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!
The holiday season has all but come to an end. Thank goodness! My tummy is beginning to feel fragile and my belly is starting to look a little portly again! 1. Count down started at my cousin's joint 60th birthday party and her brother's 40th wedding anniversary celebration. We enjoyed a 'Bring and Braai', meat… Continue reading 12 Memorable Meals of the Christmas Season
I can't believe how this week has simply flown by! I arrived at the office on Monday to hear that the time slot for Heritage day celebrations had been reduced by an hour, so which activity should we drop? We'll drop the cultural artifact activity, I say. Then I had to rethink the prizes for… Continue reading Word of the Week: Organized
Another unexpected end to the week. On Friday we were officially informed that our contracts are unlikely to be renewed; mine expires end of October. And even worse, that there is the possibility that they may be terminated early. The organization that I have been contracted to is under severe pressure from their stakeholders. Their… Continue reading Word of the Week: Prepare