Tag Archive: Maputo

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

Two world’s collide.

It was already 6 pm, we were late. We were racing down the sandy track and were anxious to set up camp as quickly as possible. Kids were yelling for dinner and an… Continue reading


“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” – Elie Wiesel  

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


Today we celebrate mothers. With all our faults, our strengths and different beliefs, the core of motherhood is universal; it’s driven by love. “No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism,… Continue reading

Is Mozambique Safe? Post Election Update

When driving into Beira last week, I got stuck in a traffic jam. Hundreds of campaigners were on the move and their dancing and singing boodies had occupied most of the road. I… Continue reading

Is Mozambique safe?

There are many questions being asked right now about the safety of Mozambique. Should the South Africans cancel their Christmas beach holidays? Should the expats be stocking up with tinned food for the… Continue reading

The business of food

When we first moved to Mozambique, the food was something of an ordeal. After experiencing food shortages in Zimbabwe due to the hyper-inflation, I was beside myself with excitement when we got the… Continue reading

The night she escaped death

After midnight, everything was still. Even the crickets had packed up their instruments and called it a night. The only thing that could be heard was the occasional gush of the great Zambezi… Continue reading