Author Archives: Sonette Barnardt

Markgoed in die Woud/In the Forest

Markgoed in die Woud  /  Markgoed in the Forest Ek en Jean het ‘n wonderlike en spesiale tyd gedeel met die beplanning, voorbereiding en aanbieding van Markgoed in die Woud.  Baie koppies koffie, praat, planne maak, idees uitruil, lag en harde … Continue reading

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Simondium Ideas

Simondium Vintage   Ons het weer deelgeneem aan die jaarlikse Vintage Mark by Simondium – heerlik en interessant!!  Alles en almal het saamgespeel, tot die weer het sy beste kan uitgehaal en gewys.  Perfekte dae, sonskyn, wind- en reenloos en … Continue reading

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Driefontein

Driefontein – “best kept secret” Ons het weer ‘n heerlike luilekker Sondagmiddag by Driefontein in die Overberg spandeer.  Die rit soontoe met die hemelse berge, blou lug en koringlande doen iets vir my siel. Herman en Phillipus het gekook en … Continue reading

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Strand Trading Post – Just in time for Christmas

Strand Trading Post C/o Main and Aerodrome Rode Strand  021 8536619     Just in time for Christmas   Die containers is uitgepak!!! Na ‘n paar oponthoude (sterk winde wat die skip ‘n week vertraag het in die hawe, doeane, … Continue reading

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Markgoed met Witgoed

MARKGOED MET WITGOED   Ons het vir 4 dae ‘n wonderlike wit fees gevier:  Markgoed met Witgoed … wonderlike mense, wonderlike weer, wonderlike goed!!!  Daar was ‘n feestelike atmosfeer – dit was ‘n uitbarsting van lig – na ‘n baie … Continue reading

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Strand Trading Post

STRAND TRADING POST C/o Main and Aerodrome Road Strand 021 8536619 . . It is that time of the year again!!!  Dave and Patrys unpacked the container that arrived from Europe.  I had such a wonderful time – appreciating all the … Continue reading

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Vintage Ideas

VINTAGE IDEAS   Simondium Markgoed was part of the annual Vintage Fair at Simondium Lodge situated between Paarl and Franschoek.  We had fabulous 3 days – interacting with fellow exhibitors and meeting passionate Vintage Lovers!     . We had … Continue reading

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Vintage Ideas

It’s been a while since I posted on my blog …. I really don’t want it to become a bad habit!!!!  … which doesn’t mean I haven’t been busy!  We had a mini pop-up shop at the wonderful Flowers in … Continue reading

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Christmas Wishes

      “In life, there will always be many paths to follow; I  hope you always choose the right one … if  you give a part of yourself to life, the part you receive back will be so much … Continue reading

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Kersfees kom

. Somerkersfees Liriek:  Koos du Plessis   welkom o stille nag van vrede onder die suiderkruis wyl stemme uit die ou verlede oor sterrevelde ruis   Kersfees kom, Kersfees kom gee aan God die eer skenk ‘n helder somerkersfees aan … Continue reading

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Go French Again

                  STRAND TRADING POST GO FRENCH  . . Dave en Patrys het sopas hul nuwe container vanaf Frankryk en Belgie uitgepak en hul deure oopgegooi vir ons.  Watter voorreg om sulke pragtige … Continue reading

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Markgoed: Karoo Chateau – Dankie

                    MARKGOED:  KAROO CHATEAU . . Ons het heerlik saam met julle gekuier tussen die Karoo en die Franse platteland!  Ons het baie nuwe vriende gemaak, ou vriende weer raakgeloop, koffie … Continue reading

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MARKGOED: KAROO CHATEAU

. . . . . . MARKGOED:  Karoo Chateau Save the date 17 – 20 Oktober 2012 Hoogenhoutstraat 4 Somerset-Wes  Markgoed:  Karoo Chateau is om die draai (in die mooie Oktobermaand) en ek is opgewonde om julle meer te vertel oor … Continue reading

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My Happy Place

                  ” Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier.  Be the living expression of God’s Kindness:  Kindness in your face, Kindness in your eyes, Kindness in your smile” … Continue reading

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GO FRENCH

.  . . . . . . STRAND TRADING POST . . . A FEW WORDS . . . LOTS TO SEE . . . . . . I was so excited to see Dave and Patrys’s newly renovated shop.   They converted the … Continue reading

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Mad about . . . Suzette’s house

. . . . . . . A face is like the outside of a house, and most faces, like most houses, give us an idea of what we can expect to find inside Loretta Young . . . . … Continue reading

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Vintage Wedding

  . It is such a happiness when good people get together – and they always do Jane Austen . Jeanie and Quintus Deacon celebrated their marriage on the beautiful farm, Natte Valleij, on the 21st of April. . . . … Continue reading

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Out of the hands of an artist

. . . . . . Inspiration out of the hands of an artist . . . . . . . . . . . . IWAN LABUSCHAGNE . . . . . . Art is the most intense mode … Continue reading

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DELOS

. . . S T O C K P I L E   B E A U T I F U L M O M E N T S Write them down, keep a photo, keep a record in your computer.  … Continue reading

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Absolutely Fabulous

.     .     .  A B S O L U T E L Y    F A B U L O U S Dirkie Uys Street,  Somerset West . Another Gem in Somerset West . Some time ago while I was doing  “bargain … Continue reading

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pajamas & jam

& Vinkel en Koljander – die een is nes die ander!!! Sandra en haar twee dogters,  Natasha en Melissa is ‘n talentvolle span en daar vloei baie kreatiewe bloed in  hul are!!  Ek het hulle “raakgesnuffel” op een van my vele … Continue reading

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EASTER

  Five Simple Rules For Happiness: .       Free your heart from hatred .       Free your mind from worries .       Live simply .       Give more .       Expect less . . . . . . . . . . EASTER . . … Continue reading

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To Mannequins … with love

    A women Women is Mother … Women is Sister … Women is Gran maa … Women is Friend … Women is Family … Women is Nation … A women is Loveable goodes … With goodness … OTTERI SELVAKUMAR … Continue reading

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WIT

Wit is die water en blind is die maan, en bly is die paar wat gearmd daar gaan. Versilwerde bome ruis in die laan Wit is die water En blond is die maan. . Wit is die water en bleek … Continue reading

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Patrys’s Pretty Pretty house

Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in your life who WANT you in theirs; the ones who ACCEPT you for who you are. The ones who would DO ANYTHING to see you SMILE and who LOVE you no matter … Continue reading

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Markgoed

Live with intention. listen hard. practice wellness. play with abandon. laugh. choose with no regret. continue to learn. appreciate your friends. do what you love. – MARY ANNE RADMACHER . . . I am a C O L L E … Continue reading

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