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Find Your Smile

It has been a dry, white season, to quote André Brink’s iconic book, and few of us can remember a more dastardly period in our history. While we are not off the hook by any means, things are looking up as Covid numbers drop nationally and finally, after much anticipation, we enter lockdown level 2….

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French Fresnaye

The affluent suburb of Fresnaye (or, ‘Fraynaye’ as some prefer) perches atop Sea Point on the Western slopes of Signal Hill, commanding an ocean panorama breathtaking in its expansiveness. Its unbroken view of the Atlantic coupled with a virtually windless situation (a huge plus during a typical Cape Town summer) makes it a coveted location…

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Riders on the Storm

Over the past few days residents of Sea Point, Green Point and Mouille Point – and even a few as far away as Oranjezicht – have been kept awake by the nighttime sound of heavy rumbling; the deep diesel growl of an engine which seemed to come from everywhere and nowhere; from inside the earth,…

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That’s Amore!

Sea Point has long been the restaurant capital of South Africa, and when it comes to good pizza the Atlantic Seaboard has some of the best spots in town, if not the world. Level 3 is still about the takeaways, and luckily pizza travels well. But it won’t be long before we’ll be able to…

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