Blog - Page 4

Circles in a Forest Trail

Posted by Tessa on Wed June 4, 2014 in Things to do in and around Knysna!.

After weeks of seascape Friedel decided that today he needed a change of scenery! We packed a picnic lunch and headed off in the direction of Rheenendal. Our aim: to find elephants. Well, not really, although whenever we head into forest area I secretly wish that we would see a Knysna elephant!

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Marvellous Muffins!

Posted by Tessa on Tue May 6, 2014 in Hope Villa News.

For me there is nothing better for breakfast than a warm savoury muffin served with lashings of butter...

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It's a Bird's Life at Hope Villa

Posted by Tessa on Thu April 3, 2014 in Hope Villa News.

The call of the Cape Robin. Morning has broken at Hope Villa.

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My Weekend Visitor

Posted by Tessa on Thu March 27, 2014 in Hope Villa News.

Dani, my nephew, is coming for the weekend. So let me explain. Dani is 18. He is always hungry. To add to that he has just moved from the home comforts in Windhoek to his own digs in Stellenbosch. You know where I am going with this, don’t you?

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The Hope Villa Kids

Posted by Tessa on Tue March 18, 2014 in Hope Villa News.

Okay so we live in beautiful Knysna, and we have a beautiful house. What more could we want? Oh yes, and we have two beautiful kids. Well, perhaps not kids like your kids. Ours are furry, walk on all fours and speak a funny language. And like all proud parents, we like to document our kids lives. So let me introduce you to Mousey and Ratty. By the way, they chose us – we didn’t choose them...

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