Any tips for having no power in mid winter?

This just happened to the power station feeding power to our neighbourhood. The power has been off for the second day now and we were unsure of the cause. Looks like we've found it and might be stuck without electricity for a while here in Pretoria, South Africa. Gotta¬†love a Third World Country! Please feel … Continue reading Any tips for having no power in mid winter?

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What does July bring to your family this year?

For me living in the Southern Hemisphere July brings cold windy days, cups of warm hot chocolate, a long winters break and the start of our coldest month of the year. Five of my top things I love of July 1. Sitting in the dull winters morning sun 2. Weekend morning cuddles 3. Celebrating my … Continue reading What does July bring to your family this year?

Do different languages actually exist or were they created to stop us from unity?

We all speak the same language Either here or there Our sounds may differ Our thoughts the same Our feelings so alike Our bodies perfect copies Love in Paris is still love in Japan Peace in America is still a peace in Iran Hunger in Africa is still hunger in India We may sound indifferent … Continue reading Do different languages actually exist or were they created to stop us from unity?

The School Holidays are finally here – Fun Ideas to do at Home and on a budget!

The one thing all moms and kids look forward to - three weeks of no school, lunch boxes, homework, school uniforms, traffic, and getting up on cold winter mornings. Although we are thrilled about more time we begin to wonder what we will do with the kids for three cold weeks for fun and on … Continue reading The School Holidays are finally here – Fun Ideas to do at Home and on a budget!

Seasons

  It's been a long time since I have written anything. It feels like I have been on a train not knowing my own destination. Unable to get off at any train stop. Waiting to see if the next stop is more fitting perhaps? My thoughts kept inside for so long, bottled up like French … Continue reading Seasons