Thai another day

Now, I know that I'm putting a target on my back even suggesting a best-ever Thai food restaurant or street eatery, but it is purely my opinion and you're welcome to disagree or tell me what you think is better.  I'm sure I'm also going to get equally berated about the authenticity of the dishes, …

A dark departure

So, the phone alarm was set for 4:45am.  An unearthly hour for some, but we were headed to the north of Pretoria to visit a very special venue and a particular favourite of mine.  As anticipated, the phone did its thing and I got myself ready, warmly dressed as it was really chilly, and out …

A leisurely lunch

Last weekend I was fortunate to go for a casual lunch at The Herb Farm in Blue Hills, Johannesburg.  This is a spectacular setting, both from the view over Johannesburg's skyline, and the magnificent gardens.  It has changed hugely since my first visit in October 2018, at which point they had just re-opened.  At that …