Like a bird

After the wedding, R&R in the Cederberg…. One form of relaxation, embraced by some of the younger set, was flight – more specifically, taking to the skies with one of South Africa’s top aerobatic pilots, and threading through the valleys of the Cederberg practically at ground level, following the contours, buzzing the camp rooftops and…

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Cederberg

You’ve seen pictures of the wedding – here are some pictures of the Cederberg. In a lovely gesture, Hayley and Jonathan arranged for family and friends to join them for a couple of days in the wild and dramatic setting of the Cederberg Mountains, about two hours up the West Coast from Cape Town, for…

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Wedding Preparations

Weddings don’t just happen, of course, and Hayley and Jono put months of careful thought and planning into making sure the day was perfect (Hayley, as I’ve mentioned, even sorted the weather). Part of the planning was making sure that Rob got busy with the flowers; Rob, being Rob, roped in Shaun and my mother…

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The Wedding

Without further ado, here as promised is a first instalment of photos from Jonathan and Hayley’s wedding, in the Cape, on a wine farm (of course) and on a day that magically and symbolically cleared from threatening rain to sun peering through clouds at exactly the right moment. I can tell you it has been…

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Out of the frying pan

If Namibia, metaphorically speaking, was the frying pan, what with its 40 degree temperatures, desert elephants and the extraordinary vistas of Etosha, then returning to still-grey and chilly Toronto has been a leap, or spill, into the metaphorical fire. We just haven’t stopped, since landing at Pearson. It started with two mailboxes: our physical mailbox,…

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