How quickly things can change…

So, what started off as a normal, early surprise breakfast for my daughter who turned 11 years old on Thursday, 4th June, quickly turned into a crazy, stressful day of me spending time at the GP with my son who was experiencing excruciating pain on the right side of his abdomen. We then spent another... Continue Reading →

Five facts, for fun…

Algamdulillah, there are five days left before 2018 is finally over. This year has really been a life altering one, a year of taking huge risks, a year of getting out of our comfort zones, a year of making life changing decisions, a year of breaking the norm and doing something out of the ordinary... Continue Reading →

Being homesick, hurts!

It has been seventy-six days since we last saw our friends and family in Cape Town. I honestly thought that with time, it would get easier, it would get better. Whoever said time heals all was telling one big fat lie, seriously! It does not get better! They were talking nonsense! Yes, over time you... Continue Reading →

Heritage Day – Happy Braai Day, SA!

Today is a celebration of our roots - where we come from and where we see ourselves heading towards, a celebration of people and our differences and similarities, a celebration of our rich diversity of cultures, a celebration of traditions, old and new - today is just our day to showcase true Ubuntu with loved ones,... Continue Reading →

One month since…

It’s been one month since... I last saw my daddy, brother and sisters. I last saw my other family and friends. I last slept in my own bed and went to my own bathroom. I last visited my mommy’s grave. I last cleaned my own house and was surrounded by my own stuff. But Algamdulilah,... Continue Reading →

Our Journey Begins

This blog was created to keep me busy and also a way to keep our friends and family back home updated on our adventure. It was not a simple choice of just saying “YES we going,” but it took months of planning and keeping tabs on all the balls we kept up in the air,... Continue Reading →

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