Tag: Cape Town

Visiting Home

_DSF7569There is no place like home, something that we rediscovered recently when going back to Cape Town for a visit after living in the Middle East for the past year and a half.

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The month of May

Show BoatMay in the Western Cape is quite special to us. While some bemoan the onset of winter, we celebrate it, and the month of May is truly nothing short of magnificent in the Fairest Cape ! 

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Lunchtime in the Fairest Cape

_DSC6315Maybe it’s the mediterranean climate, maybe it’s the wine, but lunchtime in the Fairest Cape is like nowhere else – here it’s not an event, it is a way of life ūüôā

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Flying with the birds

ParaglidingIs it a bird?

Is it a plane?

No, it’s Apple and Eve !

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A Hectic September

We have all experienced the situation where very little is happening, and then suddenly – everything seems to happen at once. ¬†September, and the start of Spring, was just such a month…

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Apple and Eve at the ballet: Part 3 – Belles of the Ballet

_DSC9542National Women’s Day was recently celebrated in Cape Town by Cape Town City Ballet performing Belles of the Ballet, a selection of¬†delightful extracts from popular ballets. It was a celebration of Women in Love and a sight to behold !

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Apple and Eve at the ballet: Part 1 – Behind the scenes

_DSC6715Ballet lovers subconsciously know that much time and effort must be required to stage a professional ballet performance, but we recently had a glimpse of just how much it takes to put together a production of such a magnificent art form.

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A wedding with a vintage twist

_DSC4456-2We recently assisted Anel, a good friend and fellow photographer, with shooting a wedding here in the beautiful Cape. At the pre-wedding consultation with the couple they indicated that they would like a vintage twist to their photographs. We were happy to oblige and soon afterwards got down to planning on how to do it.

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Winter in Cape Town

_DSC1649 With Cape Town located in the Western Cape, and having a mediteranean climate (meaning winter being the rainy season) it is easy to assume that winter is very gloomy, cold, and miserable. Being called the “Cape of storms” does not do Cape Town’s reputation much good either, and firmly puts Cape Town on the “to be avoided in winter” ¬†list in most ill-informed people’s minds.

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Fynbos in the mist

Even on a cold and misty day Cape Town still remains a beautiful place to be. The past Sunday was just such a day when we decided to go for a drive …

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