I dragged my husband out of bed for an early morning guided walk through the Windhoek Botanical Gardens. The walk started, and a second later we stopped to discuss the very first tree – we hadn’t even entered the gardens yet.
Once we had settled in and I had unpacked the last box, there were days that I thought to myself, do I really love myself enough to spend the next two years with me, myself and I, all day, every day – alone! As I left all my friends and family in Johannesburg to pursue life as an expat in Namibia, knowing no one.
I don’t have children which means I wasn’t going to be meeting any of the soccer moms, and I don’t even know a distant neighbour’s great aunt to get in touch with here.
We hosted our first dinner party this weekend and I put on my Masterchef apron and I made these divine chocolate and cheesecake brownies for dessert. They really are the best of both worlds – chocolate and baked cheesecake. (more…)
I have been debating about whether to publish this story or not as it is a very low point in my life and a seriously embarrassing story…
The start of this year my resolution was to actually loose a few kilos and so far I am actually sticking to my resolution, which has meant me giving up my daily intake of a truck load of chocolate 🙁
Now picture this…. (more…)
“Do one thing every day that scares you” – Eleanor Roosevelt
This quote sums up our holiday in Vietnam! I did and experienced more that scared me there in 11 days (in a good way) than I have in my lifetime to date, so I think I have a few moments banked for future mundane days.