Distressing True Colours

In recent years, a craft/ DIY technique has attracted increased interest. They call it Distressing. Used very effectively on wood

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Lessons From a Butterfly – Part 1

My family and friends know I love butterflies. But few people know their significance in my life. After the death

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Giraffe Conversations on Dusty Roads

Most afternoons, my friend Gail and I walk along the dusty roads and perimeter fences of this heavenly place we

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Legendary Stories and A Sublime Safari

Legendary stories all have their roots somewhere. I have never really given their origins too much thought and being an

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All That Glitters is Not Mongoose Food

A family of about 20 mongooses visit us once or twice a week.  They stole my heart from the very

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Seeing the Rainbow in the Storm

I am an African.  Born of the South African soil, I am unequivocally, unashamedly, African.  I rejoice in this –

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Everything Marriage Is (and is not).

Peter and I are celebrating 13 years of marriage today.  I woke up a t around 8 am to the

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Is Your Posture Preparing You For a New Journey?

One of my favorite pleasures in my new life in Marloth Park is riding my bike along the dusty banks

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Home Is Where The Heart Is

  We’ve all heard the saying: Home is where your heart is.  This week I rediscovered the truth in this

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Do You Need Exclosure?

On the tar road between Lower Sabie and Skukuza Camps in Kruger Park, there is a board explaining that parts

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