Tag: Stories

An explosion of colour and textures greets you in Richard’s little corner of Swellendam at the Patchwork Studio. Lovingly curated Donovan is creating an artwork, a centre to uplift his community, a place of empowerment and education, a home for…

“Creating a life that reflects your values and satisfies your soul is a rare achievement. In a culture that relentlessly promotes avarice and excess as the good life, a person happy doing his own work is usually considered an eccentric,…

If you live in and around Swellendam, then there is a very good chance that you have met this wonderfully, kind human being. The English lady with the mischievous twinkle in her eye. Always radiating vibrant energy that crescendos on…

It feels like the most beautiful privilege to throw a few items into your backpack on a Monday morning, lace up your boots and walk out of your front door and up the road, through a forest and onto a…

Swellendam Friends Live Local Sunrise Mountain Marloth Nature Reserve Hike Hiking Sun Atelier

I’d always dreamt of something more, more than the hum and buzz of the city-machine, more than the endless waiting in traffic, waiting for approval, waiting for payday for building someone else’s dream, waiting for Friday, waiting in lines, waiting…