michael’s writings


Books for Christmas – The Sellout by Paul Beatty

This is the second time that I have read a Man Booker Prize novel written shortly after the prize was awarded. The first was Arundathi Roy’s The God

December 4th, 2016|

KWV Empyrean for your Christmas Gifts..

La Concorde, Main Road Paarl, home of KWV With Christmas upon and gifts to be bought, quite an easy way to do it is through the KWV website

December 4th, 2016|

Books for Cooks for Christmas – Your Family’s The Baking Book

The Baking Book by Your Family I have great trust in the Recipe Divisions of a magazine like Your Family, a magazine which has been on the shelves

December 2nd, 2016|

Mulderbosch Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé 2016 & Tracy Foulkes’s Prawns with Coriander Jalapeno Pesto & Mayonnaise – 02.12.2016

Mulderbosch Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé 2016 Of the ways to make Rosé, arguably growing your grapes specifically to make a Rosé, is, in my opinion the finest. And it

December 2nd, 2016|

Klein Constantia MCC Estate Brut 2012 & Hein van Tonder’s Baked Foccacia – 30.11.2016

Klein Constantia MCC Estate Brut 2012 Apart from being a star turn with the Klein Constantia Sauvignon Blancs and their iconic Vin de Constance, Winemaker Matt Day produces

December 2nd, 2016|

Willow Creek Lamb Shanks

The beautiful Nuy Valley home to Willow Creek Olives I must admit to being rather fond of Lamb Shanks – my son too.  Recently we procured some real

November 30th, 2016|