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On This Day

One of my favourite features of Facebook is the 'On This Day' one, when Facebook reminds you what you were doing that day in years gone by. I love it because quite often the memory of the moment that status went up, or that picture was taken almost transport me back in time emotionally and… Continue reading On This Day

Novinophobia Fear Of Running Out Of Wine
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Another Excuse

We make many excuses in our daily lives. Excuses for why we are late. Excuses for why the kids' hair is a mess. Excuses for why the dinner is dry. The best excuse I have heard today though is that today is ... *drum roll please* ... dun dun dun daaa ... National Wine Day!… Continue reading Another Excuse

Having It All As Mothers
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Having It All

The topic of 'Can Women Have It All' is a very contentious one. There are many educated arguments, ranting blog posts, memes and feminist movements surrounding this one topic. Why do 'we', and by 'we' I mean everyone but mostly women, feel like it's some sort of challenge to be equal to a man. Or… Continue reading Having It All

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What Does Their Future Hold? 

Today is Human Rights Day in South Africa, Tuesday 21 March 2017. To quote my favourite poet, the ever wise Maya Angelou's said: "History, despite its wrenching pain cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again." There are so many things that have happened in the history of the world that… Continue reading What Does Their Future Hold? 

Bucket List Southern Africa
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My Top 5 Bucket List Destinations for Travel in Africa 2017

Africa has so many amazing beautiful places to visit. When I thought about a bucket list for 2017 I wanted to make it realistic. Bucket lists, by definition, are basically wish lists. Instead of making this one an unrealistic one I decided to make it something that we could possibly achieve. So here are my top… Continue reading My Top 5 Bucket List Destinations for Travel in Africa 2017

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Car Guard Rant!

Before I start, for those of you who follow me who are not from South Africa or Zimbabwe, or any Southern African country, let me explain to you what a 'Car Guard' is. It is basically someone who guards your car while you are away from it whilst out and about in town. As I… Continue reading Car Guard Rant!

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My random thoughts today

I have very strong political views but I have tried to keep my opinions off this blog. However, I'm going to voice them today! My tweet pretty much sums up my opinion on the US election! (At the time of writing this the results are not all in - it's currently Hillary 215 & Trump… Continue reading My random thoughts today

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Holiday snaps …

I don't really have a lot to say today. It's one of those days when I just want to crawl into bed, block out the day-light and maybe resurface tomorrow with a more positive frame of mind.  So on that note, I thought I would share a few of my favorite photos from our short… Continue reading Holiday snaps …