Escape to the country

Leave the Wellington traffic behind and take the scenic country route known as the Bo-Hermon road; feel your shoulders relax and tension ease away. The quiet road will afford you the opportunity to notice the scenery on either side: vineyards, Charolais cows (sometimes with sparkling white newborn calves) Aberdeen Angus cattle, cultivated fields, farm dams, [...]

The Story of a Little House

In April 2017 I asked you, "Would you do it?" and was quite surprised by your warm response.  Heartened, I got stuck in with scrubbing brush, many, MANY buckets of water, scraper, paint brush and, gosh, at least 50 litres of paint! It has been a 15 month journey, single handed for most of the [...]

Would You Do It….?

We have a shed, a nice big shed we built in 2008 from the steel frame which once housed a tennis academy in Rondebosch. I remember landing on a cloudy, drizzly day at Cape Town International airport on the 10th of September 2001. It was the day before my birthday, also the day before that [...]