Author Archives: elspeth

New Look Frida’s View

At last we are up and running again with an even more lovely Frida’s View Cottage. There are several subtle changes, so come and experience it yourself.

Olivia’s Secret happy guest

This was a review written by a guest last week

Forest Camp

Our new campsite is ready for business and the birds you hear there are absolutely amazing.

Frida’s View progress

Building is going on well at the site. But certainly won’t be done by Christmas..

New Products in the Glass Shop

Our daughter, Franci, is a talented artist and has now introduced wonderful coasters for sale in the shop. They will make very useful and novel gifts and useful to have at home also.

Frida’s View – makeover

Lots of action at Frida’s View during lockdown. We’ve ripped out the steel cottage pane windows and are busy making lovely large wooden frames. As soon as they are varnished we’ll put them in and be ready for business. But … Read More

Coral Tree Campsite update

In the February edition of Caravan and Outdoor Life an article appeared about the campsite. Richard van Ryneveld has stayed at the campsite before and offered to do another article, which was very enthusiastic and complimentary. But the best is … Read More

The Campsite and Lockdown

The one thing about Lockdown is that the campsite was looking lonely so we went up to braai there – what a special place. We are very lucky to live in such a beautiful place.

New lights from the Art Glass Shop

I was asked to design a set of light fittings for an exhibition. Here are the results.

Avocado Blossoms

The recent rain was a boost for the blossoms on the avocado trees – after just harvesting the avocados the trees need all the help they can get to prepare for the next season.