As I approached him, he flicked out his sword and began to do a dance of sort. At this point I was undecided! Should I run or should I stay?
I feel like I am just emerging from a very long tunnel of editing and walking through the aftermath of 2019! As you may know from my previous blog post, we’ve been through some hard times in the last few months! From tragedy and loss, to situations that […]
This year we were sure to do exactly what we needed. Though we usually prefer to go somewhere new, we chose to return to one of our favourite places in Mozambique, a place that gently pulls you in, takes you under its wing and slows you right down!
It takes courage to step into a ‘new story,’ to see the possibility of another ‘way of life.’ Meet Bladesmith Murray Roberts, in pursuit of steel perfection
I turned 40 a few months ago and it’s a fabulous thing! It’s that age where you get serious with yourself and you ask yourself some big life questions. It’s the half way mark (if you are lucky) and the opportunity to take a good look at how […]
There were arctic gale force winds for 2 solid days and our flimsy tents and broken bodies could not take another assault. It was time to pack up and make haste! We left just in time. We closed the Koiimasis farm gate, and sped off down the beautiful […]
It’s a tempting thought – to rush to the beach and to dip my toes into that postcard turquoise blue water, to soak up the sunshine and live on a diet of coconuts, crayfish and sweet Malagasy rum. But it’s not going to happen. For one, Madagascar is […]
I didn’t really know what to expect. And I was right not to expect, because there is no box for Madagascar! Sometimes it felt like we were in the middle of Asia, surrounded by rice paddies and people with Polynesian features. Sometimes it felt a bit like what […]
We’d waited a year and a half to do this trip and the excitement we felt as a family was almost palpable. The kids had watched the movie ‘Madagascar’ at least 20 times and the words and tune ‘I like to move it, move it,’ would creep into […]