Life on the farm is full of surprises. It does not matter how well you plan your days or your weeks
This is a Blog about raising our kids on a game farm and lodge in South Africa. It is about trying to run the lodge, earn a living, get the kids to school and coping with life in general. I did this by creating bedtime stories and telling them to the kids. I created these… Continue reading About this Blog
While I was pregnant for the first time, we “inherited” a lodge. This was the beginning of a wonderful adventure for us. The event reminded me of the movie “Out of Africa” and the famous quote by Karen Blixen: “I had a farm in Africa……” Subscribe to our Blog
I met my husband at the University of Port Elizabeth in 1990. We were both studying there, but found out that we were both from the old Transvaal, where we attended high schools in Pretoria almost adjacent to each other. As mentioned this is a long story, but the short version, we finally got married… Continue reading A long story
As a child I often wrote and told stories. I loved to tell stories to the netball team and Voortrekker squad as we travelled to go and play games in other towns or go camping. I also wrote down many short stories, but over time I became self-conscious, especially since I am a bit dyslexic… Continue reading There once was a little girl who lived at Hanlin Lodge ….
Bushveld Surroundings Situated in the lush Bushveld of the Waterberg area, Hanlin Lodge was established to give visitors who enjoy nature the opportunity to relax in comfort in Bushveld surroundings. Our aim is to offer guests the opportunity to take that much needed break from the hectic demands of today's lifestyle. We offer you a… Continue reading Situated in the lush Bushveld