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Lifestyle, Marriage

Wedding Envy

July 12, 2016 | 6 Comments

I LOVED my big raucous farm wedding but that doesn’t stop me me ooohing and aaahing over other people’s photos, mostly because I adore beautiful things and people in love and special times. My sister Megan’s wedding to Englishman Justin was held in March at the Oceana Game Reserve and you couldn’t have asked for a more exquisite setting or a more perfect day. They’ve recently received their official pics and it reminded me again how special their day was. Continue Reading…

Books, Marriage

The Course of Love by Alain de Botton

June 7, 2016 | 11 Comments

We’ve all been sold the story, over and over again. Boy meets girl. They fall in love. They go through a small trial of sorts but then hey presto, all is resolved and he buys a diamond and they get married and live happily ever after and head off into the sunset on a pony. What a crock of bull.

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Marriage. And Watermelon.

October 19, 2015 | 19 Comments

I like cooking. I like food. If you follow me on Instagram, you will see that I’m always trying out new recipes and buying creative ingredients and generally having fun in the kitchen. I’m no professional but I see cooking as an expression of love, an opportunity to show someone how much I care about them. But we are all different are we not? This whole “love languages” thing is very real, this is something I realised last night. Here is why: Continue Reading…