Saturday, July 19, 2014

Learning From The Great

"Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm."
Winston Churchill

Do you think he knew about me :) 

Success in the making.


Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Happiness Is Right Under Your Nose


I've just come back from a bitterly cold weekend up the West Coast in Namaqualand. Howling winds, rain, icy temperatures and dramatic landscapes (some of what you can see on my instagram shots). But the most visual fun I had was with the smallest of things, and a new lens that allowed me get up really close and personal.






Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Stained Glass Window

Window at Oude Molen.

Every week I pass this beautiful chapel like window as I climb a set of narrow concrete stairs to the pottery studio and it never ceases to make me think of growth, fairy tales and prayers.

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow




There is a timelessness to some days that is hard to capture. A perfect winter Cape morning is such a thing. It should be savoured, rolled around tongue and eyeball. Lapped up and splashed in - enjoy.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Make Your Vote Count.


On Monday, as I went to collect my morning brew, Honest Chocolate's take on the elections made me smile and reflect on the state of out nations politics. What are our choices? How do they stand up to closer scrutiny? Who do I like best? Will they deliver?

As tweeted by Margeret Young...

The melting pot in-progress - literally.


And Maybe I shouldn't take it all so seriously and just watch how things develop as the politics
heat up :)

Have a bitter-sweet, weekend.

Saturday, April 5, 2014

"Slow Down, You Move Too Fast."

Autumn, the adagio of seasons has arrived. Where ochers, browns, golds, dusty moths and candles flicker, the air smells of woodsmoke and the damp settles in. Time to slow down and tuck up and
settle down after the helter skelter of summer...


I found this huge moth on the windowsill in my kitchen. I think it's called a hawk moth but it reminded me in colour of the change of seasons. We've just had heaps of rain and you can tell by the crispness of the air in the morning that summer is moving on.
Personally I think it's about time for a bit of red wine by the fire :)