Tag Archives: Kigamboni

Do animals go to heaven?


We are animal mad, and I have a dream of retiring near the sea, with a river flowing close by, next to a hill, with some majestic mountains in the distance, with at least 20 dogs, 20 cats, a milking … 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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The end of our African Dream


My regular readers will know the story, but for the newcomers, just a brief background:  Kobus and I were sourced in South Africa by a large Tanzanian company, with the aim of starting up a dairy farm on Zanzibar.  With … Continue reading

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Caranguejo cavando


Nossos cães amo caranguejos pegando as praias em Kigamboni. Delicatessen para eles! Infelizmente, Jackie é o escavador mestre, mas muitas vezes fica Bonjo os despojos! Dediquei um blog inteiro para Jackie anteriormente, mas acho que ela ainda garante espaço cibernético … Continue reading

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Crab digging


Our dogs love catching crabs on the beaches in Kigamboni.  Delicatessen for them!  Unfortunately Jackie is the master digger, but too often Bonjo gets the spoils!! I have dedicated a whole blog to Jackie previously, but I think she still … 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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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

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Sunset Strolls in Dar harbour with canine kids


We are animal mad, Kobus and I.  We flew our three dogs and one cat up with us to Dar es Salaam (sadly left two black kittie brothers at home, but with a beloved niece who takes super care of … Continue reading

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