I don’t care what people think. This is my life, and I am proud of the fact that we could do this for our children. I am grateful for the opportunity and I will be grateful every single day of my life.
I love our home… I really, really love it. The big windows looking out onto the bush and animal enclosures; watching the full-moon from our makeshift skylight in the loft; the fact that the whole house is actually slightly skew; standing in front of my big stove and looking straight at Table Mountain; The wind […]
Before I go too deep down this spiraling rabbit hole of school fees, can I just say that I appreciate teachers. I appreciate the men and women that teach my kids things that I can’t, who look after them and keep them safe while I work my butt off to afford their services. I do […]
I had a very different childhood than most – I am acutely aware of that now. I can see it in my husband’s face when I tell him the stories of the adventures we had and how we chose to entertain ourselves. The look of bewilderment, disbelief and confusion mixed with a pang of jealousy. […]
What happens after you die is one of life’s big mysteries, which is one of the reasons I love ghost stories — who’s to say the creepy things we read in books are impossible? Ghost stories are everywhere. Some people believe it and others don’t. I find ‘real-life’ ghost stories especially fascinating, and love visiting places with […]
I grew up on a farm near a small town called Upington in the Northern Cape. I lived there for about 17-years before moving to Cape Town in order to pursue a career in the Fashion Industry (what was I thinking?). Although I absolutely love Cape Town and everything she has to offer, it just […]