Special People Category

July 4, 2021

Ode to a Gentleman (RIP Ben)

If we can sit down and write down ONE WORD that summarises our life here on earth, what would it…

Goodbye dearest doctor Johan (RIP)

Dr Johan was like an angel sent to us up here in Hogsback. We have been praying for a doctor…

Joy-ous Eight

One of the biggest joys in my life is that of being a Gaggie. This prestigious name is derived from…

Ode to an unsung heroine

Today is Elsa Steyn’s birthday. She is one of the many special angels in my life. Her superpower is her…

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…

Celebrating the value of (a) woman

Yesterday we had a high tea in Hogsback to celebrate the value of woman, all woman, but especially  one woman who has…

What does it mean to be a mentor?

One of my most inspiring mentors, Tony Carr, is having a Big Splash this weekend (although I would imagine the water…

Happy Birthday Ellie

“For there is no friend like a sister, in calm or stormy weather, to cheer one on the tedious way,…

What it means to be 50!!

Hier is ‘n slideshow vir Ellie sodat sy kan prepare vir die volgende 50… Die fotos van haar verjaarsdag fees…

Ellie – Wie is sy???

Happy Birthday Ellie from Maggie Verster