I am fortunate enough to live in one of the most vibrant and lively areas in the country. Formerly thought of as sleepy and slow; this is no longer the case. The Midlands is fast growing into a vibrant network of up and coming artists, eateries, bars, and artisanal craft producers. Creative resurgence If you […]Continue Reading
A Farmstall in a Railhouse on a winding road. Sheryl Crow reckons ‘everyday is a winding road’. I reckon she is a Midlands girl at heart, because here, we have lots of winding roads arranged side by side with rolling hills and fields dotted with cattle. And the railway. Always the railway. The intersection between […]Continue Reading
Sipping coffee, sitting on the deck watching a freight train pull off on one side, while vehicles head up the old R103 road to their respective adventures, I figure it is a fitting start to a new year. Somewhat transitory. And yet a trendy new take on an older space is where I find myself. […]Continue Reading
Hilton is growing. It isn’t the village it used to be. To that I say, yep, it is better. We have all sorts of services and products that are growing like beanstalks that help improve our lives. With the new year also comes New Year’s resolutions. I am not a huge fan of these, because […]Continue Reading
She sweeps from the crisp white sheets, enrobing herself in a luxurious white gown. Padding quietly onto an expansive wooden deck at Nambiti Plains to join the circle of life rising on the South African plains laid out before her. It is impossible to not wax lyrical when faced with the beating heart of our […]Continue Reading
A Riverside breakaway is exactly what was needed. Views of the water and stretching out across Durban city encompassing the Moses Mabidha stadium all lit up at night was just what I needed to spark excitement for the evening to come. Yes, there is an ulterior motive for the visit. That I am attending the […]Continue Reading
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