Currently Browsing "Ryan’s Take"

  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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

My Saturday Find Sleepers Railway Restaurant Hoedspruit on My Lime Boots

  Exploring the other side of my Joburg border this week as My Saturday Find takes me to the small bushveld town of Hoedspruit. Just over 5 hours (450 km) from Joburg is a little piece of paradise where life carries on at its own pace. It’s a great space to take a few days […]

Continue Reading

My Saturday Find Urbanologi and Mad Giant on My Lime Boots

  My Saturday Find, belated as it may be, takes me to an old favourite I discovered back in 2017 in Newtown, Joburg. Not sure about the My Saturday Find thinking, check out my first post in the series here.   An avant-garde restaurant, located inside a craft beer brewery in the heart of old Joburg […]

Continue Reading

The Richmond Studio Cafe on My Saturday Find on My Lime Boots

  Driving through the Joburg suburb of Auckland Park I am immediately transported back to my university days, having studied down the road at the Rand Afrikaans University (now University of Joburg). I see a space that is in the process of change, for the better. New developments are taking place, the slightly grimy feel […]

Continue Reading

My Saturday Find Voodoo Lily Cafe Birdhaven on My Lime Boots

  Birdhaven, a small, lush, leafy suburb located in the heart of the northern suburbs of Joburg, plays home to this weeks My Saturday Find. Voodoo Lily Café is a spot I have frequented several times over the last few years, mainly to take in the “escape from the city” vibe I so enjoy while […]

Continue Reading

My Saturday Find Kitcheners Bar Braamfontein on My Lime Boots

  In a week flavoured by intense emotions and intermittent bouts of serious self-reflection following the loss of my dear friend Meruschka Govender aka Mzansi Girl, I decided not to break my weekly search for interesting spots to satisfy my weekend wanderlust. Nope. I think that is what Mush would have done.   So in […]

Continue Reading

My Saturday Find Habesha Ethiopian Cuisine Maboneng on My Lime Boots

  So, as I continue with my goal of trying something interesting each Saturday, this week I’m in the mood for a lunch spot. Not just any spot, something interesting – an experience is what I’m looking for. My Saturday Find continues. See my first post in this series for more on this concept and my thinking. […]

Continue Reading