Where we live

A brief impression:

Norval Museum (an impression)

Fairly new in the suburb Tokai (Cape Town) is the Norval Museum. It’s where (so it advertises itself) ‘Art, Architecture & Nature meet’. It’s a wonderful experience; worthwhile the effort. However one remark: when we looked it up on their website it stated that the admission fee was R 50.00 pp and when we, the …

At the opening of an extra-ordinary exhibition

Fine Art photographer Kali van der Merwe exhibiting in Grande Provence in Franschhoek. An impression in high contrast Black and White.  

Architecture: Impression of The Forest Lodge at Grootbos

(Grootbos is a private nature reserve near Stanford in the Overberg region in the Western Cape, South Africa)

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 …

Reflection in the bathroom

And this, ladies and gentlemen, is a HDR-fusion impression of the reflection of the sliding door to the outdoor shower in the door of the indoor shower. How about that?

Black and white impression of last Saturday’s Horse- and Dog Shows

After the rain

See also previous posting (The hidden power of H2O). An impression:

Prototype of a wooden Handbag

Some years ago, during our previous life at Soekershof, we managed some workshops on our farm where local artisans had the opportunity to hone their skills. Some beautiful things were created such as the huge wire baobab tree for the South African embassy in Berlin (Germany). Visitors from around the globe saw the people at …

The Last Resort

An imaginary based on an impression of a day outing of one of the local pre-primary schools in our village. They went, by boat, to The Last Resort at the outskirts of Stanford. The Last Resort is a place where children are engaged in ‘play with nature’. It’s entertaining and educational; certainly better than a …