Tag: Lifestyle

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…

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?…

‘n Vroegoggend-Warmlugballonvaart oor die Blyde Rivier.

In die jaar 2011 het ek in die Vallei van die Olifants gewerk. Dis nou, net buite Hoedspruit, teen die oewer van die Blyde rivier en die hange van die Drakensberg, met ‘n mooi uitsig oor Mariepskop. Binne my eerste paar weke daar het een oggend wakker geword van ‘n vreemde blaas geluid reg bo…

Summer Birding at Bakoorvlakte

I am a lover of summer. If I was a bird, I would definitely be some kind of migrant. Not only do I love the heat, the sun and the abundance of growth, but I also love travelling. I’d love to be flying where the sun is shining. I am still a little bit in…

Raising a Spotted Hyena – Part 3

This is the story of Crocuta continued. At around 8/9 months old, Crocuta was still living in and around camp with us. At this point I did not allow her in our house anymore, but on the odd occasion she did come in, she was like a happy child. Jumping on couches and bookshelves and…

About Coffee and the Bloem Coffee Expo

How many ways are there to enjoy a cup of coffee? A thousand probably.  Alone, to wake up in the morning, at lunch with a friend, over a good conversation, in a meeting, quickly at work or a firm favourite, in a coffee cafe, with the buzz of people all around you and that familiar…

Wat is ‘n Nul-Vullis Lewe?

Zero-waste, geen vullis, vullis-vry. Vullis pla my nog my hele lewe lank. Ek kan goed onthou hoe ek in die laerskool ‘n “bende” gestig het wat natuurbewaring moes doen. Pouse moes almal vullis optel op die skoolveld. Nodeloos om te sê, dit het nie baie lank gehou nie, want wie wil nou vullis optel as…