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Morning thoughts – When life gets in the way

Good morning everyone I opened my laptop now just to realize I have not opened it since Monday morning, it being the last time I’ve had time to sit down and get some proper work done. Time sure flies when we are having fun. It even flies when it’s not fun at all and even […]

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Morning Thoughts – Change

Good Morning Everyone There is a great old saying, well one of many; “A change is as good as a holiday”, and another great one that says’ “Give me coffee to accept the things I can change and help me accept the things I can do nothing about’. When is the last time you’ve changed […]

Ramblings About Life

Morning Thoughts

Good morning everyone! This particular quote has crossed by path quite a few times in the last few months. We all have an idea of what we want our lives to be like. Happy, financially secure, healthy, awesome relationships, good friends, a good job which is also perhaps a passion of you are lucky enough. […]

Ramblings About Life

The wind beneath my wings – Sailing with Klaus from Wildwind Adventures Mauritius

There has been many a day that whilst on my sunset walks, I would amble past the Hobie cats and other watersport equipment in front of the hotels on Mont Choisy beach convinced that it was unavailable for use to the locals and only for hotel guests. Turns out I was wrong. Wildwind adventures cater […]

Mauritius Reviews Where to next?

Three months and counting

You know you’re home when you realise that what was once strange and unfamiliar has now become the new normal. Our three month anniversary of being in Mauritius has come and gone, passing unnoticed, lost in the craziness that we call life. When I realized it my first thought was that the fact that we […]

Living On A Rock

Shopping in French – Adapt or die 😋

Since moving to our rock, the weekly food-shop has sure become more of a challenge as not only are the options for what was once familiar now very limited but most of the packaging in the shops sports French descriptions and directions. Knowing this from previous visits I was not too bummed out until what […]

Living On A Rock

Wannabe travel blogger 🛫❤️

How many provinces in SA have you visited and how many other countries? 🤔 Swipe on the photos to see where I’ve been. ❤️ I’m still a travel blogger wannabe in international travel but I am proud to say that I have been out of the country and outside of our borders a few times […]

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Sentimental old git

Once again, it’s that time….time for a blog.  And the muse seems to still be on holiday. It’s been like this for the past few months now, I guess I ought to send a mail and demand she/he/it come back so that the writers-block can take a hike. 😉 Easier said than done though. Ideas are a […]

Living On A Rock

Entitled Much? by Karolien

Did I raise my kids to be entitled? Hell no! I am super convinced that is the one thing I tried to avoid whilst raising them. So how did the little buggers get to the point where instant gratification is a thing in their lives. That moment that the CANNOT sit back and wait for […]

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Families and Funerals – Losing your partner by Karolien

The most dreaded words….Death in the family. When I got the call that my sister-in-law’s husband has passed away I was shocked to say the least. Johan was not that much older than myself and hubby Jacques and his death was not an expected one…not that death is ever expected but still. As deaths go […]

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