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L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate review

L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate review

Having done my research into what the Queen’s Plate is all about, I decided I had better take it seriously. So I organised myself a white suit and a hot date (see pic 1...

Grand Cafe and Beach review

Grand Cafe and Beach review

The other day someone asked me if I thought the Grand on the Beach is the place of the season and after thinking about it I said yes. So it’s important for me to...

L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate intro

L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate intro

My only exposure to horse racing so far has been the J&B Met. I’ve attended it for about 10 consecutive years. You can read one of my reviews here and see photos here and...

Aqua Festival review

Aqua Festival review

There are many options for entertainment in Cape Town this season. Kirstenbosch concerts, Cats and Vaudeville are just some of the many options. The Aqua Festival at the V&A Waterfront definitely needs to make the...

Things you must do in Cape Town this summer

Things you must do in Cape Town this summer

One thing about living in Cape Town is that you are never short of visitors. Everyone wants to visit Cape Town so it makes you feel very popular. I try not to think about...

The Grand review

The Grand review

I’ve heard all sorts of feedback about The Grand in Camps Bay. Most of it was positive but some people said it is really pricey. I didn’t really make it a priority to eat...

aKing at Backsberg review

aKing at Backsberg review

This season those living on the Northern Suburbs and Winelands don’t have to drive all the way to Kirstenbosch to enjoy Sunday afternoon concerts in a lovely setting. Backsberg is hosting a concert series running until...

Cats review

Cats review

I’m a fan of big stage productions. You might have read my rave reviews of Phantom of the Opera and The Lion King. I also enjoyed Beauty and the Beast, Mamma Mia and Lord...

Cafe Chic launch

Cafe Chic launch

In the early days of Relax with Dax, I used to be very excited when I was invited to the launch of a new restaurant or bar, etc. These days I have to choose which...

The Killers concert at Val de Vie review

The Killers concert at Val de Vie review

When you pay R600 to go to a concert, included in the price is the bragging rights. You get to tell all your friends and people you meet  how awesome the concert was. Maybe...