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My favourite furniture store in the whole wide world

Posted on Aug 25, 2014 | 0 comments

When we lived in Namibia (1982 to 1995) no visit to the capital city of Windhoek was complete without a visit to  Weylandts.* As newlyweds...

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Slow-Roasted Tomato Soup (by guest blogger – Nelleke Elston)

Posted on Aug 2, 2014 | 0 comments

I’m huddled in front of the fireplace on a very cold and rainy June evening and the sound of the crackling fire and the hum of my laptop...

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No Show

Posted on Jun 28, 2014 | 0 comments

Bed and breakfasts and guest houses are often  run by the owners – in South Africa they  mostly have 5 or less rooms in the case of...

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Living in a listed building

Posted on Jun 12, 2014 | 0 comments

We bought Fairview in 1994 and took up the challenge to restore this historic George landmark. People often express their surprise that we...

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Room 4 after the 2013 renovation

Posted on May 31, 2014 | 0 comments

At the end of 2013 plans were approved for a new courtyard staircase. This meant that the old Room 3, which consisted of two interlinked...

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