Let’s talk about garbage again… we all know where it goes and we know that we are creating too much of it. So the time has come to think about ways that we can reduce our contribution to landfills. A fair while back we decided to find out exactly where our garbage went, we weren’t […]
Entries Tagged as 'Outdoors'
August 4th, 2016 · 1 Comment
June 30th, 2016 · 7 Comments
We used to walk their a lot when our children were small and then for at least a year after the great fire this part of the reserve was closed and we haven’t been back there very much since then… … It is a lot easier than the many of the hikes folks push themselves through to get to the top of Table Mountain and if you are visiting Cape Town and looking for a family hike that is easily accessible and includes lots of fun little features… then this one ticks all the boxes.
May 20th, 2016 · 11 Comments
From time to time I post a snippet of our kids’ nature journals on instagram… and inevitably folk ask us to write a post on nature note booking with kids. Honestly… it is the easiest thing in the world and is a lovely way to create a sweet and lasting memento of their drawing through […]
May 27th, 2015 · 14 Comments
One of the projects that we did last year for school was to follow a river from the source to the sea. It was a big project and ended in a hike that we meant to blog about and then somehow got caught up in all the other posts that one must post… so here […]
March 31st, 2015 · 4 Comments
A couple of weeks back O-V Optics (100% UV Protective Eyewear for Children) contacted us and asked if we wanted to try out a pair of their sunglasses for kids, known as sunnies in this house. If I had asked my kids who would like to be the test model… all my kids would have […]
July 10th, 2014 · 12 Comments
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 […]
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 […]