It’s wonderful to feel inspired, the ideas flow, mistakes are happy accidents and it all fits together. But that’s not the reality of most days. Some days the best you can do is just show up, so for days like that it’s helpful to have some inspiration stored away. I don’t want to knock the […]
Stanford on Mooiloop TV Mooiloop TV, an Afrikaans travel series on SABC2, recently showed two episodes about Stanford. It’s a lovely look at our very special village and its beautiful, interesting villagers. The second episode includes a few local artists including Sanette du Toit Upton, Charmaine Lacock, and me! Stanford artists Sanette du Toit Upton and Charmaine […]
Last Friday evening was the opening of my “Mother Nature” exhibition at Jeanne Retief’s hair studio in Stanford village. It was a beautiful evening, no wind, no rain. The ambience of the Stanford Sunset Market a few metres away on the village green and Papa Jer’s wonderful music drifting in on the evening air made it […]
I’m pleased to announce an upcoming solo exhibition in Stanford village, opening on Friday 25th March 2016 at 6pm. Full details here (or click the image above). Many thanks to Jeanne Retief for making it possible.
A year ago I was very new to Stanford and only got it together very last minute to sell my art at the Stanford Street Festival in 2014. My friend Sarah who makes Bee Balmy balms was going to be there and invited me to join her. I had a wonderful day, sold art, and […]
Starting in the middle (not at the beginning and not at the end!) Here we are. I find myself just outside the village of Stanford in the Overberg region of South Africa on a farm called Blue Moon. I’ve always wanted to live on a farm. Suddenly, a series of events set in motion […]