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Entries Tagged as 'Saturday Spot'

Se7en + 1 Climb Table Mountain to the Top…

May 12th, 2014 · 17 Comments

I know I am going on about it, but last week we climbed Table Mountain… we have become hikers and we are excited about it. The thing about Table Mountain is that it is huge and there are many routes abounding all over it… So when you are visiting Cape Town, or one of your […]

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Se7en + 1 Steps to Great Hiking With Kids…

May 10th, 2014 · 16 Comments

There is just something about those “schools in the wild” that appeals to me, the idea of kids wandering around in the woods and playing to their hearts content just seems “all” good. I was chatting to the father person one evening and saying – how fab these schools are: “As long as you gave […]

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Saturday Spot: Pick’n Pay Women’s Walk… and PinkDrive…

April 14th, 2014 · 4 Comments

This year, all over South Africa folk are joining the Pick’n Pay Women’s Walk. Hood #3, sometimes Hood #6, and I set a challenge to walk all the walks that we could possibly get to… And so we have woken up early couple of times on a Saturday morning and dashed out in the early […]

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Se7en + 1 Go Out Walking: The SirkelsVlei Walk at Cape Point…

April 8th, 2014 · 17 Comments

And just like that a monthly hike in the Game Park has been added to our daily ambles. If my children remember nothing else about their childhood I would like them to remember the heaps of time they spent together in the great outdoors… Once a month we head for Cape Point Nature Reserve, for […]

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Saturday Spot: Earth Hour and Time to Plant Some Trees…

March 30th, 2014 · 13 Comments

So tonight was Earth Hour and time to make an environmental promise for a greener planet… So I asked our kids: “What is a Green House?” Clearly we still have quite a bit to learn about living a greener life. There are so many things we can do to live a greener life and every […]

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Tags: Caring and Sharing · Green Living · Outings · Saturday Spot

Saturday Spot: Your Southern African Bucket List… A MapStudio GiveAway…

March 24th, 2014 · 22 Comments

I did promise three GiveAways in a row… and here is the next one… a fabulous brand new, hot off the press, book from the Mapstudio: Your Bucket List by Patrick Cruywagen.. When I saw this book I knew our readers all over the world would love it… The tagline is 150 Must-Do Experiences in […]

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The Penguin Walk 2014… The Planes, Trains and Automobile Version…

March 19th, 2014 · 13 Comments

This past week was the Annual Penguin Promises Walk organised by the Two Oceans Aquarium and Penguin Promises. The official walkers walk all the way along the Southern Cape coast… they walk all week and eventually end up at Boulder’s Beach in Simonstown. They welcome walkers along the way and it is our family tradition […]

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