New ventures and food on the road as we shed the kilo’s

New ventures and food on the road as we shed the kilo’s

When you wake up one morning and decide that enough is enough, those kilos have to come off, then you embark on a huge commitment, and a new way of life. That morning Fredo was thinking of a saying of Janey’s brother, Mick Westmoreland, who has been living in New...
Have you ever been to Grape Valley?

Have you ever been to Grape Valley?

There is a unique green patch in the Southern parts of Namibia where entrepreneurial farmers have claimed back part of the desert to start a grape growing business which today plays a huge role in the local economy. It is fondly called Grape Valley. To get there you...
Now Man crosses the sea in pumpkin

Now Man crosses the sea in pumpkin

In his career of covering news and other stories, Fredo has heard of some funny stories. Not so long ago we wrote about the exploits of the dung beetle, who has a unique navigation system. Since then Fredo has learnt that South African researchers have won...
Moving from De Hoop to Stilbaai

Moving from De Hoop to Stilbaai

One of the lasting memories of the De Hoop National Park, our first stop on our two week travel down South Africa’s south coast, was being rudely woken up by an intruder looking for food outside our Tourer.  Fredo jumped out of bed when he heard the noise, and when he...