Wishing you peace and love. M +D Noffke A man born to love. Many of us are spending a quiet Christmas, not by desire, maybe by choice, but also out of necessity to avoid the pandemic. I am using the time to reflect on who Jesus was, born into our world, his mission to reflect … Continue reading Christmas
As you know I have made changes to my health and diet over the last year. So for this festive time I wanted to make something that reminded me of the spices in Christmas mince pies and Christmas cakes which I traditionally ate but have decided not to eat this year. I don’t feel hard … Continue reading Christmas Spice Rusks
Let your joy be in your journey - not in some distant goal.Tim Cook In your journey: May you be blessed with joy May your heart be filled with gratitude May Joy sustain your journey as you head for your goal and the product of your goal be your final reward. Digital doodle, May Joy … Continue reading Joy in the journey
Smiling mask, M Noffke Masks hide our smiles these days. Your Smiling beauty comes from the inside but how do you do that when you have to wear a mask? Your inner attitudes shine through actions. Masks have changed the way we are interpreted and it can feel quite harsh, stern and frosty as they … Continue reading Smile.
We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.Joseph Campbell Let gratitude fill your heart and may it complete your joy in season. Digital doodle, may joy be yours, M Noffke
Digital doodle, 2021 happiness, M Noffke Certainty is uncertain and uncertainty is certain: one thing is for sure, we cannot know what the future holds. it is humbling and calls for appreciation of what we already have. Here is my year end poem: Year end... I appreciate my life, my friends and family, all my … Continue reading Old Year 2020/New Year 2021
End 2020, Start 2021 There are two weeks to go before the new year, 2021. This must be one of the most poignant times for us as the human race; Covid 19 certainly has made a mark on humanity, no matter what your opinions are about it Covid 19. We all must surely wish that … Continue reading End 2020
Bees on onion flower, M Noffke. In my lovely back garden are small bugs and bees, I am grateful for these: they come and go as they please; visiting blossoms as they speak of hope and a new tomorrow - their potential promise renewed that produces my fruit and vegetables. Pollination of flowers inspiring my … Continue reading I am grateful for bugs and bees.
Roses on the roadside in Elgin, by Morag Noffke. Roses, roses, roses.My overwhelming memory of driving through the orchards in Elgin and Grabouw was of all the roses. The rose is one of my favorite flowers and they felt and looked so abundant lining streets. We were on the lookout for a private airfield that … Continue reading Elgin and Grabouw
Derek's flight over Franschhoek and Theewaterskloof Dam Last Thursday I posted about Our visit to Franschhoek and surrounds. Some of you might already know that Derek flies a Microlight: so as today is International Civil Aviation Day I thought I would like to share with you a special video Derek made for you on my … Continue reading International Civil Aviation Day