The last week of this year. Of the decade. This is a good time to reflect on all that has happened - good, bad or meh. This will be my last 'word of the week' post. It has been challenging at times to find a word that will both guide and challenge me. But it… Continue reading Word of the week: Reflect
We are moving towards the Christmas week and once again I find myself questioning whether there is a God. If there is a God, why does it seem as if some people are singled out to suffer more than others? At this time of celebration, I am finding it stressful to keep my chin up,… Continue reading Word of the Week: Resolute
The week has kicked off to a great start already! Family is flying in from all over the world to come celebrate two auspicious occasions with us. My cousin is flying in from Hong Kong to celebrate her 60th birthday with us. Her sister is flying in from the UK. Her son flew in from… Continue reading Word of the Week: Play
We were without power for more than 48 hours. And it was cold with continuous rain throughout that period. Let that just sink in for a little bit. What would you do without power for that long? How would you survive? Our state owned power utility instituted what has become known as loadshedding on Thursday.… Continue reading Word of the week: Survival
At this time of the year, I am so tired of having to answer that question every single day. Can't somebody else please see to dinner just once? Even when we order in, what shall we order, gets directed at me. It's summer time in South Africa. And our summers are very hot, so hot… Continue reading What’s for dinner?