A hot summer’s day
A warm bed
A beautiful place
Where there is family
and good food.
Waves crashing on the beach.
The sound of silence in the middle of the desert.
Dwarfed by the imposing force of rugged mountains.
A solo road-trip,
and evenings spent with Che.
These are the times you will find me lingering.
WordPress daily prompt: Linger. Tell us about times in which you linger — when you don’t want an event, or a day to end. What is it you love about these times? Why do you wish you could linger forever?
How is this year shaping up so far? Write a post about your biggest challenges and achievements thus far (wordpress daily prompt).
A whole new car without buying a new car. A new job. The Blogging from A to Z. Cape Town…twice…so far! Family. Family. Family.
Continue reading Despite the load-shedding, it’s been one huge learning experience so far!
Sleep is one-third of our lives: write a post about it. Do you love naps? Have trouble falling asleep? Wish you could remember your dreams? Remember something especially vivid? Snuggle under a blanket, or throw the windows wide open? Meditate on sleep. This is today’s prompt from WordPress.
Continue reading To Sleep, Perchance to Dream
I finally got to visit the Bo-Kaap area of Cape Town recently. Widely known for its colourfully painted houses, it sits on the slopes of Signal Hill and embodies an interesting part of the Cape’s history. Walking through the cobbled streets one is enveloped in its rich cultural history.
Continue reading WordPress Weekly Photo: Beautiful Bo-Kaap!
Let me start off by saying that I am relatively new to serious photography (read more below about this). I love taking photos and have always been been that member of the family with the camera everyone wants to avoid but can’t.
Continue reading I am that member of the family with the camera everyone wants to avoid but can’t
If we were having coffee…hmmm…yes, if we were having coffee I’d tell you that this week I started my new job.
Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share: 21 days to a new habit
A three-photo essay featuring the protea, South African national flower. Click on the first photo to enlarge and see the gallery.
Continue reading Three Photo Essay: The Protea
Dancing and crackling
By the light of the fire
I slide trance-like in Continue reading My NaBloPoMo Firelight Haiku
What to do, what to do…when you miss posting daily for NaBloPoMo? Create a weekend mash-up of all the prompts off-course…preferably around a theme, like the Cape Town International Jazz Festival.
Continue reading What to do when you don’t post daily for NaBloPoMo
Situated in Mauritius, the beautiful natural phenomenon of the coloured earths (scroll to the bottom of the post for a bit of the science behind this force of nature) took me by surprise.
Continue reading WordPress Weekly Photo: Chamarel Coloured Earths