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Scooting about Pinnacle Point Estate in Mossel Bay (2019-09-28)

Last year September saw me take the girls up for a weekend away at Pinnacle Point in Mossel Bay, a slightly more out of the ordinary visit than normal given that mom and dad were restricted to home in Bellville… Continue Reading →

Coastal Walks and White Houses in Jacobsbaai (2018-03-30)

We have been visiting Jacobsbaai for a good couple of years now, and 2018 was no different, with us spending a short but sweet weekend with Chantelle’s folks at the always comfortable Artist’s Retreat guest house. The weekend itself was… Continue Reading →

Weekend Wanderings at Pinnacle Point Estate in Mossel Bay (2018-03-16)

My folks have had fractional ownership to this property in the stunning Pinnacle Point Golf Estate near Mossel Bay for nearly a decade now. All of a sudden, the Gordon’s Bay Lötters are making a lot more use of this… Continue Reading →

Weekend Away at the African Tulip Guest House in Tulbagh (2016-12-09)

If you are interested in the Cape’s architectural heritage, then a visit to Tulbagh should very much be on your agenda. You see, the damage that the disastrous 1969 Boland Earthquake wreaked upon the town sparked a renewed interest in… Continue Reading →

No Weekends Away for the Next While

Ah yes, I very naively stated at the start of this year that my plan for 2016 was to go for at least one weekend away trip each and every month, to make up for being housebound / crippled for… Continue Reading →

Weekend Away at Blue Gum Country Estate in Stanford (2016-05-20)

In keeping with my mission to go away at least once a month this year (Jacobsbaai in February, Mossel Bay in March, and Barrydale in April), May proved to be no exception, with Chantelle spotting a great deal on Daddy’s Deals… Continue Reading →

Weekend away at Warmwaterberg Spa (2016-04-15)

I may have mentioned it already, but I had a horrible end to last year and a bad beginning to this one. Thus, now that I can pretty much walk normally again (at last!!), I’m doing my best to salvage… Continue Reading →

Visiting Redberry Farm in George (2016-03-12)

I’ve already mentioned that back in March, Chantelle, the girls and I enjoyed a brilliant weekend away break with my folks at their holiday place in Pinnacle Point, Mossel Bay. What I haven’t yet talked about was the great Saturday… Continue Reading →

Weekend Away in Pinnacle Point, Mossel Bay (2016-03-11)

In February we managed to take a weekend break in Jacobsbaai with Chantelle’s folks, and pleasingly, in March we managed to slip in another weekend away break with my folks, joining them for a stay in the Pinnacle Point house in… Continue Reading →

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