Bloemfontein, also known as 'The City of Roses', is one of South Africa's three capital cities - the Judicial Capital. It is located right in the middle of the country and is rich in South African cultural history, from the Anglo Boer War to the birthplace of the ANC. It's fair to say that a… Continue reading 6 Things To Do In Bloemfontein for Under R50
My "3 Strike" Superstition, and why I listen to it.
Day 3 dawned at Afriski Mountain Resort. We were all tired, but eager to get up and actually see the resort since we'd arrived at night and couldn't make out much. To say that it was cold is an understatement! Temperature = -1.5°C (That's MINUS 1.5 degrees celcius!) Elevation = 3054m above sea level. Location… Continue reading 3 Countries In 3 Days: Day 3
After our exhilarating first day on the bikes, day two dawned bright and early. We knew we had a long way to go and so decided to forgo breakfast at Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary and rather break for breakfast later on in the day. On my way to check out, I caught site of the resident… Continue reading 3 Countries In 3 Days: Day 2
I am so excited I could almost burst. If you read my post from a few weeks ago you will know my husband and I are getting 3 days away to ourselves while my mom and step-dad come visit to look after the girls. Technically they are looking after the girls but I think we… Continue reading My Wanderlust
When you live in a small town you quickly exhaust all the attractions your little town has to offer. Whilst we spend a lot of time in Joburg, it's really far to go for a few hours change of scenery. So off to 'Bloem' we went. We've been a few times but usually just to… Continue reading Day Out: Bloemfontein Botanical Gardens
Today is Galentine's day. The day before Valentine's day when you are supposed to celebrate the day with all your Gal-Pals. Today there is a photo circulating on my facebook profile. It's a photo of my five friends and I, in our school uniforms, each holding a red rose. I remember that day like it… Continue reading Galentine’s Day 20 Years Ago
When I was a little girl, I can remember thinking that to be married and have children must be the best thing you could ever have, if you can achieve that, your life will be perfect. I have 'achieved' that, and my life is pretty perfect. I'm very blessed. But ... I want so much… Continue reading I Want More For Them