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Bags of Provence

After the fiery end to November, and before the aspirant grand wizard‘s arrival, December started off relatively gently. We love the long, balmy evenings and spectacular sunsets of summer. 792 more words

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Simple Artisan Bread

This recipe can be used and manipulated to create so many different types of bread and it is super simple to make. We have used it for bread loaves, naan, pizza dough, breadsticks and rosemary olive oil bread. 363 more words

North State

Riots of reds, festivals and feathers

It has been a somewhat riotous time in South Africa over the last few months.  Funny how, 1976, 1986 and now 2016 are all memorable because of riots – about education.  587 more words

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Savannah Stumble

Some vacations are relaxing. But the kind that reunites five amazing friends that you’ve known for more than half your life, well… relaxing isn’t a word I’d use. 557 more words


Of Fish and Feathered Fishers

It’s been a busy month, and we had three feathered visitors around our house who had never before shown themselves.

First, this pretty fellow, a brown-hooded kingfisher which, size wise (23 – 24 cm), is somewhere between a pigeon and a dove: 373 more words

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The Elephant in the Room

The week we’ve been prepping for is finally here: the Republican National Convention has officially kicked off in Cleveland.

A lot of people decided to leave their downtown apartments for the week and even work from home to avoid protests and traffic. 168 more words


Too much of a good thing - almost!

A year ago, I wrote of other milestones and a year later, this month or the week before last, to be precise, was one of celebration – of a different and more personal… 361 more words

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