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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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knitting is the new yoga,but actually the inspirational topic for this blog post is—toilets!

Posted on May 16, 2014 | 2 comments

Knitting is the new yoga,but actually the inspirational topic for this blog post is—an issue with toilet seats! I doubt there is...

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It was a hoot to build the Fairview owl-house (Guest Blogger is our son Alex Benkenstein)

Posted on Mar 11, 2014 | 1 comment

This past December when I returned to my family’s home in George I had an overwhelming urge to take on a project. I’m all for...

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Broad Beans and Green Beans

Posted on Jan 7, 2014 | 0 comments

We have just harvested the first beans of the season. I just have to share  our daughter’s memories of harvesting beans with you:...

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How important is it to you that a Bed & Breakfast offers an evening meal?

Posted on Jan 1, 2014 | 1 comment

  If you have the time I would really appreciate a comment in answer to the question: How important is it to you that a Bed &...

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