Raspberries. No matter where in the world I find myself, the moment that I put a raspberry into my mouth, I am instantly transported back to my maternal Grandmother. More precisely, her vegetable garden on their farm in the Bulwer district of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. It is said that the sense of smell isContinue reading “The taste of a memory.”
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I shall certainly be looking like I took a trip down a flight of stairs with all the pinching that I’m finding myself doing: who’s life IS this anyway??? Whilst Darling and I are gratefully “gapping”, in a quest to live our lives to the fullest and at the same time to enjoy a littleContinue reading “Reunions.”
Another trip around the sun!
What is it about birthdays that terrify some and enchant others? I’m of the latter persuasion! It is with a tremendous sense of gratitude that I get to celebrate another trip around the sun, certainly with the Son at the centre of my life, I have a whole lot to be grateful for. Faith aside,Continue reading “Another trip around the sun!”
What is it about a holiday that brings out the romantic in most, the nostalgia in some and the jaundiced eye in others? I guess it all comes down to attitude, along with a sense of adventure and a dose of wisdom in the mix. Having owned a gift & decor retail outlet on theContinue reading “Rose-tinted spectacles.”
Opportunity of opposites.
A new chapter in our adventuring has begun, thanks to the incredible generosity of dear friends who own a holiday home in the rural regions of Switzerland where we have the privilege of basing ourselves for the next couple of months. We’ve arrived at a junction in our lives and so too the seasons: AutumnContinue reading “Opportunity of opposites.”
The Wandering (Travelling) Wilburys.
Today, exactly three years ago, we arrived in The Kingdom of The Netherlands to a completely empty apartment on the Valkenburgerplein in the beautiful town of Heemstede. Our team of four, each bearing the airline’s maximum luggage allowance of two suitcases, began our Dutch adventure together: sleeping on the floor, eating off plastic plates theContinue reading “The Wandering (Travelling) Wilburys.”