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Those who have had the privilege of exploring the Midlands, will attest to the fact that a major component of the Meander’s magic lies within the local community’s business ventures. Repurposed is a proudly South African brand, specialising in custom, handcrafted decor and bespoke interior design.   Angela Carle, the owner of Repurposed at St John’s Village Lifestyle, greets us with an enthusiastic smile as we enter the spacious store. Her bubbly personality and passion...

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Moving from the sea breeze of the North Coast, to the fresh air of the quaint and cosy Midlands has been the best decision the Robinsons have ever made. The vast open spaces of farmland are the perfect palette for their wild souls to roam free, and their fixer-upper of a farmhouse keeps them inspired and on their toes. We visit Katie-Jo to hear about her and her family’s new and improved life here on...

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You get dog people and cat people, and even horse people. But cow people? Where would you find those? No other place than The Midlands, of course!  Juliet and Brian Macaskill live and work on the Fairfield Dairy farm here – Brian manages the dairy,  Juliet works at the office, and their two kids, Stuart and Sarah, take full advantage of the lifestyle and freedom that country life provides. 

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Nestled in the heart of Curry’s Post, Thyme Out Accommodation is the epitome of a local hidden gem. A short distance away from the hustle and bustle of city life, this spacious villa offers a brief respite to those in pursuit of a quintessential Midlands getaway.   Located on the magnificent Weltevreden Estate, Thyme Out Accommodation offers guests panoramic views of the Karkloof, coupled with the peaceful seclusion of private farm life. When Nicky Cawood...

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Khaki Chef is the brainchild of Wildman Safaris – a specialist tour operator, and Kirsty Price – a Cordon Bleu graduate of Silwood Kitchen’s School of Cookery. When society’s fascination with farm-to-table cooking became increasingly popular, Khaki Chef designed a range of customisable experiences, where a scintillating fusion of artisanal food and synergistic safaris remained at the core of each tour.   From 3-night beach safaris to 6-night bush expeditions, Khaki Chef is able to...