Taking A Tangy Morning “Tonic” Shot Boost

On top of taking Vitamin C tablets, been immersed in making this tonic concoction in batches to help me with inflammation and to make me feel better about giving my immune system a boost as we are now prone to colds and coughs. To keep any symptoms away it can be drunk cold or hot…

Nurturing My Green Fingers

At long last I have succeeded in nurturing my green fingers and have produce from the garden. Once you learn to grow your own vegetables it’s a whole other level of achieved satisfaction and just a great feeling that you were dedicated enough to not let them wither away. It is also nice to just…

For the Love Of Tea

As it gets a bit wintery here I reach for a cuppa and I am reminded that one of the wonderful things about having tea is that there is always time for a par-tea! I’m not a tea aficionado but love the stuff because it is a no fuss drink all you have to do…

Glamping in the Yard

Since we couldn’t go on holiday we brought the holiday to us, sort of, by getting reacquainted with the great outdoors in our very own backyard without forgoing any creature comforts. Camping is a wonderful adventure for all ages and you get to experience the outdoors properly but the older you get, you need to…

Social Distancing at a Flower Farm

On a beautiful blazing hot sunny day I now have a deeper appreciation for the greater outdoors that I took advantage of. Although we have our own garden in times like these it’s great knowing someone with a farm because social distancing works every well with acres and acres of land as it’s mostly flowers,…

Dairy Free Food Swaps

These days people are choosing to go dairy-free because of intolerances or food allergies. My reason was both health and intolerance which I talked about in my being lactose intolerant post. Sharing some food swaps that I make for those everyday eats because the most common question I get regarding not having dairy is, how…

Fashion: Self Isolation Style

As many of us are still in isolation, loungewear, leggings and tracksuits have become our comfort clothes as we stay indoors and get bored or learn a skill together. Of course there is the exception of those Zoom appropriate outfits but the more we stay at home we seek to just simplify things and for…

On the Road to Luangwa River

Long before isolation and social distancing we took a drive to a small town called Luangwa just to check out the River and enjoy the scenery. From Lusaka you drive east, it is a distance of 228.9 km, the drive took about 3.5 hours because we had a flat tire along the way but made…

What’s Cooking: Spice Up Your Rice

With all the doom and gloom out there one needs a little joy as we take things day by day in isolation. This recipe is full of flavour and will brighten things up for you, a dish that will please both vegetarians and meat-eaters. As much as I enjoy steamed rice I have had enough…

The Battle for a New Normal

Since November I have been watching the news of the coronavirus and how it spread so fast to present day. The whole world is shook, lockdowns have been enforced and all activities, work, travel plans have been abandoned until it is deemed safe again. The world is currently going through the most devastating pandemic of…