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Restaurant Review: Post & Pepper spices up Stellenbosch restaurant scene !


Two weeks ago I did a walk through the centre of Stellenbosch, to update myself about the restaurants having opened and closed in the town since I last visited it just before the start of Lockdown.

I wanted to try Post & Pepper specifically, having seen its posts, and that it had been nominated as a Best New Restaurant in Africa by the World Culinary Awards, only a few months after opening on Plein Street, in a space that was the Post Office of the town. Continue reading →

Corona Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 173 of Level 1, 22 March 2022.


Tuesday 22 March 2022, Day 173 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a beautiful day, hot at 29C with no wind; for ticking off another 2022 goal in passing my eye test by hook and by crook at the Gallows Hill Traffic Department in Green Point, taking 90 minutes, 30 minutes of which the eye test department was offline; for celebrating my temporary license with a lovely lunch at Cucina at the Goodman Gallery, a first visit, the Goodman Gallery preparing for a new exhibition, so I only saw one artwork already hung; for getting my client posting Continue reading →

‘SA’s most experienced Restaurant Reviewer : accolade from IconicZA magazine!


In my ‘career’ as a writer I have been called many things by not so nice persons in the restaurant industry. It has been a wonderful experience to have new descriptors added to the collection describing me: ‘indomitable’, meaning impossible to subdue or defeat, and  ‘most experienced restaurant reviewer’, both accolades by the new IconicZA digital magazine in an article in its October issue.

For readers who have not seen the article, and would like to learn more about me, warts and all, I am sharing the content of the article: Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 6 of Level 1, 6 October 2021


Wednesday 6 October 2021, Day 6 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a beautiful wind-free day at 26C; for an early morning walk to Bakoven, before the day ran away with me; for the amazing luck of winning another 750 points in the Discovery Gameboard play today, the second week in a row; for a busy day, meeting Janet Pillai at Zest for a Breakfast meeting, for her ‘Jetsetting with Janet’ radio show on Radio Helderberg and Zest becoming a partner for it; for a Zest Communications meeting; for staying at Zest and catching up on other work; for a Continue reading →