As I was dipping my fries in the bearnaise sauce I was wondering whether to write a blog about food or expat life, and then I chose the letter. I’m on a few expat forums on social media, mostly because when I arrived in the Netherlands it was a valuable resource. Now I try toContinue reading “Expat life”
After nearly 2 years, we are learning to live with Corona in our presence. We’ve been vaccinated, vaccinated again and boosted. Despite the pandemic I’ve been blessed. I made a new life for myself in a new country. I’ve made new friends. Fell in love. Moved to a new city:Den Haag. Adopted a dog. DevelopedContinue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: The End”
After an amazing visit to the country of my birth, we touched down in the country I now call home. We are thankful for all the good memories Be kind. Stay safe
Our return to Pretoria was mostly about family time and getting ready for the trip back. But I did manage to hear the sound of my childhood… The ice cream van! Be kind. Stay safe
We concluded our visit to the coast with a seafood buffet at the famous Vette Mossel in the Groot Brak area. It’s not just a meal, it’s an experience and definitely worth a visit. Come hungry. Be kind. Stay safe
Knysna! The town always fascinated me, with every visit holding something special. We started with breakfast at 34 degrees South Our next stop will forever be a highlight. We had the privilege of an elephant interaction at Knysna Elephant Park. They rehabilitate elephants that require it, and visitors are allowed to interact with them underContinue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 661”
Today we explored Mosselbaai, including the Diaz museum and the postal tree. Be kind. Stay safe.
After a family day together, we concluded our amazing visit to the Western Cape we decided to head south. At Houw Hoek we stopped for a Brunch en route..and then more south, to the Southernmost point of Africa – Cape Agulhas At the end of the day we found rest at our next stop, theContinue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 659”
We spent another day gallivanting, yes time visiting Spice Route and tasting the amazing chocolates at De Villiers Chocolate. Highly recommended! Be kind. Stay safe.
A new year starts! We offered to make dinner for the family, a lovely Spaghetti Bolognaise as Marinus learnt to do in Italy. The only problem is, we couldn’t find a pot big enough… Not to be put down, we decided to make it in the swart pot on the fire. I think it evenContinue reading “Life in the time of Corona – Captain’s log: Day 656”