When my husband and I arrived in the Free State in April 2012, things were difficult for me. I grew up in Pretoria, then worked in Nylstroom for some time, moved to Hoedspruit, where I got married to my husband and we moved to the Eastern Free State […]
We live with two permanent pets. An Australian Cattle Dog, called Tikka and a beautiful ginger cat, called Felix. Tikka is a very active and very loving dog. He is now 2,3 years . He loves chasing warthog and springbuck, going on game drives and stealing game meat […]
Yesterday afternoon my sister-in-law and her husband came to visit and we went on a game drive. Even though the trees are getting leaves, the bush is still very, very dry and we are praying for rain. Here are some pictures of the farm and the buffaloes we […]
Today I made up a recipe for cookies with common ingredients in low carb/high fat cookies. After I made them, I put them in the refrigerator to set and went shopping. Shopping takes some time, since the closest decent grocer is 60km away. Nevertheless, when I came back […]
I just want to share these images of wildlife we find in our garden, blessings to my everyday life.
My post about the Tarragon yesterday inspired this recipe. Purple Onion, Butternut & Tarragon Omelette Ingredients: Eggs to make the omelettes 1/2 Purple onion, sliced 1/4 of a small butternut, diced into small blocks 4 Strips of shoulder bacon, diced into small blocks 2 twigs of fresh tarragon Mascarpone […]