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Farm Stories

What we found: A rundown farm

In the last post we described how it came to be that we made the crazy move from Observatory to this farm in the Swartland. Today’s post deals with what we found when we arrived, and some of the immediate challenges that awaited us.   Settling into the house First off we had to arrange…

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Fynbos Estate – How it began!

20 years ago Johan and I had a discussion in our house in Obs Cape Town. The daughter of a single mom friend, just scraping by financially, had for years dreamed of one day becoming an architect in Venice. And that day in Obs we heard that, by hook and crook, bursaries and exchange programs,…

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