp… definitely a high for them, but we missed them terribly and six kids left us feeling a […]

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Se7en Got to Meet the Author: Emily Gravett… We did… Really!!!

September 26th, 2012 · 17 Comments

The amazing crazy things that happen when you are a blogger… We met Emily Gravett… I kid you not, the real Emily Gravett, live in person at Cape Town’s Open Book Festival and she drew in our sketchbook… who could be happier!!! The fabulous author/illustrator of so many brilliant books… It all started with a […]

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Saturday Spot: In Search of Spring at Silvermine…

September 11th, 2012 · 15 Comments

The sun came out and so did we!!! We went in search of Spring… The thing about Cape Town is that you can escape really quickly from the hum drum of city life… we have a mountain after all. We headed for Silvermine on a glorious day… And we were soon away from it all […]

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Saturday Spot: A Truth About Cape Town an a Wintry Wander through the Waterfront…

August 21st, 2012 · 13 Comments

I have blogged about the Waterfront before… and I have blogged about winter… Seriously we are not good at winter over here… and as we head for the home straight and there is a hint of spring in the air, we tend to get worse at it. After weeks and weeks of rain we can […]

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Saturday Spot: In which I Lament the State of our Main Street…

August 13th, 2012 · 4 Comments

We have shown you posts about our beach, the mountain behind us and walks in our hood… but we have never shown you the centre of our little town. We do have a Main Street, but unless you are looking for a seaside home, there is just nothing to write home about!!! It is your […]

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