October 16, 2019

This is the second year that we decided to end of Heritage Week with a Sunday picnic & music in the garden.  Thank you to everyone that joined us, I really hope you had a wonderful day and somehow experienced the spirit of South Africa with me.

A special thank you the the Radio Kalahari Orkes for once again joining us and spoiling us with your amazing talents.  

Let's do it ag...

  For me, most of life begins and ends with the celebration of food. These days I must say, adding the odd gin and tonic, or exploring an old vintage cocktail, or a precisely paired wine with the mood of the affair adds a certain depth to most of the celebrations, but nothing, nothing gets past the food…! 

  I am an Afro-Boer. An African Traveller is who I am and what I love...

May 9, 2019

Another lovely cocktail recipe for the winter!

Just cold enough to enjoy on a Winter's afternoon, but not too cold.

April 15, 2019


1 tot Tequila (Good quality!)

1 tot Cointreau Liqueur

1/2 tot lime cordial

1 tot lemon syrup

4 block of ice

mix together in a shaker very well for at least 2 minutes 

the ingredients must be ice cold and slightly diluted by the ice

run a wedge of lemon around the rim of the glass

turn upside down onto a plate of salt 

make sure the rim gets well salted

Lemon Syrup:

1/3 cup lemon...

February 25, 2019

Interview with Rachelle Cilliers - The Keeper of Books… 

Recently moving in some stock onto the shelves of her new book store, she was called upon in the passing to explain what she is all about!

Wie is Rachelle?

’n “Afgetrede”, ’n vrou en ma met ’n BCom Rek Honeurs, ge-”artikel”, ge-“oudit”, ge-”finansieële” bestuur - opsigself ’n rekenmeester  - dis van hier dan die naam: The Bo...

May 2, 2018

the daylight has been sleeping a little bit later every morning it seems…

the sun slightly softer, thinner, and a little less protruding – almost as if preparing for hibernation

driving up the road I can see the shimmer of red and gold starting to shake down from the tips of the trees…

the air slightly sweaked with a bite of freshness when opening up shop

we are harvesting radishes b...

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