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  With the Corona Virus currently wreaking havoc across the globe, we have been forced to re-evaluate how we literally do everything. No one-thing has been left untouched by the virus; from grocery shopping to the common greeting (that is, to say, when we are allowed out of the house). The world, as we know […]

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  Happy New Year! Here on the southern tip of the globe, we welcomed 2020 in the company of good friends, great bouts of laughter and a few light showers. The odd new years drink joined the party too; in the interest of full disclosure. If this is an indication of what 2020 is to […]

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As we head ever closer towards the proverbial eleventh hour of 2019 and look ahead towards 2020, a sense of reflection commands my thoughts. Perhaps this state of mind is brought on by the extra time I find myself blessed with during the month of December: resplendant in its lack of deadlines and people who […]

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A Country Getaway to Mount Grace Country House and Spa in the Magaliesberg

  Just an hour outside the hectic pace of life known to many a Joburger, lies the magnificent Magaliesberg Mountain range. Historically known as the Macalisberg Mountains, according to a book penned by George William Stow in 1905, this profusion of quartzite played host at one time to pre-historic man, including the famous Mrs Ples, […]

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  “Pack your bags, we’re off to Reunion Island next week.”   So came the call on a Tuesday afternoon, lying as I was, on a dirty concrete slab, on the mezzanine level of a parking lot in Joburg, seeking that illusive interesting angle on a Ford Mustang. Needless to say, my day improved drastically […]

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My Saturday Find at Moody Lagoon Restaurant Benguela Cove

  On a recent trip to Cape Town, while spending some time exploring the best of both worlds at Arabella Hotel and Spa, I popped across the Bot River Lagoon for a spot of wine tasting at Benguela Cove Wine Estate. As one does. While exploring the property, as I perchance passed their flagship Moody […]

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Electric Evolution with the BMW i3 on My Lime Boots

evolution /ˌiːvəˈluːʃ(ə)n Defined by the trusty internet as the gradual development of something, evolution is a natural state of affairs. It is happening all around us, all of the time. Right now in fact. And never more so than in the world of motoring. BMW first offered their electrified vehicle range to South Africans, the […]

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Best of Both at Arabella Hotel and Spa on My Lime Boots

  The best of both, a great idea to include a little bit of this and a touch of that; or something along those lines. I recently headed past Gordons Bay and along Clarens Drive, in the company of my travel buddy The Roaming Giraffe as we made our way to the Arabella Hotel and Spa […]

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A night under the Karoo stars on My Lime Boots

  “Come to Samara Ryan, the wildlife experience is something else.” “The Manor House will blow you away” they continued. These and many more messages kept coming through until I thought it may just be written in the stars that I should make my way to the Great Karoo and take in all that I […]

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My Bush Education in Hoedspruit on My Lime Boots

  So I’ve been on somewhat of a mission to up my bush experience over the last two years or so. I’ve taken every opportunity to explore, with a view to better understand exactly what it is about the bush, that has so many of my fellow country-persons hooked. The search continues.   Needless to […]

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