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…

‘n Terugblik op ‘n nie-so-plastiekvrye-Julie.

To my English-speaking followers, thank you for popping in. I blog about a sustainable lifestyle in Afrikaans because I feel there are not nearly enough Afrikaans voices for the environment.  Ek weet hierdie artikel moes al ‘n week gelede op die blog gewees het. Ek moes egter my brose wens-ek-was-100%-nulvullis-ego bymekaarskraap om hierdie te skryf.…

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…

Plastiekvrye Julie – Week 1

So week 1 van Plastiekvrye-Julie is verby. Neem jy deel? Volg jy die uitdaging op sosiale media? Hoe was week 1 vir jou? Wat was jou hoogte- en laagtepunte? Op my 4 spesifieke voornemens was ek suksesvol vir week 1. Lees oor hulle hier. Klik op die skakel – Voornemens Ek het geen plastiekwaterbottels, weggooibare…

Skryf Safari – Hoekom blog ek?

Kom ons begin by die begin. Ek het in ‘n wildreservaat in die Oos-Vrystaat gewoon toe ek begin skryf het. (Ons het intussen getrek na ‘n plaas net buite Bloemfontein in die Brandfort distrik.)Kliek gerus op die skakels om die stories te sien. Good bye Eastern Freestate Welcome to Bakoorvlakte So, om terug te kom…