Monthly Archive: May, 2016

The welcoming Free State

This post is a ‘thank you’ for a little girl I know in Bloemfontein called Isabelle. It was her mum’s birthday breakfast today and I was lucky enough to go along. Last night… Continue reading

Renovator Ron

We are three weeks into our major house renovation. Everything is covered in a fine layer of brick dust. You empty out the washing basket (not that the washing machine is necessarily working)… Continue reading

Origami, heatwaves and brickdust

The calm before the storm….     These were my last bits of decoration before we emptied our living area and kitchen – they’re made by the fair hands of my lovely friend… Continue reading

Are You Syrious?

…Talking of women with a passion…. My mate Fiver was in Jo’burg recently and she was riding on the crest of a creative wave which culminated in her first solo art exhibition. It… Continue reading

Unsung heroes

I learnt an Afrikaans phrase the other day, “Hy suit aan die agterspeen” which means “He sucks on the hind teat”. In other words he’s the ‘runt of the litter’, getting insufficient nutrition… Continue reading