Category Archives: Love and Life

Sunset Villas, Velddrif, West Coast, South Africa


I had the pleasure recently to have a business appointment with the owners of this self-catering resort on the beautiful West Coast region of South Africa.  They also run an adventure resort, where you can get real down and dirty … Continue reading

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The Farmhouse Hotel, Langebaan


One of my favourite spots here.  The serenity and calm, complimented by a good glass of South African Wine, and a cheese platter that includes all the favorites. like Brie, Camembert, Gouda, Blue Rock and preserved fig, and a magnificent … Continue reading

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A love letter to my man


My darling Kobus, tomorrow will be two years that we said “I do” under the arch in the garden of De Oude Werf in Riebeeck West.  We decorated the arch with flowers from the garden of the guest-house, remember?  Firstly … Continue reading

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I did not make it to midnight – 2014


The small bottle of champagne I chilled for myself, was empty at around 11.15 pm, and Prince Charles and Camilla even started to look quite attractive there on the Royal Variety show on television just before I sank into a … Continue reading

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A Christmas night – 2013


O goodness, hard to believe another Christmas has come and gone. I was so proud of all my cooking, but those close to me would know that I actually hate it!! Reason is simple: within minutes, all the hours of … Continue reading

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X-factor addicts!!


You know there is not too much going on on the farm, when you, and the kids visiting from Cape Town (nogal!), are all up before sunrise to see the finale of the X-factor! Although I love Alex and Sierra, I … Continue reading

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Life on a farm includes kamikaze pilots!!


I woke up this morning, disoriented, not sure if I am dreaming I am ducking bombs at Pearl Harbor, or whether there was some crazed pilot hell-bent on committing suicide by flying into my house!  As Kobus had just left … Continue reading

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