Tag Archives: Johannesburg

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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