Category Archives: Somerset West

Throwback Thursday : 4 years ago – 23 July 2011

It was fours years ago today, hubby and I were in Somerset West, for a few days.  It must have been a weekend.   My dear SIL Kathy had been diagnosed with breast cancer and was going through chemo, as a … Continue reading

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Wine tasting at Stellenrust

I am back from my brief visit to the Cape.  Always too short 😦    My Cape family is going through a tough time at the moment so I needed to be there, even for a few days, and especially as my favourite niece is home … Continue reading

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Cape weekend : Vergelegen Estate

As it was getting close to lunchtime … with our plan of experiencing the ‘Winemaker’s Lunch’ at Rust en Vrede, which is either served in the cellars or under the trees, and consists of the most delicious piece of sirloin, chips and … Continue reading

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A weekend in the Cape : Morgenster Estate

Can’t believe it’s more than a week since my last post !! From our few days at Leopard Mountain, we drove home, re-packed, went out to dinner at The Carnivore, Misty Hills …  slept, up early in the morning to … Continue reading

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My brother makes corrugated cardboard boxes

My younger brother, Ian, makes boxes  … Every time I visit I see changes and expansion 🙂    He has taken over the factory space next door for storage of piles and piles of corrugated cardboard.  He has built a … Continue reading

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Skywatch Friday :

A little late but it’s still Friday !!!! My contribution to Skywatch is the same view as last week, but this time in the evening, as the lights were beginning to flicker in Somerset West, the Strand and Gordon’s Bay … Continue reading

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Skywatch Friday :

Magnificent view from my brother’s home at dawn – looking from Somerset West to the Strand and Gordon’s Bay For more spectacular skies around the world visit Skywatch

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