Category: Everything written in English

One Special Trailcam visitor.

I left my trail-cam at a spot close to our home in the bush. Probably less than 500 meters from my house. I wanted to see what animals are this close, but I also just left it out, because I was a little indecisive about where to put it. So I didn’t expect much.  There…

Country People – Meet Riekie Pretorius from Mabote, Mozambique

I had the privilege to meet this lovely lady and her family, last weekend. Let’s just say this, I thought I was being brave, moving to Mozambique to a farm that is already developed, until I read Riekie’s story. I hope you enjoy this introduction and do yourself a favour and go and pop in…

Trailcam Fun – My first trail-cam post from Mozambique.

When we first arrived, my husband and I weren’t sure what animals to expect here. We thought there won’t be much due to poverty and poaching. However, even though there definitely could be much more, we already saw way more than what we expected. I couldn’t wait to get my trail-cam out to see what lurks…

Country People – Meet Jaco Kruger, Plettenberg Bay

Meet Jaco Kruger Owner of Offshore Adventures, an entrepreneur with a passion for the ocean. I briefly got to meet Jaco, last year August, when a mutual friend organised for me to go with on a seal diving experience. Unfortunately, the weather turned fast on that day and we also saw quite a few Great…

A visit to Billfish Lodge, Inhassoro

On our first weekend of we took a trip to Inhassoro. My husband and I were both keen to go to the beach, as we haven’t been for a while. Friday afternoon, after work, we packed the car and were on our way. We were birdwatching. people watching and chatting as we drove and tried…

An update on settling into our new home in Mozambique

I can’t believe we have been in Mozambique for over a month already. Our new house is starting to feel like my home, our vegetables are growing slowly but surely and I can at least greet people in Portuguese. This past month has been lovely and busy.  I am constantly planting more vegetables and hope…

Country People – Meet Zoë Dednam, Vilanculos Mozambique

Even though I have recently moved and now live a bit closer to her now, Zoë is one of my Instagram finds. She lives in a beautiful and idyllic place and I have asked her a few questions to share with you. Where do you work/live?  My husband and I manage a private beach house…

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?…