Betty’s Bay for my Birthday

It is the same story every year. I live for my birthday. Okay, not entirely, but I just love celebrating my birthday. Last year I said I wanted to go somewhere and stay in a bed & breakfast or cottage or self catering unit, air bnb, anything in that line. The location was not superContinue reading “Betty’s Bay for my Birthday”

Kirstenbosch through Etienne’s Eyes

You know what they say about assumptions, do not do it. “Assumptions are made and most assumptions are wrong.” – Albert Einstein So, I learned my lesson again on January,5th 2022. My husband said that he was going to take leave for the day and then we can go do something to end my leave andContinue reading “Kirstenbosch through Etienne’s Eyes”

Dear Traveller: An open, honest letter

Dear traveller, Hi. I understand that you are desperate to see a friend, your family, move to a different country to get away from our shit or return home. I understand that you are tired and frustrated with the COVID situation. I understand that you are frustrated with the delay in responses and I canContinue reading “Dear Traveller: An open, honest letter”

A Day in the Life (of a Diabetic)

A day in the life of a Diabetic differs from person to person. Not one Diabetic’s day is the same. We all have our own routine and things that needs to get done, but what we all have in common is the pricks, scans and injections. There are so many different factors that will haveContinue reading “A Day in the Life (of a Diabetic)”

My (Parents) Diagnosis Story

My diagnosis story is not really mine to tell. I know it sounds weird, but I was so little when I was diagnosed that it feels like it should rather be my parents’ story to tell. I went to my mom and I asked her some questions based on what I have heard from otherContinue reading “My (Parents) Diagnosis Story”

What Happens in Bali, (doesn’t) Stay’s in Bali

A few years back on honeymoon we had quite the adventure and experience in Bali. The first two days was extremely overwhelming and all we wanted to do was come home. It was their school holidays and a spiritual holiday and heaven knows there were more scooters driving around than there are people in SouthContinue reading “What Happens in Bali, (doesn’t) Stay’s in Bali”

Customer Service-The Good, Bad and the Ugly

Warning: Sarcasm will filter through Recently I celebrated my first 6 years at one company. The first 4 years was almost butterflies and rainbows. I really enjoyed my work and I really like my company. I will always try and assist to the best of my abilities, wherever and whenever I can. Even by workingContinue reading “Customer Service-The Good, Bad and the Ugly”

Radisson Red – 3 Year Anniversary

On 16 June 2021 we celebrated our 3 year wedding anniversary. We always try and do something exciting and special for the day. This year Etienne had a very elaborate plan and a huge surprise for me. On the Tuesday, 15th of June, we drove out to town to go and collect our painted mugContinue reading “Radisson Red – 3 Year Anniversary”

Clay Cafe In The City

I came across this restaurant on Instagram. Everybody was visiting and raving about the experience. I was intrigued. It is called Clay Cafe in The City. The main restaurant is in Houtbay, but they have a flagship one right in town. I sent the link to Etienne and told him that this will be aContinue reading “Clay Cafe In The City”