by HesterLeyNel   These daylilies, grown by my husband in huge quantities in our garden in Gauteng, South Africa, resulted in a mass colorful display every summer. Daylilies typically last no more than 24 hours. The flowers of most species open in early morning and wither during the following night, possibly replaced by another one […]

Head to Beachy Head!

Originally posted on Ultimatetravel:
Beachy Head are the highest chalk cliff headlands in the United Kingdom. The spectacular cliff tops of Beachy Head are a must see for all visitors to Eastbourne and the South Downs. Walk up from the western end of Eastbourne seafront or cycle from the start of the South Downs Way. The…

Nam Tuk Tram Stop (Glasgow, Scotland)

by Caitlin Nam Tuk Tram Stop really is a breath of fresh air when it comes to dining in Glasgow. It has a relaxed, laid back atmosphere about it that really sets it apart from other eateries in the city. The newly opened Pan-Asian restaurant has bags of potential to become one of Glasgow’s places […]

Why Swellendam? Mrs Gram answers

THE MOST OFTEN ASKED QUESTION Sometimes, if I am honest, the art of hospitality can be strained as the same questions are asked, day after day, by overnight guests keen to learn as much as possible about SA. Dave manages to inject enthusiasm into his responses, but he is a better person than I am. […]

How to Use the Foreground and Background to Create Stronger Photos

by Harry Guinness Photography can be very technical, especially in the digital age. But photography is, at it’s core, art. You can take a technically perfect photo that’s utterly boring and a technically imperfect photo that’s a lot more interesting. Let’s compare two shots. This is a technically perfect exposure. Everything is in focus, the highlights […]

Roasted Pistachio Affogatos

by Sarah Graham There is a proviso that I should share with you guys before I launch into the wonders of this recipe – firstly, it’s absolutely definitely not healthy. But let’s set that aside in the name of ‘everything in moderation’ and focus on the fact that it’s the creamiest, richest, most decadent ice […]

Lime, Basil and Berry Sorbet

by Sarah Graham Cooks in:Preparation Time: 10 min Freezing Time: 30min Serves: 4 Ingredients 3 cups frozen mixed berries 1 cup double thick Greek yoghurt 2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil Zest and juice of 1 lime 2-3 Tbsp raw honey What to do Blend the ingredients together in a blender/smoothie maker, and eat immediately, or […]