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Jemma Thorpe

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Jemma grew up on a farm in the Midlands Meander in Kwa-Zulu Natal and studied at the University of Cape Town. With little bush experience but with many hours of au pairing, teaching English and forming a love for travel, Jemma found herself ...

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This is so special Jemma. Lovely memories and history. I love the Londolozi choir. It is one of the highlights of my visits.

Connie–always smiling–ever patient as she explains the ingredients of her delicacies!
Connie + Anna–a remarkable team which has become so sophisticated over the years but which has never lost touch with its roots.

See you in 6 weeks!

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Congratulations to Connie on your 25th anniversary at Londolozi. Here’s to South Africa’s most beautiful location and to the country’s most wonderful people.

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Oh well done, twenty five years is amazing with any employer

Congratulations, Connie!

Congratulations Mamma Connie and congratulations to Londolozi for having such a great cook and good person. We always put on weight after a visit to Londolozi and love every minute of it! Victoria

What a lovely tribute to Mama Connie. She certainly deserves your kind words after 25 years of service. One thing I can attest to is the quality of meals served at Londolozi, from the delicious rusks begging to be rescued from the glass jar in my room to the tasty, spicy shrimp salad offered at lunch one day….. can hardly wait to return!! I’m sure Mama Connie and team will be serving up a new array of amazing and creative meals.

Congratulations Connie. Lovely memories.

Congratulations, Mama Connie! We were benefactors of your wonderful cooking and baking last September. (I gained 7 pounds!). You have a contagious smile that we hope to see again one day!

Congrats Mama Connie 🙂 Your food is always delicious!

Congratulations Mama Connie. A wonderful achievement!

Very nice story Jenna … “ubunto ” personified!

Beautiful story and incredible legacy

Congratulations Connie! Hope to hear more stories from you on our next visit! We are sure you loving the new kitchen!

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