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Filling the Well in Robertson

August 22, 2017 | 10 Comments

How’s everyone? We went away this weekend to the most incredible place, called Tierhoek cottages in the Robertson valley. The pictures on the website don’t really do it justice, so here are some more, so you can see just how jaw-dropping the views and surroundings are (we stayed in Fig Tree cottage). Honestly I spent the whole weekend staring and just drinking in the silence and the beauty. We lazed about on the lawn, the kids played soccer, we went for walks, lay in the sun, visited a wine farm, went on a boat around a lake and just generally relaxed. Continue Reading…

Writing

Calling Out Into the Void

August 4, 2017 | 12 Comments

Do you ever feel a bit…pointless? Not in a family or work sort of sense, but just in terms of what you do the rest of the day (i.e in my case, blogging/writing). Lately I feel somewhat irrelevant. I keep having these thoughts and thinking: well no one is going to gain much from THAT sort of conversation because you’re too x, too y, too z. I think this is a writing, blogging and social media issue, and probably not one that those of you who don’t blurt your whole lives out on to the Internet will have. Lucky you. Continue Reading…

Writing

Freebies Aren’t Really Free You Know

February 27, 2017 | 7 Comments
Freebies aren't really free

This post has been brewing for a while but it’s only when I chatted to a fellow blogger about the topic at an event the other day that I started thinking about it all over again. There’s a tendency to look at bloggers, the freebies they get, the experiences they get to enjoy, and think: oh well it’s nice for some. Continue Reading…