Ashamed to be South African!

I have no idea if you know about the troubles in South Africa with the #feesmustfall campaign.  Now, I have no issue with protests – if something is wrong, and the government isn’t taking a stand to correct the issue, then we need to make the government listen.  It’s not the protests in and of itself… Continue reading Ashamed to be South African!

Gratitude – 15th October 2015

Today, I am grateful for: The most amazing supper hubby cooked last night – we had a friend over for dinner (whose wife is away on a conference), and hubby cooked this mustard chicken with cream.  Oh.  My.  Word.  I have had it before, in fact, it is the first meal he ever cooked for me… Continue reading Gratitude – 15th October 2015


Today, I am grateful for: The stunning weather we had yesterday – only in South Africa, in the middle of winter, are we able to go the beach and walk and swim and have a great day.  Baby Girl loved it. The beautiful birthday presents that Baby Girl received from her granny and Aunt & Uncle. The… Continue reading #21DAYSOFTHANKS – DAY 14


I’m a Christian – if you don’t know this by now, clearly you need to read my blog a little more:-).  It is the only religion in the world that makes sense to me.  And as a Christian, I do not believe in nor follow Halloween. Says me who loves any vampire, witch or wizard… Continue reading Halloween

God + You + Your Spouse = Happy Marriage? – Day 18

God + You + Your Spouse = Happy Marriage? By Fawn Weaver on Thursday, December 6, 2012 Several months ago, while I was traveling around the world, interviewing couples happily married 25-years or more in search of the secret to a happy marriage, I discovered something fascinating.  Something I wasn’t quite expecting.  I determined there were… Continue reading God + You + Your Spouse = Happy Marriage? – Day 18


“A person’s character and their garden both reflect the amount of weeding that was done during the growing season.”    Author Unknown Spring is here.  Her subtle signs are everywhere.  In South Africa we celebrate spring on the 1st of September, which doesn’t always link exactly with the solstice, but who cares.  We are just happy to celebrate the… Continue reading Seasons

Why I love blogging…

Why I love to blog. And why I am enjoying the blogging community so much.  Not just because I get to write, and clear my head and express myself and not only because I can often get to the heart of the matter when I write (or blog – for me it’s pretty much one… Continue reading Why I love blogging…