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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
Posted in Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Ferries, Love and Life, Nature, South Africa, Zanzibar Tagged Capetown, Dar, Dar es Salaam, Kigamboni, Salaam, Tanzania, Vaal River, Zanzibar 5 Comments
Scrabble via Facebook!
In the two years of singledom before meeting my husband, my main form of entertainment after a hard day’s work, was to play scrabble via Facebook. At one stage I got so addicted that I would have games going against … Continue reading
Posted in Love and Life, South Africa Tagged Australia, Board game, Drakensberg, Facebook, Games, Scrabble, South Africa, Tanzania, Zanzibar 1 Comment
Suicide or the new term – “self-death”
I know I normally write about normal day-to-day things, so this is a bit out of the norm for me, as it should never be seen as a normal day-to-day thing. But yesterday, in the small town where we now … Continue reading
Posted in Love and Life Tagged Africa, Almighty, Day to Day, Old age, Suicide, Tanzania, Traffic collision, Vaal River 3 Comments
I have always had a desire to have many many animals – at least 20 dogs, 20 cats, one cow, a goat, some chicken and whatever else I can raise to some level of domesticity. My retirement dream is to … Continue reading
Music and Dancing – our life-savers over the past year
Whilst living in Tanzania, we were delighted to find that Multichoice DSTV, was very much alive and kicking, and probably more easy to navigate in Dar es Salaam, than some places in South Africa. We subscribed with little effort, and … Continue reading
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
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
Posted in Africa, Dar es Salaam Tagged Africa, Cape Town, Capetown, Kigamboni, Ruaha National Park, Sangoma, South Africa, Table View, Tanzania, Zanzibar 6 Comments