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Star Jasmin ball with recycled water bottle butterflies

Recycled plastic water bottle butterflies in the jasmin-ball pot coming into spring leaf. The next mobile test progressing with a brass backbone. Epoxy to hold the butterflies, a slow

Responsible for integrated health HIV/AIDS and TB humanitarian programs In Botswana and Tanzania, I painted the start of the Serengeti migration. My painting, the backdrop for the amazing talent of Wendy Dewberry.

Spring dinner challenge. The fruit desert a tad challenging for a diabetic. Keto cheesecake with berries the answer. I missed the key step of cooking the crust first, that fortunately, while not crisp, was splendiferous. Left out most of the sugar substitute added a touch more lemon zest The strawberry coulis adding the extra sweetness, without blowing out my blood-sugars.

Forest run, the early morning sunlight through the trees, stunning. The distinctive calls of the Nightjar and Black Headed Oriole. The longer rides, and running highlighting the ‘idiot factor’, neglecting to plan my diabetes management, which gets a tad scary. Not enough nutrition, water, and no emergency reserves. A ‘grab-bag’ trial-pack that will be stocked with seed bars, water, test kit, spare shirt, puncture bits, chain lube and rain jacket sorted.

After a compulsory boerie snack with Champagne, Terry did fresh Vietnamese spring rolls with flowers made for a pretty, and tasty starter. Served with Radforddale Chardonnay and False Bay old school Syrah. Coreta did seared tuna, with cheese risotto and avo slices. The last of the delicious Allen Graillot Crozes-Hermitage.

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.


  • Terry never fails to surprise me with her ingenuity in the presentation of food. Go, Terry!

    September 26, 2020

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