The Christian holidays are observed in South Africa and so we have a long weekend to celebrate Easter. Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ at Easter. For some, this will be a great comfort. For others, this could not have come at a worst time. How can you possibly even think about celebrating the… Continue reading Easter Blessings in a Pandemic
This year is the year of the rat. The rat was the first animal to arrive at the Jade Emperor's party by tricking the ox into giving it a lift on its back, and then jumping off just as they were about to reach the line. Mmm, sounds like a rat to me! The rat… Continue reading Happy Chinese New Year!
I must say that it is hard to believe, but I've just seen a notification from WordPress to say that I've been blogging for a year! How time flies! So to celebrate, here is a post about a delicious little Cornish pastie that I made for lunch today. Our family loves pies! And specifically Cornish… Continue reading One year today!
It's the year of the pig! The 12th and last animal in the Chinese zodiac. The pig represents generosity and prosperity and not only for those born in the year of the pig. The pig is generous to all. So we can all look forward to a year of good luck and great fortune in… Continue reading Chinese New Year
My last day at the office! It has come all too soon. I am neither mentally nor emotionally prepared to say goodbye. Despite all the plans that I had in place to prepare me for this day, I am still left bereft. I knew long ago that I did not wish to retire when the… Continue reading Farewell and Thank You