in Long Market Street in Stanford. Participants: Sanette du Toit-Upton, Tracy Algar, Charmaine Lacock and Vivien McOnie.
Greta’s Place in Napier is the hotspot where collectors from far and wide browse. Around this time of the year many customers from ‘Up North’ make their annual Festive Season journey ‘Down South’. Greta is a 70+ yr old collector who loves books and ‘beautiful junk’. She knows her books of which many are first editions and quite a few real collectors items. Wonder around between the shelves with books, tables and more shelves with figurines and other curiosities. Her customers always find something. And if need be; there is always Palazzo Pipi….
In a few years time ‘Our Favourite Things Market at Gabrielskloof in Botrivier has grown into the best Christmas market in the Western Cape. The traders are all curated on originality and quality and that attracts the right audience for their products. Add excellent service of owners and staff and the right atmosphere and there you are.
Some snapshots of last weekend: