Tag Archive: home

Husband and wife save (half) of farmer’s crop from marauding beasts

The farm life is coming back to me. That or in my previous life I was either a fierce Zulu herdsman that at the sight of me, cows would run in terror or… Continue reading

Making home, home.

Moving back home will be as ‘easy as pie,’ so you thought! Afterall you spent more than half your life here. Your neighbours are still the same, there’s still a Spar and the weather hasn’t changed either! But often you feel like a stranger…

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

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

How to make it your ‘home’ as an Expat

After camping in our own home for four months, that mystical removals truck from Mozambique arrived, loaded with all our kit! I cannot deny that four months of simple living; with no TV,… Continue reading

Retreat to KwaZulu Natal

The good news is that we have been granted residency in Malawi. The bad news for us is that we are still waiting for the official letter stating such facts. And until that… Continue reading

Warming up to Malawi

Moving to Malawi has taught me a number of things about myself. I had no idea how much of a home body I am and how much I need to have my ‘shit’… Continue reading

Traveling in Army convoy