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Andaman Island – Leaving on a jet plane

In all honesty, I have to admit that visiting India or surrounding areas have never really been on my bucket list of things to do before I die or grow too old to enjoy life. However, when opportunity knocks one makes sure to grab it with both hands and to make the most of the […]

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Life after kids – Love Yourself

I dragged myself out of bed this morning to go for a walk as I’m daily reminded that summer is around the corner and I’ve got a few more kilo’s to shed before buying a new swimming cozzie. Seeing all the tourists on the beach is adding to the angst as one can feel summer […]

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Get your Vitamin SEA on and get Island hopping

When last have you treated yourself to some Vitamin SEA? Why not grab some brochures or get on the net and start searching for an island getaway. Whether it is a budget one or an all out no limits, all inclusive holiday, start making that dream come true. There are plenty of reasons why an […]

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Tasty Lamb Stew

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To Car or Not to Car

I started my Friday a tad grumpy as I didn’t really feel like going to Port Louis for the third time in as many days but hubby rented a mini-van for a few days so as to have transport whilst prepping the boat for sea and I had to return it to the rental agents […]

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Mauritius – affordable or not?

I read the posts of people wanting to leave SA and my heart breaks because I know it’s not a viable option financially or otherwise for many people BUT if you can manage to do so one can adjust your budget and live a good life. It is not impossible. We didn’t leave for the […]

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Tripping down Memory Lane – Agulhas in 2017

Every now and then hubby and myself take a few days off without the kids to explore some or other weird and wonderful place. This trip was in the winter of 2017 and we went to one of my old time favorites as a child. Agulhas. Where you find the ‘TIP’ of Africa. Enroute the […]

Karolien - There is life after kids Tripping Down Memory Lane

Random musings – Another day, Another week

Good day all friends and followers! I have not been as active as I would have liked to be this past week as I was knocked for a six with a terrible head-cold which I still haven’t shook but I am happy to report that at least I’ve been sleeping better with my ‘retarded’ Rhino-cap […]

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Daily Ramblings – Meaning of life according to Pablo Picasso

A friend posted the following quote on Facebook this morning and it hit a nerve. The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. – Pablo Picasso These days life is all about ‘finding your purpose’. For years this question has completely stumped me. How do […]

Karolien - There is life after kids Ramblings About Life