Category: Everything written in English

Goodbye Free State… Yes, we are moving

Just a short update. After spending 6 1/2 years in the Free State, South Africa we have decided to move to a completely new area. A new adventure is calling. For the next few weeks, I will be a bit more quiet than usuall as we pack and move. When the unpacking is done my…

Country People – Meet Janine Joubert from Jeffreysbay, Eastern Cape

Meet Janine Joubert, mother of two and wildlife videographer.  I met Janine a couple of years ago when she visited the previous farm where my husband and I were working and really enjoyed her bubbly personality and her love for the wildlife on this beautiful continent we live on. Where do you work and live?…

Country People – Meet Villiers Steyn from Hoedspruit, Limpopo

Meet Villiers Steyn, professional photographer and photographic safari guide. My first impression of Villiers was through articles he wrote when he was a journalist for the Go!/Weg! magazine. I always really enjoyed his articles. It was also a recent article in the Africa Geographic Magazine that prompted me to interview him for my Country People…

Country People – Meet Maddie, a small person living a country life.

Meet Maddie from the Midlands. This one is for the Instagrammers, Maddie started following me on Instagram and that is how I got introduced to this lovely little person. Where do you live? I am fortunate enough to live on a large commercial potato farm based in the KZN Midlands underneath the Drakensberg mountains. I…

Country People – Meet Liaan Lategan

Meet Liaan Lategan – Tourguide and Wild Wonders of Southern Africa Youtuber. In my Country-People feature, I would not only like to introduce you to people who live in the country but also those who play different roles in the country and generally make it a more enjoyable place. Liaan is one of those people,…

The Sable Hide Sleepover Experience

Last week I finally did something which I have had on my bucket list forever. That is, to sleep over in the Sable sleepover hide near Phalaborwa gate in the Kruger National Park. We went camping with friends in Kruger and they managed to secure a booking for a sleepover in the Sable Dam Hide.…

Country People – Meet Colleen Black from Mazabuka, Zambia.

Meet Colleen Black, follower of Christ, wife, zero waste enthusiast and expat       I have been following Colleen’s inspirational journey since I read about her Zero-waste lifestyle in a Go, Platteland Magazine in 2015.  What a perfect person to start of this Category, celebrating Country People in this month of Plastic-Free July. Where…