Category «Life»

Holiday At Home – At the Zoo

  The Johannesburg Zoo was our fifth and final adventure destination. When I woke on Friday morning and looked out the window at grey skies and drizzle, I wondered if we would have to change our plans. Fortunately the sky had cleared by the time we were due to leave.   The Zoo is a …

Holiday At Home – A Real 'Tweet'

There are some things I miss about living in Fourways. The traffic on William Nicol is not one of those things. Nevertheless, for the fourth day of our holiday adventures, we set off north – our destination, the Montecasino Bird Gardens. Entrance is free for children younger than two, R33 for children between two and …

Holiday At Home – Beauty and the Beast

The third day of our Jozi holiday saw us venturing into the heart of the city. We popped in at POST for drinks. I ordered the homemade lemonade – which Emmy promptly claimed as her own. When I finally got to taste it, it was delicious. No wonder she wouldn’t release the glass. POST is …

Holiday At Home – Popcorn and Penguins

Jacques jetted off to Port Elizabeth for the day, so we had a rather lazy girls’ day yesterday. The rainy weather was perfect for our early morning movie date. For some reason, Greenstone is only showing Penguins of Madagascar in 3D. I can’t watch 3D and I know the girls won’t cope with those glasses …

Holiday At Home – Dino Disappointment

We left our holiday preparation really late this year so instead of frantically trying to find coastal accommodation, we decided to make the best of a quiet Johannesburg and see what the city had to offer in terms of holiday entertainment. The mobile billboard for the Dino Expo at the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens made it …

The Magic In Mundane

Stopping to smell the roses. These are right outside our front door and the first thing I see when I leave the house.

Blog Share Connect currently has a challenge going that encourages us to find the magic in the mundane events of daily life. I thought that was a lovely idea and have been tweeting my #mundanehappiness. Instead of a daily blog post, I’ve chosen to do a semi-weekly roundup.   It’s not too late to join …

25 Things You Didn’t Know About Me

I’ve seen this meme floating around the blogosphere recently, and decided to join in the fun. 1. I’m happiest when we can spend a chilled Saturday at home as a family. 2. … especially if it involves a morning of sleeping-in (very rare). 3. I’ve always wanted to travel the world. I lived in South …