We got home last Tuesday, and after zombie-ing around for a day, followed by a solid night’s sleep and an excellent breakfast at Jardine, we were all recovered and ready for real life once again. Cape Town is looking a treat in the wintertime sunshine. Just look at this city of ours:
World Cup fever has been ramped up since we left in the middle of April, and it’s really exciting to see all the SA flags flapping from cars and buildings. Even the occasional blast of a vuvuzela in the street has provided a rush of excitment (rapidly wearing thin on that front, I must add). All the infrastructure is in place, and I’m so immensely proud of the beautiful Green Point Stadium and surrounds. Check out this elegant pedestrian underpass on the way to the stadium.
So, to sum up, I’m happy to be back, because ( in the words of local designer Heath Nash):
But New York won’t be forgotten soon, so little niece Izzy gets to have the last word on the topic: