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About Butty

Me and Er live in Devon in a small village with a Thatched Pub

18th

Last day in CT. Wandered around the V&A and did some last minute shopping. Met L& M at Ferrymans for light lunch. Last supper at the Cod Father in Camps Bay.

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17th

Had a day out with old friends Dave and Renata. They collected us from the City and then travelled out to Wellington in the Wine Lands and visited a small independent distiller of grappa and brandy. Uplands has won many … Continue reading

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16th

Another day out to to the vineyards. Met Peter& Brigita, Cathy& Paul at Cavalli vineyard and Stud between Stellenbosch and Somerset West. Lovely views once again and a super lunch. A serious amount of dieting and drying out required soon. … Continue reading

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15th

Trip to Kalk Bay and wandered around the harbour, galleries and shops. Light lunch in the Courtyard Cafe. Met up with Padouk’s Aunt and Uncle, Jane & Colin at Chapmans Peak Hotel in Hout Bay for dinner. Great prawns and … Continue reading

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14th

Great breakfast in The “Village Cafe” round the corner. L&M met friends for lunch and we went to Kirstenbosch Gardens. Proteas in bloom this time of year. Local Italienne for dinner called Villa 47. Absolutely fantastic food. Quality of food … Continue reading

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13th November

Trip to Hout Bay and visited the craft market and food hall in the morning. Lunch at Katima’s in Hout Bay. Great sushi, sashimi, Thai and Vietnamese food all served buffet style. Eat as much as you want. Tom Yum … Continue reading

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12th

Lod and Em went off to see friends Peter & Brigita, Cathy & Paul. We wandered down to the V&A and  went to the Water Shed craft centre. Bought some bits and pieces. Next to the food hall next door. … Continue reading

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11th

Trip to the V&A in the morning for a wander. Light lunch at the Ferrymans. Beluga restaurant in the evening for sushi. Irene and Em had a pedicure.

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10th

Packed once again and now off to Cape Town for 9 days. Popped into Franschhoek on the way to arrange shipping of pictures. Went for lunch at Dornier wine estate between Stellenbosch and C T. Waterford wine estate next door … Continue reading

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9th November 2016

Very relaxing day. Did the shops of Franschhoek Main Street in the morning. L&M and us bought some art each and will finalise payment and shipping in the morning. Back to the cottage for lunch and sunning ourselves around the … Continue reading

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