Tag Archive: lifestyle

To farm in Africa…

It was just over a year ago that we arrived back in South Africa to start a new venture. We’d chosen to move back because we had a wonderful opportunity to own something… Continue reading

Kenmo Lake; the perfect picnic spot

This weekend I discovered that I am what they call in the States, a leaf peeper: someone who actively seeks out Autumn-bearing trees, most notably the Oak tree, the Poplar tree and the… 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!

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

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!

Slow down, you’re moving too fast!

I thought life in the Shire Valley would simply be an extension of my days in Mozambique! I thought I’d potter around with endless time, taking photos and writing posts upon posts of… 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

What makes a beach holiday perfect?

After almost a year, we went back to Mozambique – the country we lived in for over 7 years. I cant deny it, but DAMN, it was good! As we crossed the border,… Continue reading

Farm Attack

Life can be cheap in Africa, and this weekend my parents experienced it firsthand. 50/50, my dad said. It was 50/50 as to whether they would come out alive or would be found… Continue reading