Life before Colour


Life before Colour

by Leasa Mensing


Step into a time capsule that, once entered, takes the ‘traveller’ back to a simpler, easier world with a slowed-down pace. Being a time traveller is one of the few things that will never be possible, except through the vicarious domain of books and film.


The use of monochromatic colour pays tribute to the artists’ love of old black and white photography but also transports us to another time, through a filter of antique memorabilia pulling you in – as if you are a character in an old sepia photograph.


Indulge in the simple pleasures of the time; brewing a pot of tea, writing a wish-you-were-here postcard, or whiling away an afternoon with a game of chess… when one could draw a bath and then spend an indulgent afternoon in you Victorian boudoir.


Life Before Colour is a place where the smoky mirrors and fringed curtains simultaneously conceal and reveal, creating the dreamlike illusion of transporting you to a bygone era.


This Trailer Suite does not have a built-on living unit but has bath and bathroom en-suite and deck. The bath and toilet at located in the trailer itself and only sleep two adults.

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic and President Ramaphosa’s recent announcement of a national shutdown, Old Mac Daddy will NOT BE OPEN for trading. We will be back up and running as soon as the official lockdown restrictions have been lifted and it is safe for us to do so. Our reservations team remain online and available for all enquiries and future bookings. Please stay home, stay safe and visit our social media pages for up to date and relevant news. #STRONGERTOGETHER