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LIVING LIKE A CAPETONIAN   I love books. Always have.   It was quite something for me when, about two years ago, I took the plunge and transitioned from the tactile to the virtual (the dark side some might say). Books have always been a fond companion to me and continue to be to this very […]

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My XF Journey on My Lime Boots

MY XF JOURNEY Last weekend I spent some time exploring the beautiful province of Mpumalanga here in South Africa, in particular, the Sabie River Valley. It turned out to be a weekend of pure indulgence, in one of the most breathtaking settings you could imagine.   Follow my experience in my video diary as the […]

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Living the Yachting Lifestyle in Port Owen on My Lime Boots

Living the Yachting Lifestyle in Port Owen It’s a Thursday afternoon and I find myself heading up the West Coast road, in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. I am on my way to a small town about ninety minutes out of Cape Town, called Velddrif. Port Owen is the marina in the town, […]

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Weekend getaway Joburg style on My Lime Boots

Is it just me, or is the year hurtling full-on like an early starter at the Met, with December fixed in its sights? Last year I decided that more weekend getaways were to be the state of play this year, and here I was, in August already, with nothing to show for my good intentions […]

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Easter Roadtrip into the bush on My Lime Boots

EASTER ROADTRIP INTO THE BUSH   The Onthophagus taurus and I have much in common. Able to roll up to 10 times its weight, a male is able to pull 1 141 times his own body weight. That is the equivalent of an average person pulling six double-decker buses full of people; when last did you do […]

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Tourist In Your City Woodstock on My Lime Boots

PLAYING #TouristInYourCity IN WOODSTOCK   I lost my heart to Woodstock about two years ago while on a trip to Cape Town for another project I was involved in at the time. My then project partner, Daniella, and friend and photographer, Lebz Skywalker, joined me for a week of craziness that saw Woodstock as our […]

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Tourist In Your City in Franschhoek at Grande Provence on My Lime Boots

PLAYING #TouristInYourCity IN FRANSCHHOEK   I planned my affairs that Tuesday morning to ensure I would arrive at my destination with plenty of time for exploration. You see, that is exactly what I intended to do as part of my new #TouristInYourCity segment here on the blog. Find interesting towns and cities across South Africa […]

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12 Decades Art Hotel Johannesburg on My Lime Boots

  My recent travels around South Africa have brought about a renewed sense of appreciation for the city I call home, Joburg, as well as encouraging me to evaluate how I perceive and use this space. All too often in life, I find myself becoming complacent with Joburg and not pushing my home city boundaries. […]

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Come Explore With Me Spier Wine Farm on My Lime Boots

  It’s a Wednesday afternoon and I’m driving with my friend Kerry through the streets of Stellenbosch, in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. A sense of excitement is building from that mysterious place within we call the soul, as I navigate my way through these familiar streets. For a period in my life, […]

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Val du Charron Wine and Olive Estate on My Lime Boots

  The grand dame that is Val du Charron Wine and Olive Estate dramatically welcomes me as I navigate a brief dirt road just outside the town of Wellington, before entering the majestically welcoming drive. I get the sense that, as I enter the grounds, she ever so slightly nods her head in a time-honoured […]

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