Tag Archives: Porterville

About last night’s Netball Dance.

So we were sitting at our fire – around 5 o clock in the afternoon. Typical Saturday; Steve Hofmeyr singing in his coarse voice, tjoppies sizzling, boys kicking their rugby ball and Pipa running around filling our glasses with ice … Continue reading

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Gouda – a forgotten village

A mere 140km from Cape Town lies a quaint little village called Porterville.  That’s the place we’ve been calling home for the past 4 years.  During the first couple of months it was terrible. A real love-hate situation.  When you … Continue reading

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Winter Garden

Basil,  Roses, Oranges,  naartjies and lemons… Camomile, Parsley and Celery.  Colourful and fragrant, healthy and filled with winter goodness.   No wonder Butternut Soup is one of my current favourites – I love the zest that celery and oranges add to … Continue reading

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Steggie Tuin

Ek het sopas letterlik armsvol laventel gepluk. Daar is iets uiters bevredigend daaromtrent om met my snoeisker die tuin in te vaar en blomme te pluk vir die huis. Ek weet julle sal almal met my saamstem. Vanoggend, however, het … Continue reading

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