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Ile de pain open after a year of renovations. A minimalist, open space, with quirky touches that oozes quality, the essence of the artisanal bread and service.

‘What Could Have Been’, portrait of a homeless women. Perhaps a fitting title on the eve of the American election that is reverberating around the planet??.

Her gentleness, and beauty shinning through the hardships of her life. A glimpse of what could have been. In a different world.
The magic blue tape off my leg as my Achilles seems to have settled down into the gentle jogging. Which I’m sure is more difficult at low tide! Phantom Pass still a tough, but enjoyable cycle. Will need to get braver and venture beyond my current circuit.
With David and Heather visiting, an opportunity to visit KKB for their ‘Cook and Look’ evening. A feta phyllo parcel and tasty Thai chicken soup with chunks of coconut and crunchy green beans to start the evening. A starter of gurnard, with a roast beef main course. The wines from The Goose estate unexpected and delicious.
Busy time in the studio with a couple of small paintings heading to their new homes in the U.K. and Finland.

In his time Jan has been an electronics, nuclear and power system engineer, a strategist, a humanitarian and an artist. A career path linked by creativity and innovative thinking. Initially trained at the Johannesburg College of Art, Jan has won numerous international awards and has exhibited nationally and internationally. He can be found in his studio ‘Jandreart’ located at Thesen Harbour Town, Knysna.


  • Ann Raats

    Lovely, Thank you. xxx

    November 11, 2016
  • Ann Raats

    Morning Jan

    Another fineportrate that will be greatly admired in your gallery and in it’s new home in the future. Great to see the progress

    Robbie and I are off to the Market at St Francis in the Woods later. a lot of work has gone into it to make it something specil. Clouds are coming up after a sunny day of hope so perhaps the rain will hold off.

    So looking forward to Terry’s visit

    Dearest love to you both


    November 12, 2016

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