Arriving felt like the warm embrace of an old friend, love and light flickering in every corner, a fire burning, enticing us into a world that we wanted to know, that we wanted to be ours.
We are the family with the cheap tents….that are not waterproof, the mattresses that are the thickness of a carpet and 2 cooler boxes that stay relatively cold for 3 days thanks to the trusty old frozen 2 litre coke bottles we’ve stashed in there with the meat and veg…
Simplicity. This is what I’m chasing these days when it comes to going somewhere. I want space, nature and a kettle for my coffee! A place to light a fire, a comfy bed and ‘a good deal!’ Some of our Zimbabwean friends were coming down to South Africa […]
“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. And still, she thinks of her kids first before anything.”
“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 grand daughter comes home for the weekend. She’s studying at college right now. She wants […]
I wish it was as simple as throwing money at a problem. I wish I could throw money at this problem. But I can’t. In fact I’m half certain that within the month that I have gone, regardless of how much money or food she has on her, […]
She walked barefoot and semi-naked through lion territory. She hid in burrows of wild animals to avoid the bullets of ruthless soldiers and dangerous animals. She sacrificed her marriage of many years. And now she lies helpless at the bottom of the pit of social rank, alienated. […]