Traffic jam in the country side

Lifestyle in the country side

Some city people love the outdoors so much that they buy a secluded small holding in the country. Here a few of the many around our village.

A cultural evening

The neighbour asked us if we were interested in the performance of her grandson at the cultural evening of the Montessori School in nearby Hermanus. Why not? Nice neighbours and out in the country side we can use some ‘culture’… So we went yesterday evening … I must admit that I wasn’t all that enthusiastic …

The Pursuit Race

Every now and than our street functions as a race track. Although 40 kmh is the speed limit and with stop signs at a few crossings there are always those people who don’t care. This picture shows a suppliers truck chased by a pick-up truck (‘bakkie’) with farm labourers crowded in the cargo-hold. It was …

Always drive slowly in the country

Sometimes I notice holiday makers rushing from one place to the other. They miss a lot and are sometimes even a danger for all that’s alive. Maybe it’s my age, I don’t know, but I drive in rural pace in the country side and enjoy. There are always surprises like earlier this week. Live and …

Once upon a time…..

…. in a time when there were less speed-maniacs from Cape Town and Gauteng on the rural roads of South Africa, Frikkie and his wife Riana, so goes the story and South Africans are good story-tellers, drove in leisurely pace their Sunday afternoon ride through the country-side. The car was old, rattling and shaking a …