Where would you go?

Where would you go if you could travel for a year, if you could choose twelve destinations anywhere in the world to spend a month in each? Sidney, Buenos Aires, Mumbai, Shanghai, Honolulu, San Francisco, London, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Tel Aviv, Addis Ababa, Havana? I have been ruminating about the twelve destinations ever since reading MeikeContinue reading “Where would you go?”

“A serious sense of humour”

“The cow took aim. She came straight at Walter. Everybody – the owner of the cow, Andre van Heerden; his farm workers; Walter’s friend Willem, who had come for the ride; each and every one froze. They all held their breaths. It was clear t…hat there was no way Walter could manage to get outContinue reading ““A serious sense of humour””

Healing Rhinos and Other Souls – How it all began

  …My thoughts wandered back to the first time I had met Walter. It had nothing to do with food, but with castrating two young horses. I was spending some time at a large cattle farm and horse-riding enterprise in the Waterberg, a remote area in the northern regions of the South African bushveld. Triple-BContinue reading “Healing Rhinos and Other Souls – How it all began”

“…then just do some good!”

“What is a fear of living? It’s being preeminently afraid of dying. It is not doing what you came here to do, out of timidity and spinelessness. The antidote is to take full responsibility for yourself – for the time you take up and the space you occupy. If you don’t know what you’re hereContinue reading ““…then just do some good!””

“HORiNg” – by JP Meyer

JP Meyer, one of my favourite local artists, created “HORiNg” for the Velvet Exhibition at the KKNK 2013 in Oudtshoorn. He says he would be delighted to donate the rhino work to any institution or organization that is working to save the rhino and that would also like to own it. Description of work: Long beforeContinue reading ““HORiNg” – by JP Meyer”