I remember a time when a PICNIC in our house involved grabbing a blanket on our way out the door and a few snacks from the shop down the road. Afternoons were whiled away with friends, chatting, laughing and tucking into unhealthy food that was filled with gluten, sugar, carbs and preservatives we couldn’t pronounce….
Welcome to Muddy Boots, a little escape from your everyday world that features my personal experiences with family-friendly travel, leisure and lifestyle activities in South Africa.
I’m a fulltime writer, editor and author; wife to a long-suffering husband; mom to 3 young boys (aged 10, 4 and 1); and pack leader to 2 mutts and 1 thieving Weimaraner who steals (and eats) everything he sees.
We all live together in a little village at the foothills of the Outeniqua Mountains in the southern Cape, where the weather is wild and traffic jams usually involve waiting for herds of lazy bovines to cross the road.