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Dik Delta, fat-tailed sheep and cows with long horns at Solms-Delta
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Dik Delta, fat-tailed sheep and cows with long horns at Solms-Delta

I first hear about fat-tailed sheep during a first-hand account of the efforts at Solms-Delta in Franschhoek to ensconce a couple of ostriches in the pen with said sheep. Why? They act as a form of watch dog - who in their right mind wants to tangle with an os...
Solms Delta picnics, heritage and film-making
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Solms Delta picnics, heritage and film-making

I am a fan of picnics. Particularly when they are set in amongst vineyards, sun-dappled trees and blue skies, as indeed this one turned out to be. But I had to have my wits about me, as we became so embroiled in frolic that I was in danger of missing out on th...