It's Paul's birthday this weekend, but I'm away for work. Naturally, I'm riddled with guilt and have been trying to think of ways to make it up to him. My solution, bribe him with travel.It's no secret that Paul and I are lovers of travelling to those obscure little places in South Africa that were… Continue reading The Most Romantic Hideaway in South Africa
We can be pretty darn nasty to ourselves. This becomes especially clear when on a weight-loss journey that isn’t going according to plan. Here are some ways to start being kinder to yourself … Move on There comes a point in your life where you need to let go of what you were and start… Continue reading Are you sabotaging your weight loss?
I will be the first to admit that I have a flair for the dramatics. Most of the time the drama isn't even real, but I add it anyway. Every now and then you experience the kind of day that makes people cringe. You experience the kind of day that makes you chuckle nervously and… Continue reading Split happens
Apparently today is a Blue Monday. The third Monday of the new year is typically when all those good intentions go bad. Jokes on them though, I’ve only just started again. But seriously, there are reports that this is the day that most people go back on their resolutions, so those new gym goers start… Continue reading New Year Resolutions 2.0
Eve Palmer said: “At first encounter the Karoo may seem arid, desolate and unforgiving, but to those who know it, it is a land of secret beauty and infinite variety.” If I think back to my first encounter with the Karoo, this couldn't be more accurate. While many families run to the sandy beaches that line our… Continue reading One night in Nieu Bethesda