The ‘simple’ allure of the Wild Coast

Moving back to South Africa has meant a number of things, but just recently it’s meant ‘going on holiday’ during the school holidays! There is one criteria for me and my family –… Continue reading

‘When-we’ went to Lake Malawi

That’s the thing about leaving somewhere that made you happy…you start taking those inconspicuous moments, those small memories and you polish them up like a street market strawberry! You compare, you pine for,… Continue reading

Taking the backroads through Umzimkulu

What better way to get to know a country than to take the unpretentious back road?

The Potter’s House

“After all,” Anne had said to Marilla once, “I believe the nicest and sweetest days are not those on which anything very splendid or wonderful or exciting happens but just those that bring… Continue reading

Being nice South Africans!

My first 3 months in South Africa and how simply being ‘nice’ goes a long way.

Thomas talks about his wife – the mother of his 3 children

“My wife is a praying woman. She always prays for our kids protection. She was diagnosed with TB in 2012 and she recovered from it and tested negative. Now she’s got it again.… Continue reading

James

“My favourite thing to do over the weekend is to just be at home. To sit and relax and watch some TV. I also like to visit my brothers and sisters. Sometimes my… Continue reading

My thoughts on moving back to South Africa

We waved goodbye and boarded the Air Malawi plane one last time. Soon we’d be back in South Africa and living in my home town, Ixopo. The kids would start regular school and… Continue reading

Gone fishing!

I found an illegal Fishing Gang on the estate today!