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?
It was a toss up between active and activate for this week's word. Either will do, I think, so I went with Active. This week I want to be a whole lot more active than I have been for this past month. I realize that I have lost focus and that just watching my weight… Continue reading Word of the week: Active
The word grace has been the word of the year for many people. I have been waiting for the right time to make this my word of the week. I think the time has come. This is my second last week as an Agile coach at a client whose people I have come to really… Continue reading Word of the Week: Grace
Today my husband and I celebrated 35 years of marriage. I had planned to leave the office early to come home and cook chili prawns. But I somehow lost track of time and when I next looked at the time, it was already 5pm. Too late to get through peak hour traffic and still clean… Continue reading Word of the Week: Flourish