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IT'S EASY & FUN TO USE Annie Sloan © CHALK PAINT TO TRANSFORM OLD FURNITURE

Join us at one of our workshops this September, and learn the following techniques:

Preparation before painting
The Wash (‘limewash’ effect)
Professional Smooth finish
2-Colour Distressed finish… 154 more words

The Overberg

The Breakdown: South Africa

Exchange Rate: $1 Canadian = 9.78 South African Rand

Overall
South Africa was the first time either of us had stepped foot on the African continent, and it was with a combination of excitement and trepidation that we touched down. 1,218 more words

Travel

Two hikes I have recently enjoyed in the mountains near Stanford

I try not to miss any opportunity to do a hike in the mountains near Stanford. For two of the trails I have enjoyed this winter, the Waterfall Trail at Fynbos Retreat and a hike across a high ridge on Boschkloof Farm see… 11 more words

Gansbaai

Breathless in the Giants' Playground

Living on the False Bay coast, the annual migration of Southern Right whales to our warmer waters to mate and calve is easy to take for granted.  184 more words

Photography

The Sentry

Keeping watch – Hermanus harbour

Photography

Happy as a pig in the mud

When a local exclaims, ‘I love this bookshop!’ you know you are doing something right.  Your greatest critics are often those closest to home.  Brigitte Sabbe has grown up in Hermanus and over the past thirty years has witnessed the dramatic change from fishing village to a bustling hotspot on the tourist map. 78 more words

Hemingways Of Hermanus

Whales visit False bay and @CapeTown as well, you know !

One thing that really ticks me off at this time of year, is the amount of time I spend explaining to visitors that we have Whales and Dolphins in False Bay and along the coastline to Cape Town, and that you really don’t have to go to Hermanus to see them. 566 more words

Nature And Conservation