Rainbow Flokati Pioneers

The wonderful African Jazz Pioneers were appearing at the RAINBOW Jazz Club in the Pinetown taxi rank! Could NOT miss the opportunity. HAD to go and experience their wonderful sound and vibe. At Ben Pretorius’ Rainbow Restaurant they serve their beers in ‘quart’ bottles, about 750ml in the shade. What can you do? I orderedContinue reading “Rainbow Flokati Pioneers”

Fecundity

When we got to River Drive in 1989 we were warned it was a fertile zone and if you weren’t careful babies would start popping out all over. This was from the Lellos who had produced three offspring there; the Greenbergs, two; The Hockeys, a few, Donna was the only one around then; the Howard-and-Dofs,Continue reading “Fecundity”

The Cherries in Ficksburg . .

. . were delightful. But they were all chaperoned by big ugly old males: Oh well, I made the most of it by looking for Vrystaat poppies. At least some of them were unaccompanied: And the local birds were also obliging: Saturday Supper was delicious. Cafe Chocolat hidden in a massive pile of priceless collectibles:Continue reading “The Cherries in Ficksburg . .”