Tag Archive: life

Dare to be different!

Sometimes it’s hard not to be consumed by all the bad stuff happening here. The politics, the recent spate of brutal farm murders, the xenophobia, the racism, the tax laws…there’s plenty to make… Continue reading

Our magic moments in Malawi

I think kids are especially good at living in the moment, though usually unaware of what a truly spectacular moment it is! I’m glad I’ve got my camera for this reason!

Which way?

We all arrive somewhere ‘new’ with big ideas and we imagine what life will be like. It’s not surprising that the path is never straight and it challenges us to change some of our ideas, adapt or simply to ‘hold on tight’ while we bump along the way!

The story of a gentle soldier

Read about Manual’s incredible story; on fleeing slavery, on sailing to Asia and surviving a guerrilla war…

Take Sugar?

It’s hard to think that something so sweet and delectable as sugar is only made possible by the sweaty, grimy calloused hands of the cane cutter! Before most of us are awake, these… 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…

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

The Real Life; Blood, Sweat and Homeschooling!

‘Definitely a couple of daisies to the left. A rose bush maybe in the centre and a blue butterfly bush to the right, to balance the colours. A Hibiscus too – where will… Continue reading

10 days left to find someone who cares.

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… Continue reading