Pardon my French…

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 →

Ramadan Kareem

Algamdulillah, the best month of the entire year is approaching - the blessed month of Ramadan. The month of the Quran, the month to increase our Duas (prayers), the month to give back to the poor and needy, the month to get closer to our Creator, the month for spiritual cleansing and the month for... 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 →

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