altrincham living & travel

– experiences of just living life –


January 2010

Fancy a massage? Or need a builder?

I just thought I would put out a few personal recommendations for some people who provide very good services: My masseuse, Jaqui, who is very good, now has more time available for massaging. 07805718059 We also use the following tradesmen… Continue Reading →

Children of Africa – Lindelani kids

Firstly the good news: we have recently been fundraising to help build a second classroom, like this one for the Lindelani creche and baby centre. We have just sent over a lump sum which could almost pay for a second… Continue Reading →

Football World Cup B&B Accommodation

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Strawberry farm – Christmas Party

All the field workers are women. In the Zulu tradition, women work in the fields. All the ladies got dressed up to attend the annual Christmas Party. Many wear their traditional outfits. The decorations include leg and ankle jewellery. But… Continue Reading →

The Winelands: Franschhoek, Stellenbosch, Somerset West

Franschhoek isn’t called the Gourmet Capital of South Africa for nothing! The food we ate in the Cape was fantastic. In fact, it already started in Cape Town. We joined Liesel and Kelle at La Colombe, probably the best restaurant… Continue Reading →

Cape Town & Table Mountain

We’d had a very pleasant flight to Cape Town and were staying with Liesel (Mauwi) and Kelle. When Mauwi asked me what we wanted to do whilst in Cape Town, we had only 1 thing on the list: we wanted… Continue Reading →

Winter wonderland

I promise to write and post pictures about our South African trip, but before that, I feel compelled to write about our snow. We arrived back yesterday to a temperature of -13 C! That is cold. The only time I… Continue Reading →

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