Tagged: Cape Town

Snobs & Strangers, Kindness & Friends.

I called her the “b” word, and I was yelling it, and almost crying, my knuckles white on the steering wheel. I’m not a very sweary person normally, to be honest. (My kids might...

Update #21- When Water Runs Dry

The basic content of these updates is what goes on in my house, a journal of the events in our lives, and finding the lesson in the craziness. Water restrictions are being enforced in...

Lessons in Laundry

Laundry. I’ve done a lot. Especially in the last 3 years, because in Zimbabwe, most homes employ permanent domestic help. Here in Cape Town, I am the domestic help. But then I counted my...

The Story of Our Holiday

I love collecting shells. Look at this urchin shell I found whilst we were on holiday in the Eastern Cape over Christmas- it was beautiful, and huge- almost the size of the palm of...