“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.” ― Masanobu Fukuoka So, the seed for the Green Town Project has been buried in my brain for a long time, but I’m sure that you’re wondering how we actually implement this idea to grow food in, Read More
Don’t tell my wife, but I’ve fallen in love again. This is my new girlfriend and her name is Felicity. I was woken up in the early hours of Sunday morning (14th of September 2014) by a call from Dr Bool Smuts telling me that a leopard had been captured on a farm in Baviaanskloof., Read More
Sometimes the simple things in life puts a smile on my face: A decent cup of coffee in the morning. Playing in the garden with my lightie. A fish that finally takes my bait. A beautiful sunset after a long day… And (really) good potato salad. Have this with snoek, cajun calamari or just, Read More
For the Batter You’ll need: 4 cups of flour ½ a cup of sugar a drizzle of sunflower oil 4 – 5 free-range or organic eggs about a litre of milk First up, make a batch of pancake batter. Put the flour, sugar and sunflower oil into a mixing bowl, make a well in, Read More
My crew and I work really hard when we’re filming on the road…but it’s always important to make time to step back and take in where you are. Getting a wheelbarrow fire going and sipping on a cool sundowner normally does the trick. This was on Tania Harrison’s farm in Merweville, Karoo.
The time that I am most excited is when I’m on the road and all I can see in front of me is a vanishing point. Literally on the road in this case – I love it!