Francois Pienaar forging
We've just had a very special weekend celebrating what I jokingly call our oldest son Jean's boeremitzvah. He turned 14 and we believe it is a ripe age to bless his journey into adulthood, the next phase of his life. Stephane is 12 and will follow his brother to high school next year, which is one of the reasons we moved to the Atlantic Seaboard from Tokai.
Living next to the sea is very different from growing up in the Vaal Triangle. I matriculated in Witbank and got my law degrees in Johannesburg, but when we returned from London we decided to make Cape Town our home.
We do most things together as a family. The boys are always with us on weekends when we usually congregate in the kitchen with family and friends.
My father, mother, brother and sister-in-law live around the corner. We thoroughly enjoy cooking together.
Sometimes we go to leadership camps as a family with the Make a Difference Foundation (MAD). MAD started 10 years ago at a long lunch with friends.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Financial Mail