Promises of ice cream cannot be broken, even if it’s cold and rainy.
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. – Ralph Waldo Emerson I know I keep on gushing about the beauty of this place, but I can’t help it. My life is simply improved by the fact that I get to witness […]
A few weekends ago, we spent a glorious couple of days at my cousin, Sue’s, amazing “compound” in Napier. Sue is the warmest and most generous of people. Although she’s my cousin, she’s closer in age to my mom, and has honestly been my greatest support in South Africa. She’s crazy and fun and irreverent […]
When I moved to Canada as a teenager, people would often try to guess where I was from. “Are you British?” “Nope.” “Australian?” “No.” “From New Zealand?” “Nope.” Somehow they would never guess South African. Once I told them, they would inevitably then ask questions about living in Africa — including the requisite “are there […]