A restaurant where you can push your girlfriend over the edge and she’ll be pleasantly surprised.

A restaurant where you can push your girlfriend over the edge and she’ll be pleasantly surprised.

It’s been said that we judge and are judged within the 1st 3 seconds of first meeting someone. I’m not sure how this relates to my story but I’ve passed the latest restaurant on our Sea Point Main Rd eating-out- adventure, many times – and I’ve judged it quite dismissively with never before ordering from…

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A  restaurant where coconut milk is the least bland thing we tried – but then again I could have just been in a bad mood…

A restaurant where coconut milk is the least bland thing we tried – but then again I could have just been in a bad mood…

Our 3rd venture of our eating out in restaurants lining Sea Point Main rd started off in a very subdued mood. Helene had a knee operation last year and was bravely limping along trying to combat the pain. I’d just returned from a trip with the return leg taking 26 hours, including an 8-hour layover…

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A restaurant where you can wear a little black dress and red, suede stilettos!

A restaurant where you can wear a little black dress and red, suede stilettos!

Our second destination of our restaurant exploring adventures was Aris Souvlaki- the legendary Greek eatery that’s decorated Sea Point Main Road since before I arrived here. I’d survived the burping incident after the 1st restaurant. (See the previous blog post), but I was told in no uncertain terms that it would be the first and…

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Big City Vibe or Small Town Living? – The Blue Train Magazine

Big City Vibe or Small Town Living? – The Blue Train Magazine

Growing up in Gauteng, the Karoo was nothing more to me than a flat wasteland to be endured while driving towards Cape Town for the summer holidays. From the still furnace of the car, dreams of lying on one of the Mother City’s beaches seemed as much an illusion as the mirages of heat rising…

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SMOKIN’ POT – British Airways in-flight magazine

SMOKIN’ POT – British Airways in-flight magazine

When I’m depressed I need to eat!  So after visiting the “Killing Fields” and Prison S21 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the two of the many places where Pol Pot interrogated, tortured and murdered anyone that he and his party, the Khmer Rouge, thought were counter revolutionary, I really needed to eat.  I’d heard of a…

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