Are you connected to your inner fire? Do you need refreshing or reviving? Or are you feeling inspired for the next season? You may think I am crazy because many of you know that your spirits are flagging with the ongoing onslaught of Covid 19. In order to get through this ordeal we need to … Continue reading May your inner fire burn brightly.
Last weekend Derek and I celebrated our 34th wedding anniversary. We decided to look for self-catering so that it was easier to social distance and we found a lovely cottage on Belfield Farm In Elgin, Boland (Western Cape – South Africa). You can see a lovely slide show of the farm here We had a … Continue reading 34th Wedding Anniversary
We stayed two nights in Botswana. By this time we had spent almost 40 days on tour of Southern Africa. It was mostly because of me that we came home; Derek wanted to continue traveling to Tanzania but I was worried about my children that were at home and my ailing mother. My responsibilities were … Continue reading Back home to South Africa via Botswana and Namibia.
In my studio with my two Mewses. My happy place, playing with colour and line. Nasturtiums, water colour sketch of the day, M Noffke. Journal entry:Life is like a plant with a tangle of stems, all good, even although they are going all over the show - because life is messy like that; but it … Continue reading Art Studio
I feel out of sorts today. Not with my life or my creativity but with blogging. I think I am having a moment of questioning “what is blogging all about”? you have this too? don't you? One of my aims is to practice my craft of writing; to be a better word smith, so to … Continue reading Honestly Grumpy
My most memorable border crossing was from Zambia into Botswana at Kazangula. After we had travelled across Lake Kariba from Zimbabwe to Zambia we stayed for a night at Cubu Cabins where we had stayed when visiting Victoria Falls on our way to Malawi. We had wanted to visit Prince Sibeso again in the South … Continue reading Kazungula Border Post: My terrifying experience.
Drinking water is important for optimum health, energy and weight loss. Imagine not watering a plant – it wilts; or driving a car without topping up the water when it needed it. It overheats and eventually the car breaks down. This is what happens to us too as I am sure you are fully aware … Continue reading My experience of drinking more water.
by M Noffkeby M Noffkeby M NoffkeSubject: Your Inner Eden, oxide and egg tempera, by Morag Noffke What feeds your soul? There are many things that feed our souls and in my case I am specifically thinking of creativity. I hunger after creative processes. My innermost part yearns to create and find new forms of … Continue reading Feeding your soul.
As I mentioned last week (Ferry trip across Lake Kariba) in the evening the fishing boats began to make an appearance on Lake Kariba, one by one, little by little filling the whole lake with little twinkling lights in the dark, like diamonds on black velvet. The ferry droned on and drowned out the voices … Continue reading Kamari’s story
You are in charge of what you eat, every morsel you buy and put in your mouth are because you are in control. You are the key to your health. You get to decide or choose. You can choose to do this. It’s a great feeling when you get to realize this. Breathe you can … Continue reading Mindfulness in cooking and eating.