Category: Reviews

The Umzimkulu River Lodge

The Umzimkulu River Lodge

Being Valentine’s weekend granny was kind enough to offer to look after Emma so that Sharon and I could get away for a weekend of solitude. Since this opportunity presents itself so rarely we decided to kill several birds with one stone by organising a relaxing, hiking, romantic, fishing weekend away. As nonsensical as that …

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Nitida Wines, Durbanville

Nitida Wines, Durbanville

During a recent trip to Cape Town we visited Nitida wine farm, Durbanville, for a quiet lunch with some friends and family.¬†During the build up to our Cape visit we’d suggested that one of the activities we’d like to do was a lunch at a wine farm. Cassia was kind enough to put in the …

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Getting A Toddler A Passport At The Scottburgh (Park Rynie) Home Affairs

Getting A Toddler A Passport At The Scottburgh (Park Rynie) Home Affairs

We arrived at the Park Rynie (Scottburgh) Home Affairs at¬†7am where we joined an already long queue. Starting at 7:30am people were let into the building in batches, which meant that everyone else was left standing outside in the baking sun. Sharon and I took turns at sitting in the shade with Emma, while the …

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Lowepro Flipside 400 AW Review

Lowepro Flipside 400 AW Review

After years of carrying my camera equipment in the bags it came in my wife was kind enough to get me a Lowepro Flipside 400 AW for Christmas. I’d been swearing I’d buy a bag for many years but had never gotten around to it due to the obsessive compulsive person in me. Somehow I’d …

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Freedom Hawk 12 Testing

Freedom Hawk 12 Testing

Xplorer Fly Fishing were kind enough to lend me a Freedom 12 to test and review. It’s an incredible vessel that I definitely recommend to any fly fisherman who enjoys paddling. Click here for the full review.