CHINESE NEW YEAR

I headed out to the Nan Hau Buddhist Temple in Bronkhorspruit with three friends yesterday to join in the New year Festivities. We had the lighting ceremony in the Main Shrine, then went to watch the dancing Dragon and they set off fireworks. it was interesting to learn what each part is believed to help. […] Read more…

Reality : I am going to die, one day

As I moved home and let go of tons of stuff, I spent some time getting my paperwork in order. No one really likes to talk about death, but its a part of the natural progression of life – we are born, some of us live and without a doubt, we are all going to […] Read more…

New cottage

Hello there, Cottage means a “small house, and is most often referred to as a place in the countryside”. My ‘small house’ though is not in the countryside, but when I sit outside and take in the view, it’s easy to forget that the hustle and bustle of the city is just a few kms […] Read more…

Moving house

I moved about six months ago to a cottage closer to my work.  The traffic from where I was previously could be crazy, and I was simply not prepared to have to leave for work earlier than the 6 am time slot I was leaving.  So, I found a new abode, and although I am […] Read more…

Aaah, I want to be French

I want to be French. I want to move to France, and besides stroll along the Champs-Élysées, take pictures with the Eiffel Tower in the background and sip on Champagne, I want to not fear my wrinkles and stretch marks … lol. Okay, so seriously, watch the video linked above, where Alexa Chung is learning […] Read more…

Real and raw

I am wildly attracted to real people.  People who share their emotions when they are ‘raw’. When they dare to take you along on their journey of pain, anger, frustration, healing, dealing with the new life they have no option but to adopt. These are people I feel drawn to.  People, who are complete strangers, […] Read more…

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