Nurturing Ourselves: Simple ways that Taking Time Refuels and Rejuvenates

Dewy Morning

Nurturing Ourselves in Nature: Thriving Amidst the Challenges of Life In the relentless rhythm of modern life, it’s easy to lose sight of our own needs amidst the demands and expectations placed upon us. However, amidst the hustle and bustle, we must prioritize the nurturing of our own well-being. Taking the time to refuel and […]

Peace & Tranquillity

Peace , Tranquility and A Great Place to ‘Stoep-Sit’ http://www.noorspoort.co.za/ NOORSPORT GUEST FARM A Simpler Life A welcoming site, this beautiful self-catering 150-year-old farm homestead. Near the settlement of Steylerville, located in the centre of the wool and mohair districts in the south eastern corner of the Great Karoo. A perfect place to relax and […]

And Not An Elephant In Sight

An elephant park should have elephants…and they really can’t be missed. Not a one in sight this particular day…but lots of birds…Mr. P…my avid birder husband incredibly happy and we really didn’t mind the absence of the mammoth pachyderms that the park was named after…Addo Elephant Park Addo is a short journey we randomly make […]

135 Days…

Back home from a cold and rainy forest holiday in Hogsback (strange name with unknown origin)…supposedly the place that inspired JRR Tolkien… nestled in the Amatola Mountain range and housing the oldest forest in South Africa… With no wi-fi or internet…you can lose yourself in the pure magic…the earthy smells and fragrances of the natural […]


What did the momma elephant say to her kid when he was misbehaving? “Tusk, tusk!” Sorry🤣 I couldn’t help myself…A little cabin fever and a few days of an awful virus has me a little woozy…or that’s my excuse…I just looooove funny stupid jokes🤣 Haven’t had any wild adventures lately…but revisiting old photos made me […]

Into the Garden…

The last few weeks have been a swirl of busyness and emotion…and with no forest within walking distance…into the garden I went…well, it’s really just the back yard😉…but it is my own personal Garden of Eden…green and full of nature’s soothing balm for my soul… “And into the forest I go, to lose my mind […]

February Awards…

It is nice to see the reward of your work…I have to admit that I was disappointed last month…but it only pushed me to work harder…and listening to the critique was rewarding…it is not always easy to hear what needed to be improved…but one of the best ways to continue to develop your skills…by listening […]