• Books

    The Winelands

    I had a wonderful vacation in Cape Town and the surrounding Winelands! The weather didn't always played along, and we are not used to so much wind, but we made the most of our time away from Johannesburg. We visited so many wine estates, and even though it was in the off season and no winemaking was in the process, it was the best time to get hold of the vintners for a private chat and education on the process. Did you know that they guy in charge of the vineyards, the person who grows the grapes is called a vigneron, the guy who makes the wine is a vintner,…

  • Cape Town South Africa

    Holiday

    I am sooo excited! Next week Tuesday, 2 Aungust, my husband and I are going for a 2 week holiday to beautiful Cape Town and the Winelands. My next 2 newsletters will come to you from there. I will be visiting all the places mentioned in my books, take many photos, and in general behave like a tourist.    Cape Town is in a winter rainfall area, so we’re hoping for pleasant weather – not that anything will put me off, except when we’re going up Table Mountain in the cable car. For that one day I ask, please, please, please, not too much wind!   But, does an author ever really take…