I find it annoying that when I can least write, I am most full of topics to write about. Then when I finally have a good block of time to write, my mind refuses to engage. Pffft. Conditional gratitude Some years ago I listened to a cancer survivor talk about unconditional gratitude. I forget the…… Continue reading Unconditional gratitude
It recently occurred to me that right in my backyard I have access to what many don’t have and would pay good money for – the bush and wildlife! Warthog grazing lazily in the Namibian heat (average 35°C)More warthogBeautiful dusk hues as the sun sets behind the hill
“Don’t grow up too fast, but I also can’t wait for you to start sleeping through the night”, I whisper to my 3 month old son as he contentedly feeds at my bosom. That’s the conundrum I find myself in – I yearn to have my unencumbered life back, yet I simultaneously want to cherish…… Continue reading A mama’s dilemma
We had our first October rains today in Windhoek. The air smells amazing and it’s refreshing to be outside. It’s also refreshing to finally be in good head and emotional space enough to notice the first blossom of my rose bush. To new seasons.
I used to hate gym; I still do to an extent. I hate being confined in a relatively small space with other sweaty humans. I hate running on the treadmill instead of running outside and inhaling fresh air. And most of all, I hate the locker rooms. Though I must admit that certain aspects such…… Continue reading #WomenGrinding
Last Friday night my husband and I had the extreme pleasure of attending a Monkey Nuts show at the Goethe-Institut in Windhoek. The Monkey Nuts are a Zimbabwean hip-hop band with “[a]n imposing energy of sounds, personified by elements of electronic/digital, African, rock and hip hop tones…”. They’re great at what they do and they…… Continue reading The Monkey Nuts in Windhoek!
The Windhoek City Market is the only regular social event I’ve attended so far in this fairly quiet city and I’ve really enjoyed its vibe. It’s a food, wine and crafts market and it’s held every 3rd Friday at a place called The Village in Eros, Windhoek. My camera isn’t great but I’d like to share with you…… Continue reading Our Communities: Windhoek City Market