Sunny Sunday

you know the feeling: you’re awake far too early, but your eyes are still closed. your head is throbbing. your bladder is pressing your mouth is dry as cork. you know you should get up to drink some water, but you struggle to motivate your limbs to move. you desperately want to fall asleep again…

The Best Cappuccino in Cape Town

Aah, a frothy, hot cappuccino on a Cape Town morning, in a spot with a beautiful view – that’s a great way to start the day. And I’m sure many of us do – but i decided to take it to new heights today. Literally. At sunrise on top of Lion’s Head. After a little…

My memory of Madiba’s release

For me, it started with one of those phone calls you don’t ordinarily want to receive… A call from your mother while you’re on a weekend school camp. And that on the Saturday night. The call was short, and to the point: “They say Mandela is being released tomorrow, so we’re fetching you and any…

city of cape town – works for me!

we’ve had potholes at the top of our road for the better part of 2 months now; i’m sure that each motorist in our road was thinking the same thing when they navigated around or between these hollows – “when are they going to do something about this?!” Of course, the city can’t know about…