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Health, Travel

The Healing Hub at Lourensford

February 4, 2018 | 5 Comments

A few days ago I was lucky enough to be invited to test out the new Life Retreat and Healing Hub at Lourensford in Somerset West. I’m no stranger to the area, as my in-laws live very close by to this exquisite estate, so we’ve often been there for wine tasting or to buy coffee beans or to have a meal. But the new addition (it opened in November) of this unique wellness centre has definitely taken Lourensford up a notch in my opinion. It was always a special place but now it’s a VERY special place indeed. You just enter through the gates and your spirit is lifted and you feel happy and at peace. Let me explain. Continue Reading…

South Africa, Travel

Wanderings in Oudtshoorn & Prince Albert

January 6, 2018 | 5 Comments

I’m back! I didn’t even tell you I was going but I’m sure you would have guessed. How was your break? Some of you may not have returned yet, and some of you may be back at your desks on Monday – but wherever you are, I hope 2018 brings you more laughter, adventure, friendship, solitude, peace, excitement or whatever you are seeking. Write down what you want from this year, even if you’re not a writer – it’s incredible how verbalising it can actually make it happen. Continue Reading…


Weekend Adventuring to Penhill Manor

November 20, 2017 | 4 Comments
Fruit Barn Cottage

One of the most wonderful things about moving to Cape Town has been the weekends away we’ve been able to enjoy. There are brilliant places to go from Jozi but most are quite a far drive away, and what I’ve been loving about being here is that you only have to drive about an hour or so, and you’re in a completely different place, that’s packed with new surroundings to enjoy and explore. Continue Reading…