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!

Could you live in Nchalo?

Nchalo has that ability to make or break you, especially around October…when you ditch the heels for flip flops and the Coco Chanel for a can of insect repellent!

Walking in Mulanje’s wild gardens

It seems impossible as one looks out towards Mozambique in the not so far distance, that a place like this exists here, a unique and beautiful landscape with wild flowers, ferns, lichen and moss.

Hiking up Mulanje Massif with children

It was our second to last weekend in Malawi and the day before Easter. The TV droned on, babbling on about something unimportant, on and on and on! I could see how this… Continue reading