Meandering around Munich

While I was in Germany earlier this month I managed to fit in an overnight stop in Munich. The city is the capital of Bavaria, in the south-eastern corner of the country.  And it is full of history, arts and

Shuttleworth Weaving at work

I was in KZN recently and made sure I had time to visit Andy and Helen at Shuttleworth Weaving, just outside Nottingham Road. They're seasoned professionals in the wool and weaving world and it was wonderful to have a look

Fish River Canyon

Where was I in April?

Via the strangest of dinner party conversation coincidences I recently reconnected with long-since-lost-touch family friends in the form of my godmother and her husband. With the internet encouraging us to make so much of our lives public they had a

Plant portraits

One of my new year's resolutions was to take more pictures, and since I seem to have acquired a new camera I've switched from my old Nikon D70 to a newer model D80 (not entirely sure if the loan is

A weekend away in the Tankwa Karoo

I was lucky enough to get out of town last weekend, and head up past Ceres into the Tankwa Karoo. It's not a part of the world I've been to before but I'll definitely be going back that way as soon

Mr-Cool

Cape Town cool

I've been thinking about buying a scooter to more easily navigate the city centre traffic congestion, but I'm never going to look as cool on it as my two-and-a-half going on 20-year old friend Adam here. The only thing he's

On the road

It's holiday time and I decided to take the back route to Knysna to see some new scenery, slow down a little and try and avoid the holiday season traffic. Driving up Route 62 was so much fun I'm not