Monthly Archives: May 2011

A real fire and three cows

Last week we really did experience a real fire.  A duvet was left lying against a light which was really hot and the whole bed caught alight.  Sean managed to get the bed out the windows and put it out (thankfully … Continue reading

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Witkrans goes up in smoke

The weather was overcast.  We have had plenty of rain, enough rain to soak down about 2 metres to cause a short in our main electricity cable as our gardener managed to damage the wire when gardening and has left us with no electricity for … Continue reading

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The tragedy of the vines

It all started at a wine evening at Grootbos in 2007.  After far too many glasses of excellent Hermanus Pietersfontein wine, we together with our neighbors, the Burgers, decided that this wine making thing could not be too difficult.  So the next … Continue reading

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