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,…

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…

Mental Health: Free Your Mind

Mental health is something that is crucial to happiness and well being. I firmly believe we all need to nurture our precious minds because we are more than our thoughts. The biggest problem is that it is always swept under the carpet and there seems to be a lack of understanding with a quick dismissal…

The Reality of Life Without Electricity

The term “load shedding” in Zambia is what “Brexit” is to the UK and one word sums it all up, disruptive. In the past the country experienced power cuts every now and then but nothing compares to the daily power cuts which have become the norm. The government attributes the electricity issue to a lack…

Street Photography Moments

I have a keen interest in taking photos not only for a good selfie but I believe there’s always more to the story and enjoy capturing memories. Joined the Lusaka Camera Chat Group to see what I could learn and get tips on my photo game. Led by David Brown, we meet at Rhapsody’s in…

Spread Love not Hate

As we are in the month of Love I wanted to share some quotes about love not as corny as you might think but short and sweet. Which I believe shouldn’t be just for a month but for all time. There’s a lot of negativity in the world we live in today and whether you…

A Reflective Moment

One day you wake up and it clicks as to what’s important, what matters in life and any unwanted opinion that came your way was just one sided. I lost a friend who was given six weeks to live to cancer a few years back, once you see what that time limit does. It changes…

What’s Cooking: Thai Chicken Meatballs

Our lives revolve around food it brings people together whether its something big or small, fills you up and puts a smile on your face. My relationship with food has mostly been about been what I can and cannot eat. Now this recipe I love, can’t remember where I got from. I have however added…

Conservation: Cheers to the Elephants

I was invited to a charity event in August to raise funds for wildlife education and conservation through the Game Rangers International inconjunction with the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation. One of the most memorable moments of the night was having the pleasure of listening to the English soprano Laura Wright belt some tunes.So, I finally…