The Wright stuff

By juniper! A father-and-son team are flying the gin flag high on the West Coast. With ‘medicinal’ juniper hooch dating back to AD 70 thanks...

Action-packed, Fido-friendly break

Casual country walks on a 34-hectare honey-hued farm with many equine residents seems like just the thing to do right about now. But for...

Singular gem

Reflecting a spectrum of colours as per its gemstone namesake, the 2018 Tourmaline from the Yzerfontein-based Blake’s Family Wines stable manifests the Swartland terroir...

An old favourite

Whether for breakfast, lunch or a leisurely cuppa, De Malle Meul in Philadelphia has long been a trusted meeting place. Not only for culinary...

Affable giggler

Revered by ancient civilisations, many troops of the gregarious 598-gram yellow mongoose call the scrub and grasslands of the West Coast home. Diggers of note,...

Why that’s just peachy!

Way back, peach dumplings actually were a dog days’ treat on the West Coast as an excuse to use summer’s peach bounty. But what’s...

Hone the grey matter

PREPPING YOUR BRAIN FOR COGNITIVE FITNESS Brain health is the bedrock of a rewarding and self-sufficient life. Once on the downhill slope of age, pushing...

Rock your world

A story-rich exploit awaits in the dramatic Cederberg mountains. While everything else in the world has been turned topsy-turvy, the ways and wiles of Mother...

Queen of knots

Meet the dedicated woman and her team who are on a mission to mend. In the world of fishing, none other than the humble fishing...

A crackerjack formula

Yet again, veteran entrepreneur and restaurateur Russell Foster has hit the bullseye with a tiptop formula for Charlie’s Brewhouse in Port Owen. With gulp-inducing...