Living in the Southern Cape allows for a myriad of escape routes into paradise away from paradise over weekends. We packed the cars to the hilt, mostly with kid’s stuff and headed off to the middle of the Baviaanskloof for a weekend away with great friends.. No cell reception, bare, stark nature at its best, paraffin lamps as electricity, and mountain bike heaven made More…


This year’s OSSA meeting was held in the beautiful Drakensburg, Champagne Sports Resort. So we decided to make a road trip of it(pretty brave or stupid) considering I have two girls under 3 years of age..but what a fantastic decision it turned out to be. Our first stop was Graaf Reinet for the night-there is an inexplicable magic about the More…


    We are blessed to live in such a magnificent part of this country..The Swartberg mountains are on our doorstep and so we decided to pop to Oudtshoorn for a weekend away.. We celebrated Valentine’s day in style with a bottle of Boplaas bubbly, and then I hit some tar and raced against the best from George…good day on More…


Returning from Cape Town for the weekend, we stopped over in Swellendam to have a fantastic lunch. Here are my 2 girls-Cerys is 2 going on 20 and Jennah has propped herself upright for the first time!  

Meeting Goggs and Poppa Jo

  The most important time there is, is time with family..October 2013 was a fantastic month with parents and inlaws. Both sides of the family made the trip from Gauteng down to the majestic Southern Cape for a two week introduction to their new granddaughter. Above are my folks with Carmen and our “fair one” Jennah

The gift of life

It is one thing to be given the gift of helping restore sight, but the gift of new life is the most precious of them all…      

Arrival of a new addition to our family

              Jennah Kathryn Joseph Born 15 October 2013 3.1kg Mom and baby beautiful and healthy Sticking with family roots, we have chosen another Welsh name: “To be born Welsh, is to be born privileged. Not with a silver spoon in your mouth, but with music in your blood and poetry in your soul” Welcome More…

September 2013

My wife Carmen and daughter Cerys,along with an anxious dad..awaiting the arrival of daughter number 2..