WINEDERLUST- Unearthing heaven on earth in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

As experienced by Honey, Mom of two and side-kick of Sometimes Grumpy Husband (aka SGH) Literally translated from Afrikaans, ‘Hemel-en-Aarde’ means ‘Heaven and Earth’ – I passed this naming off as ‘urban legend’. That was until we spent a weekend there. Now I know that SGH (Sometimes Grumpy Husband) and I literally experienced a tiny […]

WINEDERLUST – We went on a wine adventure… on our doorstep

The Heart of the Helderberg As experienced by Honey, Mom of two and side-kick of Sometimes Grumpy Husband (aka SGH) I know you can’t see me, but right now I am tapping a knife ceremoniously on a gently fizzing flute of bubbly. You see, I have an important announcement: I am the proud owner of […]

WINEDERLUST – Wine, Exploring and the Agulhas Wine Triangle

As experienced by Honey, Mom of two and side-kick of Sometimes Grumpy Husband (aka SGH) It was a dark and stormy night… just kidding. But we did visit the place known as the legendary ‘Cape of Storms’. As I planned each activity and plotted each wine farm visit on our itinerary, I just knew this […]

WINEDERLUST – Plett’s Wine Route Uncorked… Part 2

As experienced by Honey, Mom of two and side-kick of Sometimes Grumpy Husband (aka SGH) After a very successful ‘Mom and Dad’s Big Getaway’ (which you can read about in part 1 of our Plett blog here) SGH and I re-joined our six-foot-tall teenaged daughter and seven-year-old f u s s y eater who had […]

WINEDERLUST – Plett’s Wine Route Uncorked… Part 1

As experienced by Honey, Mom of two and side-kick of Sometimes Grumpy Husband. Since I was a small child – long before SGH (Sometimes Grumpy Husband), six-foot-tall teenaged daughter and seven-year-old f u s s y eater – my family started going to Plettenberg Bay for our annual winter holiday. You could say that a […]

WINEDERLUST – That weekend we went to Wellington

Travelling with a child under the age of 10, a moody teenager and a SGH (Sometimes Grumpy Husband) can be viewed as a challenge. Travelling after being in lockdown with them for more than one hundred and sixty million (it feels like it) days could be viewed as slightly insane… but there we were… in Wellington… and […]