Posted by | June 25, 2014
Granny Mouse on a plate

New to the Midlands food scene is Granny Mouse Executive Chef Shaun Dampies. Having being lured away from beneath the shadow of the mountain back in Cape Town, Chef Shaun...

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Posted by | June 24, 2014
Staying at Granny Mouse Country House and Spa

Welcome home Last month, wriggling out from beneath a mountain of deadlines, Gareth, my significant other, and I bundled ourselves into my dusty Ford. We left a pile of grumpy...

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Posted by | March 24, 2014
Dargle Local Market

With the proliferation of markets in KZN of late, people are getting a bit of the copy-and-paste stall fatigue that comes with seeing the same thing repeatedly at every venue....

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Posted by | March 3, 2014
Abingdon Wine Estate

My only experience of wine supposedly originating from KZN was tasting some red plonk a few years ago that was associated with our local rugby team. It was vile and...

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Posted by | August 4, 2013
Hartford House – The food

Last week I posted about about the amazing place that is Hartford. Today is about the food. After an impatient drive up from Durban, we arrived around lunch time. My...

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Posted by | July 29, 2013
Hartford House – the setting

Last weekend, the long suffering significant other and I had the opportunity to visit and stay overnight at what I can only describe as one of the most magical places...

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