Suddenly Winter

After weeks of unbearably hot muggy weather it has suddenly dropped to the mid-teens. It is like we had a weekend of hot lazy summer weather and on Monday when we woke up it was suddenly winter! The mornings have been around 15 deg C. (Beth to save your need for conversion this is about 60 …

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Tourist In My Town

I've had a weekend of Kitten Adventures. Saturday I had a long lie and then just after noon my friend Franziska came to collect me for a little tour around my own village, Hout Bay. Franziska and I 'met' in a Facebook group. She comes here to Cape Town to visit her family so I …

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Crash & Burn

Last Sunday's dinner was roast chicken cooked in butter and tons of garlic, mushrooms roasted in the pan with the chicken and red cabbage fried in butter and balsamic. I also made sweet potato fondants, parboiling them first and then frying in butter until crispy. After dinner we watched the previous week's Saturday Night Live. Melissa McCarthy …

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