Posts Tagged my life

Dear 2022

Nearly two years into this relentless pandemic, bad news and now a war in Ukraine. Mental Wellness is the real pandemic. The new buzzword is burnout. The psychological term for all-consuming exhaustion and detachment from the world as you seep into everyone’s life, corner to corner of the globe.  You have caused endless uncertainty and… Read More

RIP georgie & giz

2020 was traumatic. Filled with anxiety and it was utter paralyzing.  I had to say goodbye to two of my fur children.   And goodbyes are never easy! I, fortunately, was unable to have children, so have filled my life with cats.  I adore the feline kind, as they are wonderful companions.  Therefore, I mothered all… Read More

Creative Photography during Lockdown COVID-19

During our COVID-19 Lockdown, I decided to focus on my mental well-being. By creating a Creative Photography platform where we could share pictures and have some sort of interaction using our creative juices. 66 Members later and we are rocking and rolling. Please feel free to go and have a look, you would be surprised… Read More

The Guesthouse

Rumi writes a beautiful Poem called The Guesthouse, it really helps me get through life, its a great reminder of how to deal with life when things are not going well. This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an… Read More

forever friendships

Having long friendships are so important these days, the longer the better as the person with who you are friends watches you change, grow, fall, get up and laugh. Perhaps get skinny or fatter, perhaps go through rough storms only to come out into beautiful sunlight. They stand with you while you go into a… Read More

silent, secluded safari

My second passion is to be on safari. I am like a chameleon, I can blend into any place, city or country.  I get lost in the motion and am fascinated by people, temples, colours and lots, lots more. However, when I get to the bush, I literally glow.  I feel like I have come… Read More

creation wines & dines

From the exceptional service to the fine dining and excellent wine pairing.  I experienced the stunning Lunch Food & wine pairing, which was simply magical. Our waiter Warren was the most professional, delightful, and knowledgeable sommelier I have ever come across. Warren has love and a true passion for Creation Wines and the area and… Read More

lipstick, love & laughter

That’s what you get when you go away with your very special friends. A lot of lipstick on gorgeous Enzo, love, and heaps of laughter.  And the place is called Hemel-en-Aarde, which translated to heaven on earth. Should I say anything more? The table is never empty, the chef is in the kitchen, the waiter… Read More