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Se7en + 1 Go Exploring in Newlands Forest…

July 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

In the spirit of doing a real hike once or twice a month, over and above our daily ambles, we went for a walk in the woods. Newlands Forest is on the slopes of Table Mountain and the place where I grew up… I walked my dog here every afternoon after school and knew it […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outdoors · Saturday Spot

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

April 8th, 2014 · 8 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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Tags: Cape Town · Outdoors · Outings · Saturday Spot

RHS Garden Projects… OutDoor Inspiration from DK Books…

October 11th, 2013 · 5 Comments

Spring is springing and we are so excited to be doing some yard work… our garden has been abandoned for months and we are ready to do some great projects, get a new batch of vegi’s planted and lots of cleaning up. Our inspiration came in the form of a fabulous craft book from DK […]

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Tags: Outdoors · Tuesday Art Task · What We Are Reading

Se7en + 1 Are Welcoming Wildlife into the Hedge…

September 28th, 2013 · 16 Comments

It has been wet, wet, wet and almost every time we have plotted and planned a natural factual outing… a trip to the nature reserve – cancelled due to a wild storm; a walk up the mountain with our watercolours – put on hold because of torrential rain… I know the last little bit of […]

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Tags: House Tour · Outdoors · Outside · Saturday Spot · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en + 1 Quick and Easy Beach Creations…

May 23rd, 2013 · 7 Comments

The one thing we have been getting right this year is getting to the beach. We have our beach days scheduled and sorted… And I have recently mentioned that this is the very best time of year for us to be heading for the beach… no wind, no stifling heat… it is cool, and quiet […]

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Tags: Outdoors · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en + 1 Wild Animals on Canvas…

November 7th, 2012 · 17 Comments

Some days are meant for painting. A couple of weeks back we took a day off just for painting… My kids had never painted on their own canvas before… There was a completely different feel in the air… not just our usual paper at all!!! And one of us took it terribly seriously… And we […]

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Tags: Outdoors · People/Puppet Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Saturday Spot: Se7en + 1 Visit The Cape Town Science Centre…

November 5th, 2012 · 6 Comments

While this weekend was a quiet weekend, last weekend was not!!! Last Saturday we spent the entire morning playing at The Cape Town Science Centre. Who wouldn’t want to spend hours playing in a totally hands-on scientific haven. We knew from past experiences that this would not be a quick visit… This is the kind […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outdoors · Saturday Spot