Same of you who follow me on Instagram would have noticed that I am on my yearly visit back to the home land, and this year I have been treated to a stinking hot glorious summer! Although I must say even though myself and the boys have enjoyed the hot sunny days, sleeping in 30… Read More Brit in Britain……through my boys eyes
I have spoken before about the nature of the expat life with friends coming and going like ships at the port; it’s the life here you get used to it. Some of us are here for the long haul others here for just a few months or years, but no matter how long you are… Read More My blogging mission is taking shape!
Winter has arrived in Beira and it couldn’t have come any sooner, this summer has been HOT! For those who are unaware of the seasons here in Beira, either it is bloody hot and humid or a tad cooler with no humidity, there is no middle ground. You know its Winter in Beira when you… Read More Winter has arrived, hip hip hooray!!!!
A few weeks ago was one of those days where I came home thinking “this is why I love Africa.” It was an experience that took me by surprise and opened my eyes to the other side of Beira, the side you don’t often see. This world was not the expat, world where everything works… Read More The day I met “this oke”……..
Homesickness is a funny thing that can hit you in the most unexpected moments, for example, the other morning when I was driving my eldest son to nursery school. It had been raining all night after the most epic lighting display, and earth-shaking thunderstorms and when my youngest son woke up at 5 am (yes lie-ins are… Read More Homesickness….it’s a funny thing
It has been a while since I have written anything on this blog any longer than an Instagram caption, which in fact makes me a pretty weak blogger! I can blame this on a million and one things; lack of inspiration, time, the children grabbing at my ankles, blah blah, but to be honest they… Read More PUT… THE… PHONE… DOWN!!!
On a stormy, blustery Saturday to get the boys out the house to disperse some of the energy that these little ones seem to have in abundance, we nipped over to the beach for a walk. I say nipped over as we are fortunate to live a stone’s throw away from the beach which also… Read More The Beira fishermen…..it’s a family affair