Separation anxiety.

Leaving the privileged lifestyle of many South Africans where the house and nanny help is plentiful, the weather sensational, not to mention the places to eat out, the space, the wildlife, and and and… Who would want to leave this life of apparent luxury behind?! It is for this reason that many expat Saffers spendContinue reading “Separation anxiety.”

The sounds of silence.

Night noises are mostly the things of nightmares with the old line of “what goes ‘thump’ in the night” coming to mind! In a previous post, I contrasted the sounds of our home on a traffic circle in a quiet town in The Netherlands with the rural sounds of our Swiss alpine escape. A largeContinue reading “The sounds of silence.”