Author: Lisa Roberts

San rock paintings in the Cederberg

In the he(art) of the Cederberg

Whilst I read through the previous newsletter about my dad’s ‘adventurer’s route‘ through the Cederberg, I was flooded with the most wonderful memories about our family weekends in these magnificent mountains – trudging through the deep, hot white sandy track to reach the rocky trail up to the Maltese Cross, building dams in the gloriously […]

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Hoodia gordonii in flower - Tankwa Karoo

Bloom Where You’re Planted

With my canary in full-throated ‘serenade the sunshine’ mode in the bay window behind my dad, who has just sat down to work for the day, I realise just how many blessings there are to discover in this crisis – and in any crisis, for that matter. One of the blessings is that, after years […]

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Tankwa Karoo - landscape with wildflowers and mountain - Credit: Wildscapes


3 DOWN, (HOPEFULLY) ONLY 19 TO GO! Today is Day #3 of our lockdown in South Africa, and whilst we can’t escape the physical confines of the situation, we are each blessed with limitless imaginations and a treasure trove of memories we can use to adventure our way out beyond the claustrophobic anxiety of this […]

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