Category Archives: Christmas

Any colour, so long as it’s white

After somehow managing to survive 35 Christmases of a distinctly off-white hue, and still make it through with a modicum of enthusiasm for the occasion, it appears that for the first time, my dreams of a white one are coming … Continue reading

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Getting into the spirit

So, seeing as though we need expensive visas, a plethora of pre-bookings, and the organisation skills of a Japanese Assembly Line Manager just to make it across the border to what those locals would call civilisation, it would seem that … Continue reading

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A few edible words

I think it’s time to say something about food. Not that British food is vastly different to South African food (apart from the lightly distressing lack of biltong, boerewors and bobotie). Actually, no reason at all – there are just … Continue reading

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