Things to do in Cape Town, the Helderberg, and the Cape Winelands

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A Year of life in the Helderberg (2018-12-31)

With 2016 and 2017’s photo dumps already up, I now continue making a dent into the large “Unposted Photos” folder on my desktop with 2018’s batch. These are all (well mostly) photos snapped as we go about life in the… Continue Reading →

Christmas at Country Mews (2016-12-24)

Oops, I found these photos sitting in my Unposted Blog Post Galleries folder (which sadly is rather massive). These are from December 2016, when a very excited little Emily and very excited slightly bigger Jessica were eagerly counting down the… Continue Reading →

Jessica Turns 7 Birthday Party at Country Mews (2017-11-11)

Jessica turned 7 in November last year, and unlike Emily’s 4th birthday a handful of months ago in January, I actually remembered to take some photos on the actual day! With Chantelle still building her home baking business from the… Continue Reading →

Jessica Turns 6 Birthday Party at Country Mews (2016-11-12)

This weekend we celebrated Emily’s fourth birthday with a party here at our house in Country Mews, Gordon’s Bay. For some reason I completely forgot to take any photos on the day – very strange for me, I know! That… Continue Reading →

Jessica gets a Jungle Gym

So we had already gone and got the garden on the side of the house sorted out by removing the flower beds, stripping out the weed-infested old lawn and replacing it with some fresh green stuff – ill-timed given the… Continue Reading →

Helderberg Lawns to the Rescue of Our… Lawn

It may not be the smartest thing to have done in terms of timing when you consider Cape Town upping its water restrictions to level 3 for this Summer Season, but we’ve finally gone and gotten rid of the weed… Continue Reading →

Kids, Bikes and Country Mews in Gordon’s Bay (2016-08-20)

Jessica was enjoying quite a good Saturday. She had already had fun at Courtney’s birthday party in the morning (hence the face paint), then she had ice cream in kleinmond, following by a walk around the harbour and then some… Continue Reading →

An Evening Playing at the Park (2015-10-06)

The seasons are definitely changing for the better at long last – so, so many more hours of sunshine in a day! Of course, the means that we get to spend much more of our evenings playing on Country Mews’… Continue Reading →

Kids wooden pallet Sandbox Installed!

So happily, the Gordon’s Bay Lotter Clan Stronghold now sports its very first sandpit/sandbox – a cute and clever custom design from the Strand-based Pallet Couch team. R850 nets you a 1200mm x 1000mm x 244mm unpainted, open bottom sand… Continue Reading →

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