Cooking tutorial on how to make an easy, super quick chickpea curry. Why chickpeas? Well for one they are super rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber as well as a good source of plant-based protein and for two it has loads of health benefits such as regulating blood sugar and promoting a healthy heart. This recipe... Continue Reading →
Written by Waseema from Our French Adventure
InFebruary 2019, we decided to drive from Strasbourg to Paris for our flight home to Cape Town. The kids were looking forward to the road trip, and we managed to squeeze in a few hours to see the Eiffel Tower before leaving.
I was so excited to see the Eiffel Tower; hubby visited Paris twice before, so he’d seen it before me, but I wanted to experience it all for myself – the city of love; the people, the atmosphere, the food, and just immerse in the ambiance of it all.
I always imagined visiting Paris and having my freshly baked croissant with coffee, wearing my red beret sitting in a café and experiencing it all, watching the locals — exactly how it is portrayed in the movies: all fancy schmancy.
The morning we left for Paris…
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Last week we drove for about 10hrs from Strasbourg via Paris to Saint Jean du Mont and as far as Noirmoutier - an island just off the coast of the Vendee department in western France. Below are snippets of our crazy adventure across France on a road that never ends with our four children. This... Continue Reading →
Growing up in Cape Town, South Africa, we were taught English as our first language and Afrikaans as our second language in school. This was my norm and that of my children, so when we decided to move to France, everyone said the french language would be difficult for the children to grasp. We saw... Continue Reading →
On Thursday, 12th March the French President addressed the nation and announced that all schools, day care centres and universities would be closed from Monday, 16th March due to this virus. Everyone still went on as per normal and people didn't take it seriously enough and then Monday, 16th March Macron addressed the nation again... Continue Reading →
Everyone told me that when we get here it will be a major culture shock - I was open to it. They told me about the language barrier and that it will be difficult - I was open to it. They told me it would be difficult at first to adjust - I was open... Continue Reading →