Have you met Therese Botha?

January 28, 2011
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Once a month we’re going to be introducing you to a member of the Icon Villas team.

These are the people who make it all happen!

Instead of cutting and pasting from a normal biography we’ve decided to put together something that give you a more of a personal insight into each team member.

This month we’d like to introduce you to our fearless, but always delightful, leader: Therese Botha.

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Spending time in creative surrounds with the kind of harmony that only comes when that cellular telephone gets switched off.

Which historical figures do you most identify with?

Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King.

What is your greatest extravagance?

I have a few but my favourites are: dining at El Bulli and holidaying on a well equipped private yacht with close friends and family.

What is your favourite journey?


What or who is the greatest love of your life?

My husband, Louis Botha.

When and where were you happiest?

Since I was married at the age of 26.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

I consider myself a simple person when it comes to life. My greatest achievement would have to be my family.

Where would you most like to live?

Somewhere with a view surrounded by nature.

What is your most treasured possession?

A collection of beautiful pieces I inherited from my stylish, fun-loving, highly original grandmother.

What is your favourite occupation?

Being a fun mum and wife.

What do you most value in your friends?

Honesty with a healthy live and let live outlook. Creative thoughts and acts are of paramount importance to me so I like to surround myself with people from all walks of life.

Who are your favourite writers?

Paulo Q.

What is it that you most dislike?

Dirt. There is no excuse for mess.

What is your motto?

Positive energy propels.