Category Archives: food

Celebrating 50 years of marriage !!

A very special occasion indeed !!!   Cheryl and Bob celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with us at Umngazi !!!   I thought couples celebrating 50 years were old !!  These two are not in that category at all !!!  Not even close … Continue reading

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A day in the life of Umngazi guests

That’s us in this case ..  hubby and I This is basically how each day unfolds in paradise.  Our mornings began with a cup of tea with a view .. (I am cheating here.  I took this photo on our last day.  Each day … Continue reading

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Connor turned 10 !!

Our grandchildren are growing up at what seems an alarming rate.  Bradley is 13 going on 14 and Connor turned 10 the other day.  Erin turns 10 in April. ‘ On this day’  memories on Facebook has featured quite a few … Continue reading

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Picnic concert with Watershed at Warwick Wine Estate

Ian, Kathy, hubby and I spent a lovely relaxing day out at Warwick Wine Estate in Stellenbosch on our last day in the Cape, enjoying a picnic with Warwick wines and listening to chilled music of a local South African band, … Continue reading

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BJ’s at La Vierge, Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

A visit to Hermanus is not the same unless you have a meal at BJ’s.  Very sadly, it was burnt down not long before hubby and I visited Cheryl and Bob last month.  Totally devastating for locals, and visitors alike, many of … Continue reading

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The Shuntin’ Shed in Bot River

A few more posts still to come from our trip down to Hermanus and Somerset West … Now this is awesome !!   A diner in a railway shunting shed !! Definitely a quirky place !!!   It’s filled with railway memorabilia … Continue reading

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Donna’s baby shower

Donna’s very early baby shower was on Saturday.  Her little baby boy is only due in May next year but as her sister is emigrating soon, Robyn didn’t want to miss the opportunity of holding a baby shower for Donna.  … Continue reading

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