Monthly Archives: August 2013

  • The Legend of the origins of Coffee

    Origins of Coffee

    Moonshadow Coffee Shop

    The legend goes like this. It started in the Ethiopian Highlands, where a goatherd, Kaldi noticed that his goats upon eating berries from a certain tree, became spirited and they did not want to sleep at night. Kaldi reported his findings to the head of the local monastery. The head of the monastery proceeded to make a drink with these mysterious berries. He discovered that it kept him alert for the long hours of evening prayer. Soon the head of the monastery shared his discovery with the other monks at the monastery. Continue reading

  • Big Bee Report Back

    Big Bee Festival

    Wow, what a weekend we had at our Bohemian event for Swellendam's first ever Big Bee festival! We were very busy bees indeed, but had loads of fun too!

    The week leading up to the Big Bee weekend was very stormy, with buckets of rain and a good deal of snow on the Langeberg mountains surrounding Swellendam. We were starting to get worried that our weather spells weren't up to scratch! But Friday and Saturday we had blue skies, sunshine and snow-capped mountains - perfect weather! Moonshadow was buzzing with visitors from all over the place who had lots of fun shopping and exploring our various Bohemian displays and activities. Continue reading

  • Big Bee Countdown

    Big Bee

    At long last, the Big Bee festival is almost upon us. Moonshadow is buzzing getting everything ready for the Bohemian Event we'll be hosting on 9 and 10 August. Continue reading

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