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Now. There’s no looking back.

It may sound crazy, given what I just said about the Abundance of work and other stuff in my life right now but I have decided to commit to a 365 Project for 2012. Now, you may remember that I … Continue reading

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Summer on a Plate

A couple of weeks ago I was reading Orangette, as I do regularly, and she had posted about strawberry shortcake. Unfortunately with the delayed growing season this year I had yet to see any local strawberries at the market so … Continue reading

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Sala kakuhle*

*Hopefully (by the power of free online translation) this is Xhosa for “goodbye” or more literally “stay well”. And so we arrive at the final South Africa trip post.  I’m quite proud that I’ve managed to get all these posts up in … Continue reading

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Townships

I imagine that anyone travelling to South Africa gives some thought to that country’s troubles.  For me, knowing that apartheid was alive and well during my lifetime I wondered how and if this recent history would be present in my … Continue reading

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Elephants!

The opportunity to go on safari and view wild animals was a huge draw for me in planning my trip to South Africa.  The tour I chose provided multiple opportunities to do this, with game drives in three different game … Continue reading

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A Brief Interlude

I’ll be back shortly with more photos and some thoughts about my trip but I hope that before that you will indulge me in this brief baking interlude. I have been doing some thinking lately about what I will do … Continue reading

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Closer than He Appears**

**That elephant, I mean. I’ll write a full trip recap with real photos when I get home but I just wanted to say that one week in and this trip has been pretty amazing. The universe has kindly graced us … Continue reading

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