Tag: Vermaaklikheid

  • Andries, the honey distiller

    Vermaaklikheid doesn’t have much in the way of shops, or anything other than the river, but the shop I went to for milk was happy to open up when I arrived.  And we started chatting — with the shopkeeper and her husband, Andries.  Had I ever tasted distilled honey, he asked?   He’s been working […]

  • Vermaaklikheid – the perfect getway?

    I first heard about Vermaaklikheid when a neighbour went there every year on holiday and swore it was the perfect holiday destination.  And then, more recently, I discovered that three architect friends had bought homes there — Hirsch Fish, Graham Parker and Paul Andrew — and that piqued my interest.  It must be special to…