Category Life experience

Day 165 of Lockdown – South Africa

It has been about 5 months and 12 days since our country went into Lockdown. Since the initial hard lockdown, the government has come up with 5 different levels of lockdown. We’ve been on level 2 since the 18th of…

A new Love in our lives

Around mid-January of this year, we received “The Call”, as adoptive parents put it.  It is the call from the social worker letting you know that there is a match between you the prospective parents and a baby. We met…

U.S. of A 2015

We had an incredible vacation in the US this past December. Visited Disneyworld, FL. Flew to San Francisco. Road-tripped from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park, then all along the Pacific Coast Highway. Stopped in Monterey, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles…

Keto lifestyle

Since Tim Noake’s Real Meal Revolution book was released earlier this year, a lot of folks in South Africa started the Banting diet. For months I was totally against the diet, being an advocate for regular exercise and a “balanced…

The night of 12th August 2014

It was Tuesday evening, which is our indoor rock climbing training evening. The workout was going well. We were both feeling strong and I was on my last set of an up / down drill, about 7:45pm. We were not…

life changes

My life seems to be going through a gradual change.  It’s slow but noticeable.  I know it’s normal and expected and writing helps deal with some of the associated feelings around the changes. I have been learning more about running…