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!
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”……..
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
The first week we arrived in Beira there was no electricity in the whole of the city, complete blackout. We had just driven 8 hours from Zimbabwe with two dogs, in the dark with no idea of where our house was, with temperatures hitting a cooking 40 degrees with 100% humidity, and no water or… Read More Friends in the expat world…..get used to saying goodbye!
So I thought I would share this little snippet with you while I lie here currently feeling very sorry for myself under a mountain of tissues. Yep, the obligatory cold, or as it is classified here ‘ The Flu,’ has followed me back to Beira from my recent visit back to Blighty; a wonderful leaving… Read More When you know you have lived in Africa for too long!