The story of the chocolate, the dogs and chaos in the night by Tanya Farber: Green Route

This is not an age-restricted story, but it should be. There is no sex, violence or drugs (unless you consider chocolate a drug, because it features very prominently in this story). There is some bad language but I’ll spare you that part …

Joy’s Faithjuice is the cutest juice bar in Cape Town: Green Route

In this week’s Lockdown Life I chat to Joy-Anne Bromilow, the owner of Faithjuice in Noordhoek. Our sons were at Westerford together and I’ve been visiting Joy’s little juice bar for years.

Desperately seeking the Scone Shack at Cape Point: Green Route

There’s a crooked little café on a Cape Point farm that will take you back to a time when food was real and people asked your name. In fact the owners of The Scone Shack, Karl and Cara Odendaal, will ask for your name before inviting you to relax and sample their scones served with homemade pineapple and ginger jam.

Take a bite out of these just-baked scones at The Scone Shack near Cape Point: Green Route

The Scone Shack is top of my pops and a new discovery, The Pink Geranium, is a brand-new entry into the Scone Route. We stopped in to look at the gardens and discovered there were scones in the oven and they were coming out in two minutes

Pat Featherstone is the heart and soul of Soil for Life: Green Route

Pat Featherstone, the founder of Soil for Life, talks about her wild and free childhood surrounded by women who grew food, her love of teaching and a world filled with home gardeners.

Das Lyon designs on the Garden Route: Green Route

I chat to eco architect Das Lyon who lives on the Garden Route

Garth the Cape Town Vegan on slowing down and rekindling creativity: Green Route

In this week’s Lockdown Life I chat to Garth Tavares, AKA The Cape Town Vegan.

Garth Tavares is the perfectly imperfect Cape Town Vegan: Green Route

Garth Tavares, also known as the Cape Town Vegan, is a busy musical theatre lecturer, piano man and voice coach who uses social media to document his ‘perfectly imperfect’ vegan life in Cape Town.