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Clutches for a Lady

February 13th, 2018|

South African flair for the urban market.  Martini Mandate brings you these stylish clutches in four beautful colours.  Designed b ...

The Aleppo Supper Club

December 24th, 2017|

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all!  Many of us struggle to find reasons to be cheerful about the past year.  2017’s head ...

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  • Jaguar v Ferrari go nose to nose @crossleywebb in Cape Town, South Africa. A rare manual transmission Jaguar E Type V12 Series 3 and a Jaguar Mark 2 go head to head against more contemporary Ferrari rivals. I’ll take them all!.
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#ferrari #jaguarcars #jaguarcar #jaguaretype #jaguarclassic #britishcars #britishcar #italiancars #italiancar #classiccars #classiccar
  • Deeply flawed but brilliant. A rare De Tomaso Mangusta @crossleywebb Cape Town. .
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#classiccars #classiccar #detomaso #detomasomangusta #italiancars #italiancar #italianclassiccars #capetown #southafrica
  • Crayfish and seals at lunch. Don’t worry I only ate the crayfish! Harbour House in Kalk Bay, located next to a small working harbour, is one of my favourite fish restaurants in the Cape. Watching the local family of seals at play is an added bonus.  Washed the entire proceeds down with a delicious bottle of Buitenverwachting Buiten Blanc. If you can say it you can order it! .
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#kalkbay #kalkbayharbour #capetown #southafrica #seafoods #crayfish #crawfishseason #crawfish #seal #seals #wine #wineandfoodpairing #wineandfood #southafricanwine #southafricanwines #foodandwine
  • Lunching with the whales. A surreal experience in Hermanus, South Africa.
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#southafrica #hermanus #whales #scenic #seafront #lunchspot #cocktailsbythesea #cocktail #wine #winebythesea
  • There was a time in the early 1970’s when both of these vehicles were considered very desirable - for different reasons! Yes, the VW Camper Van has “The Love Machine”  inscribed on its rear window...
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#volkswagen #volkswagencamper #alfaromeo #alfaromeogtv2000 #classiccars #1970s
  • Isfjord - my first Icelandic gin. Lovely citrus notes. And a lovely martini it makes too! .
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#martini #martinicocktail #cocktails #drymartini #gin #iceland #ginmartini