Every Drop Matters

Last week was such a crazy busy week full of work related stress. Our team is most likely finishing at our current client at the end of March, but this has not been confirmed as yet. That is always a bit uncomfortable. We were very behind in our delivery due to the client being unable …

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Celebrations and Expectations

The last day of my year end holiday ended on a high as Lily and Josh drove up to stay with us and Caitlin came for dinner that evening to see them. We were having dinner to celebrate Lily and Josh's engagement as he proposed to her on the 3rd of January. And yes that …

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Silent Nights and Sand Storms

The wind in Cape Town was insane most of this week. The seas were full of white horses. Image credit. As we live in a bay which is surrounded by a sandy beach, the wind blows the sand all over the place, even over the roads making them impassable. There was a team of men …

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Awakening & Feasting

This has been a fun but hectic weekend. I knew it would be tiring having so much fun so on Friday evening we just ordered in take away pizzas. Lily and Josh were out with their friends for dinner so it was just me Norm and Caitlin. We stayed Banting and ordered cauliflower bases for …

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The Yum Cha Experience

We were so lucky to get a table on Thursday at Cheyne's in Hout Bay to experience his fabulous winter special, the 'Winter Yum Cha Experience' which is R150 per person for any three dishes of your choice from his winter menu. You then have the option of paying R50 for an additional 4th dish so …

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This Little Piggy

Working for 2 different clients can lead to confusion. I cannot operate on auto pilot in the mornings, I have to think - 'where am I working today'? I have one client in the Foreshore in the city on Monday and Tuesday and my other client where I work from Wednesday to Friday is in …

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Fair Enough

When I left the U.K. I was just about to lose my driving license due to too many speeding fines. The U.K. system is points based and I was a ticket away from running out of points. This week I paid almost 2 thousand rand in traffic fines. Some behavior never changes. I'm a road …

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The Path To Redemption

I always think one should spoil themselves on their birthday, especially if no one else is going to. This year both my husband and my daughter were going away and were not here for my birthday. My other daughter Lily works late so I decided to organize my own itinerary of happiness, starting with booking …

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