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

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Celebrating Mother’s Day with a Picnic in Green Point Park, Cape Town (2018-05-13)

Instead of the usual big Sunday lunch at one of our houses with the rest of the family for Mother’s Day, this year Chantelle came up with the idea of getting everyone together for a big celebratory picnic – settling… Continue Reading →

Weekend Away at Pinnacle Point in Mossel Bay (2017-03-17)

This year was a lot different than last year for me in that 2016 was dominated by going away at least once a month for some sort of weekend getaway, whilst 2017 saw that flipped on its head and instead… Continue Reading →

Celebrating at the Lekke Neh Kids Carnival on Weltevreden Estate in Stellenbosh (2017-01-08)

We only discovered the beautifully restored, historic Weltevreden Estate last year. Packed with all manner of interesting art and sculptures, the classic Cape Dutch manor house and homestead is home to a brilliant little eatery that trades by the fun… Continue Reading →

Mondeor and a visit from the Folks (2015-07-25)

Two weekends ago we were out and about on the Saturday furniture shopping (Chantelle was working, so it was during her split), a completely pointless task if you have a toddler and a four year old tagging along, because invariably… Continue Reading →

The Lotter Clan and Gran’s 80th Birthday

Back in April this year, much of the Lotter clan assembled at Mom and Dad’s house in Oakglen to celebrate Dad’s mom, Granny Lotter’s big 80th birthday. We were blessed that the weather was particularly great on the day, thus… Continue Reading →

Manning the Stall, the Avengers and the Hillcrest Berry Orchards

Wow, for a change I got to pretty much spend the entirety of last weekend in Chantelle’s company, something which probably hasn’t happened in literally months! :) After working from home on Friday (official office move was still in progress,… Continue Reading →

And Recently…

I guess our quota of public holidays are pretty much up for now, but damn, what a good run it has been. I’m not sure I even remember what a five day work week is any more! As it happens,… Continue Reading →

Pinnacle Point, Poker and Lord of the Rings – Lots of Lord of the Rings

Wow, I see that I’ve been a bit sloppy when it comes to reporting on the last three weekends past, so sorry about that, I guess I had better bring you all up to speed then. Obviously four weekends ago,… Continue Reading →

Ryan’s Kirstenbosch Birthday Picnic

Despite Friday being a bit of a write off thanks to a horrible stomach bug that saw me throw up at work, go home early, and then crash into bed and sleep for pretty much the whole evening, Saturday was… Continue Reading →

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