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            Circles, spirals and themes!

            Something happened on Friday that reminded me of similar events in my life.  I was struck again by the way life happens in circles.  Or is it spirals?  Going ever deeper? When I was a young mother with a career … Continue reading

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            Nostalgia

            So… we were away for a couple of weeks.  Our first proper break in eighteen months.  We had a lovely lady, Florrie Du Pisanie, taking care of things with the help of our wonderful  staff – Xolile and Siyanda.  A … Continue reading

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            Romantic Notions – Living the Dream

            Living here, deep in the fynbos, I realize people don’t know what it means to live off the grid. I was one who dreamed of helping the planet by living off the land! Such were my romantic notions that my … Continue reading

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            Our little piece of Overberg paradise

            Our little piece of Overberg paradise, Fynbos Retreat, is  fondly referred to as “Nature’s Breakaway” in our marketing material. That is truly what this place is about. A place to get away from it all to enjoy peace and tranquillity … Continue reading

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            Easter at Fynbos Retreat

            We had a really wonderful Easter weekend at Witvoets Kloof.  There were ten children altogether in the three units. So the place rang with the happy (and sometimes not so happy!) sounds of children being children… The volleyball net was … Continue reading

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            First impressions -of dams and cupcakes and such things

            Ever since I came to live (and work) here at Witvoets Kloof I have wanted to write about my first impressions of this lovely place. I often drove past the sign on the main road between Stanford and Gansbaai ( … Continue reading

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