Month: December 2014

Fashion to live or Fashion to die in 2015?

So ‘Arm Knitting’ is now a thing, my Pinterest feed is inundated. You quite literally arm your arm with yarn and knit yourself…a blankey! The chunky blankets do look gorgeous and I am tempted but holding ones arm out for an hour whilst attempting to knit an over sized rug on it just seems a Read More

A Christmas Affair

Christmas time in Africa is a different ball game to up North where it will probably snow. It’s hot out here and drinking hot chocolate with those mini marshmallows in front of the fire, although super Christmassy are not an African Christmas reality I’m afraid (my Australian Compadres will know) it’s hot out here! As Read More

Mini Vacay

The summer season is upon us, the season for sipping bubbles out on the lawn, braai’s, lashings of sunscreen, flip flops and to kick it all off a little vacay to the Berg, thanks to some dear friends for opening their hearts and timeshare to us! The Drakensberg is a truly special place and always Read More


“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens Brown paper packages tied up with strings These are a few of my favorite things” Given all the rain we have had here in the KZN Midlands, one might argue that summer has abandoned us this year and I won’t be Read More