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Amazing Foxwood House

Amazing Foxwood House

Foxwood House is a magical place.  It’s tucked away on a leafy street in Houghton, and if a South African friend hadn’t told me about it, it is likely that I wouldn’t have heard about it during my 2 years here.  It’s Joburg’s best kept secret! We were looking for a play to see with Rob’s … Continue reading

Low tea? How oDD

Low tea? How oDD

Sometimes all this blogging pays off.  I had about 20 seconds of fame today.  People knew who I was… …well kind of.  They called me Martina-in-Jozi, but what the hell?!  It’s kind of the same thing.  I had been invited by my favourite cafe ’round these parts – The oDD Cafe – to their inaugural Low Tea.  High … Continue reading

Let them eat cake

Let them eat cake

People in Jozi rave about Wolves cafe in Illovo for cupcakes and coffee. They obviously don’t know about The Patisserie just 5 minutes away! I was running errands and needed to go to the post office in Illovo.  My friend told me about this awesome coffee shop there so I persuaded her (with absolutely no persuasion necessary) … Continue reading

Christmas holiday in Mauritius

Christmas holiday in Mauritius

We went to Mauritius for Christmas with friends.  They are Mauritian, but I know them from London.  I knew that we were going to get a completely different experience from our friends who have stayed in resorts there as we stayed at the family home in Pereybere, just outside of Grand Baie.  I was right!  As … Continue reading

and they’re off……

and they’re off……

Midas waiting patiently for Lulu to decide which side she preferred. The Andrex did not go with them…… It was a BIG day yesterday.  Pet Air UK arrived bright and early to pick up the cats.  Cue tears.  Not from the cats – they were happy as Larry with their new crate – but I had … Continue reading