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The Vaal River
Living in the Western Cape most of my life, The Vaal River, or for that matter The Orange River or The Great Zambezi River, were mere lines on a World Atlas, except for the once or twice that I have … Continue reading
Posted in Africa, Love and Life, Nature, South Africa Tagged Capetown, Johannesburg, Orange River, Vaal River, Victoria Falls, Western Cape, Zambezi, Zimbabwe 1 Comment
Monte Casino to Pilansberg!
After a seriously acrimonious split between the farmer and both Kobus and I, we packed up once again and left the farm. Thankfully we managed to rent the property in which we lived for the short while before moving to … Continue reading
Posted in Love and Life, Nature, South Africa Tagged Capetown, Christmas, Eisbein, Johannesburg, Kobus, Mozambique, New Year, South Africa, Twiggy 1 Comment
Suletta’s Shorts as told by Kobus
I have a husband with the talent of telling a story that makes you visualise it as if you are right there in the moment. He has made me laugh with his tales of fun events, mischievous behaviour with mates, … Continue reading
Posted in Love and Life, South Africa Tagged Africa, Capetown, Government, Great Karoo, Johannesburg, Kigamboni, Police, South Africa, Tanzania Leave a comment
The battle of the “Red tape”
Being fairly newly married, Kobus does not know all my hidden streaks (or talents?) that well yet. And so he learnt the following about me yesterday: I am like a bull-dog, once I get a hold of something, I rarely … Continue reading
Posted in Africa, Dar es Salaam, Love and Life, South Africa Tagged Africa, Botswana, Capetown, Dar, Dar es Salaam, Johannesburg, Kigamboni, South Africa, Tanzania 1 Comment
For the love of a good man – my new life as farmer’s wife in Heilbron in the good ol’ Free State!!
We left Dar es Salaam almost a month ago – Saturday 27 October 2012, 5 months and 14 days after we first arrived. Defeated, deflated, sad to some extend that the project did not materialize, but incredibly excited to return … Continue reading
Posted in Africa, Dar es Salaam, Love and Life, South Africa Tagged Africa, Capetown, Dar, Dar es Salaam, Heilbron, Johannesburg, Kigamboni, Kobus, South Africa, Tanzania 7 Comments
Parting shots of Dar es Salaam
We took a trip around our favourite spots this past week, and as I am lounging around in a hotel room, waiting for my flight home, I want to share some of the scenery once more. We drove out to … Continue reading
Posted in Africa, Dar es Salaam, South Africa Tagged Africa, Dar, Dar es Salaam, God, Indian Ocean, Johannesburg, Kimbiji, Marriage, Salaam, Tanzania 2 Comments
Cry my beloved country – South Africa
Two weeks ago Kobus and I had to take a short trip to South Africa – much-needed and wanted, and long overdue! We left for Tanzania some 4 months earlier, and although the boys have been here during their university … Continue reading
Posted in South Africa Tagged Africa, Alan Paton, Belinda, Government, Johannesburg, Kigamboni, Nelson Mandela, Rustenburg, Skype, South Africa, Tanzania, United States 2 Comments
Africa – First World vs Third World
Just for the fun of it – The Seli, pictured in my header, has been lying rusting in Table Bay for a few years now – have a look and enjoy! http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=462126653819125 I grew up in a small town, called … Continue reading
Posted in Africa, Dar es Salaam, Love and Life, South Africa Tagged Africa, Cango Caves, Cape Town, Capetown, Durban, InDuna, Johannesburg, Kigamboni, South Africa, Sunday, Table View, Tanzania, Western Cape 3 Comments
Are we ever satisfied with our lot in life?
I’m not an expert on life, just human, and hope that by sharing this past week’s emotions with you, I touch someone somewhere…… As this blog has a two-fold reason to exist, one being to assist me in filling my … Continue reading
Posted in Dar es Salaam, Love and Life Tagged Cape Town, Capetown, Dar es Salaam, Jerry Springer, Johannesburg, Kigamboni, Middle East, Namaqualand, Ramadhan, South Africa, Strictly Come Dancing, Tanzania, Zanzibar 2 Comments
Invictus – A story of a rainbow nation – VIVA South Africa! VIVA Nelson Mandela!
As a product of the “apartheid” era in South Africa, now living in East Africa amongs the local black people, I feel compelled to share a bit about my feelings when I happened to switch the television on this morning and … Continue reading
Posted in Africa, South Africa Tagged 1995 Rugby World Cup, 1995 Rugby World Cup Final, 2010 FIFA World Cup, Ellis Park Stadium, Francois Pienaar, Joel Stransky, Johannesburg, Nelson Mandela, Rugby World Cup, South Africa, South Africa national rugby union team, springbok, World Cup, World in Union 2 Comments