Margaretha Bertha van Riet (Margareet Armstrong) Wellwood Caldwell Armstrong. Also known as Joe in South Africa. As I mentioned in one of my last posts that my mother died last year October – 7th October to be exact. I am not going to tell you what an amazing person she was or how I miss … Continue reading How do we grieve?
The magic of Lake Malawi. In a letter while describing part of the holiday I write: “Dear MW, it has been so lovely, no wind, and very peaceful; and the food is great: we have bought the most deliciously tasty papayas and bananas grown locally. It is also mesmerizing seeing the waves here at the … Continue reading The highlights and the challenges of Lake Malawi.
This year has been a very odd year for all of us because of Covid-19 and for me October feels like a significant month within this year so I decided to mention a few things to my readers at the beginning of this month. Photo by JJ Jordan on Pexels.com Photo by Ave Calvar Martinez … Continue reading October and our lives go on….
Photo by Negative Space on Pexels.com May we have the freedom to choose, and the wisdom to know when to do what is required of us, or when to exert our freedom for then we are truly free from manipulation and immaturity. We are only free to choose when we can look at things from … Continue reading Freedom to choose and wisdom to know…
Our stay at Makuzi Beach. Makuzi Beach, M Noffke.Makuzi Beach, M Noffke.Makuzi lodge, M Noffke.Makuzi Beach, M Noffke Makuzi Beach, M Noffke.Makuzi Beach, by M Noffke.Makuzi Beach, by M Noffke. Finally, after quite a bit of searching, we found a place where we felt happy to settle for 10 days of holidaying: camping style. It … Continue reading Makuzi Beach, Malawi
One night in Malawi I cried myself to sleep because I felt like a spoiled brat: here I was whining about taking so long to get to our destination while we witnessed utter poverty; I just wasn’t enjoying all the endless driving and searching for the best place while I felt uncomfortable seeing all the … Continue reading Searching for an ATM in Malawi.
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Metamorphosis demands I grow It feels like velcro clinging to my old ways inside and out complexity, so much going on so much hanging-on mind-sets ingrained want to let go not easy though they seem to be holding me like velcro pulling, prising, plucking, tugging, twisting, ripping, peeling, tweezing , … Continue reading Metamorphosis demands…
A section of a personal image, by Morag Noffke. Change... I realize I am facing loss of many things. I wonder if you are too? It is that time of life for me. Wading through heavy stuff. I feel like I am going through a metamorphosis on a grand scale. It is like a slow … Continue reading Monumental Metamorphosis
The second night at Lake Malawi we stayed at Palm Beach. Finding new friends along the way added enjoyable memories. We met a Dutch couple, Gabi and Art, who lived in Tanzania. They were well seasoned travelers and it was really interesting to hear their travel tales. In comparing notes, on this particular trip they … Continue reading Traveling and Finding new friends.
btfHome fire burning, By Morag Noffke.Photo by Ivan Bertolazzi on Pexels.com Some of you may have noticed that I haven’t posted anything in a couple of weeks. It seems like the usual thing is to apologize about but I don’t see anything wrong with taking a break if you need one. I guess if I … Continue reading Taking time for yourself.