Outlander’s “goat lady” plays a critical role in Season 3. We chat with Chanelle de Jager, the actress who brought Annekje Johansen to life.
About Jayne Coleman
Saffanach – i.e. South African Sassenach bookaholic and twenty odd years plus reader of Diana Gabaldon’s novels. I have become an avid Outlander viewer and clan member. I teach Communication at my local college. I have always written, for my own pleasure and for work. I have been conservationist, environmental educator, painter, tour guide, caterer, lecturer, land restitution researcher, project co-ordinator, development consultant, book seller….along the way I managed to study and now have a Master s degree in Environment and Development. I have a wonderful husband of 26 years, Mike, whose sense of humour keeps me laughing and my proudest accomplishment, Christopher my beautiful 6 foot 4 inch son (Yes, he’s as tall as Jamie!).
Curious about how the Outlander team turns landlocked ships into ocean-going vessels? Learn about CGI and VFX in this exclusive interview.
When I made plans to visit Cape Town for my vacation, I was so hopeful I’d be able to meet some of the Outlander cast or crew, as well as area Outlander fans for a South African Outlander Cast Blog meet-up. Sure, Cape Town is a large city, but I was going to go to the […]
The Outlander cast and crew have had a busy start to their South African stay. After the Scottish cold, wet and grey days, they’ve had to adjust to bright, sunny and very hot days. Gin and tonics have helped keep them cool, along with sunglasses and SPF factor 50 sunscreen protection. So what exactly have […]
Written by: Jayne Coleman and guest contributor Maralyn Goldsmith We have a saying in South Africa — ‘n Boer maak ‘n plan — i.e., a farmer makes a plan. Well, two South African Sassenachs did just that to scoop Sam Heughan’s arrival at the Cape Town airport. We Facebooked, tweeted and watched the Emerald City […]
I live in the beautiful country of South Africa, so as an Outlander fan, I am super excited about the filming due to take place in and around Cape Town. I’ve been digging around for the past couple of weeks for ideas on what the cast and crew can do on their off days, and […]
Outsiders don’t fit in. That is their key characteristic. They fly solo through life. As humans, we conform to the expectations of the group(s) we belong to as this makes it easier to fit in and be accepted. But not everyone does so successfully. Like a dark thread in the weft of a plaid, outsiders […]
The heart of Outlander is Claire and Jamie’s story, but it is also the stories of outsiders — those who find themselves through circumstance, birth, character or social position outside of society. The need and drive to belong — to a family, a home, a place — and to feel loved is a deep-rooted human imperative. We […]