So many of you have sent me requests and reservations for the little restaurant we are opening in August. It’s all coming together now and in a few days I will set up a special email where you can submit reservations. I’ve had this dream for a while, to open a little bistrot. 5 years […]
Nants ingonyama bagithi Baba [Here comes a lion, Father]
Sithi uhm ingonyama [Oh yes, it's a lion]
Nants ingonyama bagithi babaSithi uhhmm ingonyamaIngonyamaSiyo Nqoba [We're going to conquer]
IngonyamaIngonyama nengw' enamabala [A lion and a leopard come to this open place]
(Zulu words to opening verse of “circle of life,” Lion King Movie playing in my phone)
last day of 2016 was on a fine Saturday, making 1st January a Sunday. It’s a family tradition to be home over the festive season but on this particular one, my Dad and Our firstborn Kevin were absent for reasons we all understood. This left us with mum, alphine and I. Alphine being an early bird when it comes to sleeping left for bed at around 9.00pm. Mum and her girl stayed by the fireside and stories kept us awake. A...
A few days ago I got an invitation to cycle with a group of 10-15 others in search of adventure. I hesitated, bearing in mind the last time I was on the 2-wheel machine I fell terribly almost breaking my leg. My body said no but my heart said yes COUNT ME IN." But wait, how many Kilometers will we cover? Is there a ‘kibandaski’ (small hotel with a kiosk structure)on our way where we can have our lunch? I remember asking...