Country living

The joy of spending time close to nature

Saving Tiffany

It’s Christmas morning in Wakkerstroom and delightfully it’s a little cooler than normal. We’re excited to spend the day with our friends Janet and John, who also have a house in the village. We’ve booked lunch at the Country Inn where our friends, Danny and Paula, are the accomplished chefs and owners. We’re in for …

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Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga: The early days (2001 – 2004)

We drove slowly through the sodden countryside marvelling at the rolling, green hills and the grazing flocks of white sheep. It felt like we were driving somewhere in England. Misty valleys and rich, dark soil. As we approached the village we passed weeping willow trees and a bubbling stream that spewed onto the expansive wetland …

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