#Paradiselife Category

A new beginning in Knysna

So here I find myself in Knysna. Lucky me. Apparently, I am now living in one of the most loved…

Long-awaited Roadtrip

I have been threatening to go on this road trip to the Cape for many years. So finally Fiona, my…

My Bee-hind

I completely forgot that it is international bee day on Thursday the 20th of May. Maybe it might bee beecause…

Ilifu (cloud) creatures

Mzozo, my gardener has been such a blessing to us here at Ilifu. We only employ him for one day…

Morning Market Normality

Even though the Hogsback Under the Oaks Morning Market has been going since December, I have only ventured back to…

Bee-(w)itched

I have had an ongoing long love-hate relationship with my bees. They have been with me from the start when…

Cows, bees, spiders, monkeys and magic

#ParadiseLife at the moment is a mixture of awe, awesomeness and awe-fulness all rolled into one. It resembles the best and…

A cow story #paradiselife

In Hogsback we don’t chase cars or pavements, we chase cows. These four legged, agile, garden trampling, flower gobbling, leather…

Mud slinging and thank you’s- another day in paradise

After months of rain and more rain, Hogsback, as I have mentioned before, is completely water logged. This means my…

Bees and gardens- another day in paradise

After the gentle evacuation of the two meter bee colony in the roof of Jaap’s place, my cottage looked like…