Saturday was a truly South African national holiday, Human Right’s Day. On the one hand it is a day set aside to commemorate the Sharpville Massacre in 1960 and on the other hand it is the day that South Africans celebrate the arrival of a new Bill of Rights in 1997. And this typical of […]
Entries Tagged as 'Thoughtful Thursdays'
March 24th, 2015 · 1 Comment
March 12th, 2015 · 6 Comments
There is a rather grumpy panda, with a tray of the most colourful and delicious looking donuts ever… he offers them to his friends one by one… and as soon as they say they would like one, he retracts the offer, “I have changed my mind.” … and lo and behold there is one last little beast that has the magic: “Please Mr Panda?”… and that lucky little one receives the whole tray, because as it turns out, Mr Panda doesn’t even like doughnuts but he rather fancies courtesy.
March 4th, 2015 · 14 Comments
It has been an age since I wrote a parenting post, I guess when you are in the thick of it you can quite forget to write about it. Recently my friend Marcia from The 123 Blog asked me for my top 3 parenting tips – gasp. To be honest I actually choked a bit, […]
February 18th, 2015 · 11 Comments
It isn’t often that I am invited to a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, in fact never ever before… Every year PanMacmillan, South Africa have a book day, when they showcase all the latest and greatest kids reads and the new launches for the year… It is an unmissable event. Anyway this past Friday was the […]
January 8th, 2015 · 16 Comments
We are a week into the New Year and some friends were lamenting the state of their New Year’s Resolutions. All those good intentions, many of them are really good resolutions, are starting to fade. Blogs aren’t being updated and refreshed, exercise classes have been missed, there are only so many cups of green tea […]
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November 25th, 2014 · 32 Comments
This is not one of our usual posts and it is a sad one. If you aren’t up to it then move along, our regular blogging will resume. But over here we do blog about our “life and times” and sometimes life is sad. I really needed to write about this before time passes and […]
November 17th, 2014 · 16 Comments
Home is where the heart is, home is a haven and for our children home is the preparation ground for stepping out into the world one day. We have this idea as moms of young children that our children will be with us forever, that we will be in the rut of diapers and dishes […]