20 Mar '12, 2am
A Picnic In Johannesburg: Yes, it's true. We do have picnics in South Africa.. .. #joburg #visitsouthafrica
When we first found out that we were moving to Johannesburg, the hubby and I got pretty depressed thinking that our days of going for walks and picnics were going to end. We had read countless of articles on how people got mugged being in the parks or taking a jog on the streets. In New Zealand, picnics were such a big part of our lives. We had picnics practically every week. We were such organised picnickers that we had a huge soft bag just for our picnic gear, which included professional picnic mats (fuzzy comfy soft on the top side, plastic waterproof on the other side), thermos flask to keep white wine chilled, a huge bag of plates, cups, cutlery and napkins, jars of sauces from chilli and tomato to tartare sauce and mayonnaise. When our moving boxes arrived in Joburg, I had stowed our picnic gear away. It made me sad. So when my friends in Joburg organised a picnic, I...