Resident has some suggestions on supporting a loved one…

HOW CAN WE BE THERE FOR SOMEONE WHO KEEPS MAKING BAD CHOICES?   This is an issue very close to many of our hearts and most of us would think that talking or intervention would be the most powerful approach.  … Continue reading


One of our young residents, Daina de Agrela, has a strong entrepreneurial spirit and has lots of wonderful business ideas. One of her offerings is “Design-A-Cushion” Anyone wanting customized scatter cushions with pictures of anything you like, such as your … Continue reading

Stonehurst Links – Ryan Nienaber

Ryan Nienaber has been fishing since the age of 5, from where his love and passion for the ocean and fish has developed into the great family business that they run today. Green fish was founded to meet a growing demand … Continue reading


We are blessed at Stonehurst to have such an increasing diversity of wild-life making our estate their home. I have always been interested in the different sun-birds that have made our estate their habitat from the time that Debbie and … Continue reading

A BOOMSLANG IN MY GARDEN – Debbie Calmeyer shares her story

On a Sunday, about two weeks ago, I was working in the garden and as I walked past a flower bed under our bathroom window, I noticed a long, narrow thing moving amongst the foliage. I knew immediately that it … Continue reading


We have some amazingly talented people at Stonehurst, including Natalie Faint, who is both the South African and World Champion in her karate discipline. In order to assist her with attaining her dream of competing in Japan, we are hosting a … Continue reading

I’m glad that I’m a Stonehurst property owner

Stonehurst property owner and resident, Chris Brewer, recently sent us his perspective on owning property in Stonehurst. This is what he had to say: So you think you’re clever buying in Stonehurst? Well, actually, yes you are – especially from … Continue reading

Czech Pianists bring you the Dvorak’s Slavonic Dances Music

Our Czech daughter-in-law who teaches the piano to quite a few of the children on the Estate and who has her Music Studio across the road at Westlake Park is bringing us a superb concert at the end of October. … Continue reading


Andrew Calmeyer, Chairman of the Stonehurst Home Owner Association, recounts his second visit to the famed Camino Pilgrimage Trail in Spain. Having walked the Camino de Santiago from Sarria to Santiago four years ago, I decided to do another section of the … Continue reading

TOKYO MARATHON 2014 – Stonehurst Resident: Larissa Matthews

On Sunday 23 February, together with six friends, I joined over 36 000 runners to participate in the Tokyo Marathon. Tokyo is a SUPER CLEAN city, where everything works like clockwork. Although limited English is spoken, the people of Tokyo … Continue reading

Congratulations to Nina Camons!

Congratulations to Nina Camons who won the last colouring competition in the last edition of the Keystone Magazine.  Well Done! Nina, please collect your prize of 4 tickets to Ratanga Junction from Reception