Tag Archive: Southern Africa

A man must eat!

Photographs taken in central Mozambique by Lianne Ashton

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

To the Heavens via Tiffindell

Of course most folk would think of stopping for at least a night when passing through South Africa’s only Ski Resort, hire a set of ski’s or a snowboard and attempt some skiing… Continue reading

Taking the wrong Rhodes Home

The road around Umtata to the Wild Coast was a hell-raiser!  Not because of the actual road but because of the drivers. They all seemed to be driving like there was no tomorrow,… Continue reading

The ‘simple’ allure of the Wild Coast

Moving back to South Africa has meant a number of things, but just recently it’s meant ‘going on holiday’ during the school holidays! There is one criteria for me and my family –… 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

Gone fishing!

I found an illegal Fishing Gang on the estate today!

What is Beira City like?

What is Beira like? Let’s just say you won’t be moving there because it’s pretty. But you will leave knowing more about yourself than you ever thought possible!

Mulanje: Vanishing forests

Sometimes I wish I had lived a few hundred years ago. I wish I was one of the early pioneers, exploring new worlds and finding places that no-one had ever been. Finding somewhere… Continue reading