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Not Pie In The Sky - Old Fashioned Apple Pie With Nuts and Cranberries

Not Pie In The Sky - Old Fashioned Apple...

Did you know?:  The apples we buy as fresh have been hermetically sealed in a cold storage facility for at least a year!  Cold Storage works something like this: Organic-Hermetic storage or...

Cape Salmon Is Summer - Fish Cakes

Cape Salmon Is Summer - Fish Cakes

There’s absolutely no sense in living at the sea and one never enjoys fresh fish. Ironically when we wanted to buy a Cape Salmon, caught at this time, we couldn’t find one in...

The Wall - Kariba Dam

The Wall - Kariba Dam

It was time to wave Mana Pools goodbye. A month was just long enough and I was excited to resume our road trip and next destination. Kariba. All the stories I’ve heard about Kariba have...

Going To The Dogs - Nyamepi Campsite Review

Going To The Dogs - Nyamepi Campsite Review

Close your eyes. In the distance hear the cry of the African Fish eagle calling its mate. The soft rustle you hear could be a Vervet monkey suckling her young one, the soft blow is an Impala warning...

The Company We Keep

The Company We Keep

It's true, birds of a feather flock together. Just like Lilian's Lovebirds.  Although we travel very well together and comfortably do it without company we were delighted to know that we would...

Mangwanani! Mana Pools

Mangwanani! Mana Pools

Morning! Early bird catches the worm. We’d be there when the gates open. That’s what we thought. But of course in Africa that seldom happens. We could not have known that the fuel...

Roadtripping From Our Southern Shores to The Mighty Zambezi

Roadtripping From Our Southern Shores to...

On a fine Friday afternoon we were all packed and really excited to set off on our 5 day road trip from the southern tip of South Africa to the most northern border of Zimbabwe where our journey...

The Honey Badger Does Its Maiden Long Haul To Zimbabwe

The Honey Badger Does Its Maiden Long...

I am not a procrastinator by nature, what I can’t do is multitask. This blog has been coming along for a while now, unfortunately Murphy had a hand in the delay. What I must confess is that the...

The Honeybadger Goes Wild - Without Reservations

The Honeybadger Goes Wild - Without...

Christmas was spent at home with family and then, to get away from the crowds flocking to our very popular beach we decided we'd go on a roadtrip in the Honey Badger, I am still in training so this...

Merry Christmas Special

Merry Christmas Special

Our Christmas was a quiet day spent with family. Time to relax, reflect, enjoying each others company at a beautifully laid table enjoying good food. We laughed a lot and shed a tear too. We were...

Butch With An Eye - A progress report

Butch With An Eye - A progress report

Shortly after we arrived back in Worcester I sent Butch off to the stand-in Ophthalmologist for an update and check-up. With me in tow. This was duly done with unsatisfactory results. The Dr. had...

A Spoke In The Wheel

A Spoke In The Wheel

What we see on social media is not the sum total of who we are. I have a cloud hanging over my head right now. I don’t have the ability to see the so called silver lining, although I do believe...

Comfort Food Prince Albert Style

Comfort Food Prince Albert Style

Whenever I think of the Karoo and food there is only one thing that comes to mind.  It has to be lamb. Karoo lamb with lots of Rosemary.  Of course at this time of the year you might...

Feeling Like A Royal In Prince Albert

Feeling Like A Royal In Prince Albert

Before I lose my mind completely I must tell you about my very special visit to Prince Albert a few weekends ago.  This is a Karoo town to look up.  I love the authenticity of the...

Oh Mercy! Mercy! Get My Jersey!

Oh Mercy! Mercy! Get My Jersey!

If I could, I would chisel in stone: “Never a dull moment.”  And “The winds of misfortune will prevail without fail”! The weather report said, rain.  I said...

Romancing the Mill Stone - Sandra's Easy Stone Ground Whole Wheat Bread

Romancing the Mill Stone - Sandra's Easy...

Here is a divine vegan whole wheat loaf.  Please ensure you use Stone Ground Wheat which contains no additives, unhealthy preservatives, sugar or is so refined it resembles something one can...

Glamping In Style - Have Keys and Wheels Will Travel

Glamping In Style - Have Keys and Wheels...

(Drum Roll, Drum Roll, choir of angels) Right off the bat you must please accept my apologies, I will be boasting and bragging in this blog.  I think I have all the reason to. I know!  I...

Scones, Simply Whey Too Easy

Scones, Simply Whey Too Easy

My Mother-in-law was the Julia Childs of Karoo Kwezeen (Cuisine).  We were a good combination on the food front, she cooked it and I ate it, until I became quite poorly from over indulgence....

Churning A-Whey Homemade Butter

Churning A-Whey Homemade Butter

I am so excited. I made my own butter! It was simple to make and I can’t imagine why everyone doesn’t do it too.  Since most people are Banting or following Tim Noakes and his full...

Keep Korma And Curry On

Keep Korma And Curry On

My new favourite quote, especially when my tiara slips fractionally.  Yes!  Sometimes it takes a change of heart, a change of attitude and courage to be in control of our minds and...

The End Is Nigh And Other Arbitrary Observations

The End Is Nigh And Other Arbitrary...

There was a time when I thought I’d never say those words.  I am delighted to report The End is nigh.  This might be my birthday month with the Honey Badger as the final prize to...

Dumpling Delicious

Dumpling Delicious

We don’t have central heating, so our homes are colder inside than outside sometimes.  This has advantages, we warm up our homes with huge log fires, burn candles, have heaps of blankets...

Don't Mind The Gap

Don't Mind The Gap

Age gaps and generation gaps are getting narrower and narrower at my age.  I have a beautiful friend who turns 18 today and shares the day with another who turns 80, yet another BFF turned 70...

Breaking News:  We Can't Contain Ourselves!

Breaking News: We Can't Contain Ourselves!

I have butterflies in my tummy. We are grinning from ear to ear.  At last! We have just returned from AC Motorhomes and things are looking fabulous!  Our Honey badger is gorgeous. ...