Category Archives: Everyday life

10 Great things about South Africa

These days it is so easy to complain about everything. I have to admit that with all the corruption and crime going on in our beautiful country there is a time and place to be realistic and look at the facts, but there is also a time to be quiet and focus on the positive things. Continue reading 10 Great things about South Africa

In sickness and in health

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Today is our wedding anniversary. Eight years ago we said I do and promised to stand by one another… even in sickness and in health.

As you read a few weeks back I was very sick last year while being pregnant with Number One and ended up 29 days in hospital. It was a tough time for all our family and friends, especially my husband, who stood by my side. Luckily he was surrounded by supporting family and friends. Continue reading In sickness and in health

Miracle lady

surviving icuWhen I talk about the “miracle lady” I want you to know that it is all by the grace and goodness of God. All the glory to Him.

It all started a few months ago when I went to the doctor with chest pain and coughing… actually to 3 different doctors in a 4-week period. Continue reading Miracle lady

The day I almost fell of a horse

Horse-riding

We went to the mountains and one of the many activities we did was horse-riding.

Although my parents sent us for some horse-riding lessons as children I believe all skills can be forgotten without regular practice. Every time I get on a horse I see myself as a beginner, trying to get as many tips from the guide as possible. On that specific day the only instructions I remembered were “hold on” and “put your feet in here”. Continue reading The day I almost fell of a horse

Finding rest

We recently went to the mountains for a week for a long-deserved rest. We went with family and one might ask how much rest did you anticipate with my 18 month old toddler and his 6 and 9 year old cousins.
Finding rest... sunset over mountain

The chalets had different views, ours overlooked a mountain and the rest over the valley and mountains in the far distance.

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Communication mishaps

Communication mishapsCommunication plays a very important role in our everyday life.

In one of the Friends-episodes there is the incident where 2 of the friends have the misunderstanding when one asked “got the keys?”, but the message was understood as “got the keys”; and they were locked outside the apartment, both thinking the other one got the keys. Continue reading Communication mishaps