Day eight surviving without electricity in the East of Ptretoria – Only in South Africa

Me again! Writing from the East of Pretoria where we are going on day eight living like campers in our own homes. 😉 We have just been informed that the new cables have once again been stolen. The power went on yesterday morning and off again yesterday afternoon only to go off again today. It … Continue reading Day eight surviving without electricity in the East of Ptretoria – Only in South Africa

At last – we have power again!

I told you I will post an update on our power situation, so here it is. Last night around 03:00 our power went on!! Hooray! It was such an amazing feeling to turn on the lights and tele and found that it worked perfectly. No more candles, waiting for 30 minutes before having a cup … Continue reading At last – we have power again!

Essential tips for surviving without power for six days and counting!

After the blow-up of the power station feeding electricity to our neighbourhood we have come to day six without having power. Here is what I have found essential for having no power for six days, and counting... You can go a few days without having a shower or washing your hair! Cooking hot water on … Continue reading Essential tips for surviving without power for six days and counting!

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!