Our trip was in 2013 but these days what with global warming, carbon emissions and the like we would want to consider the amount of animal protein we eat and what we would replace it with. What we considered eating simply then would not be what we consider it to be now. This would make a very interesting discussion if anyone would like to comment.
Together we bridge the gap.
How do we bridge the gap Created by anxiety or anger The emotions that ripple-effect Pushing back I can’t reach or won’t reach Till I resolve to make a way Coming forwards Owning my baggage Acknowledging the impact on you Only as we want to work together no ifs' or buttes Only as we let … Continue reading Together we bridge the gap.
African trip, Facing my foibles, day 2
It was a steep learning curve setting up camp in the half dark not knowing where anything was: you could hear my very ill-tempered mutterings from within the lug-boxes, 'I can’t find anything'... 'where are the matches?' as I frantically waded through eating utensils, pots and food.
An African Trip, Day 1: 30th May 2013
It was raining in Cape Town. I had packed but Derek still needed to make his lists for camping gear and car gear. Derek had been sorting out the ‘gadgets'. The laptop had stolen hours from Derek’s packing time as it had crashed the day before. I had saved all my research of places we … Continue reading An African Trip, Day 1: 30th May 2013
An African Adventure: Cars and equipment
When we first began to talk about the trip we didn’t know where we wanted to travel. We just knew we had the desire to go so we sat down and made a list of what we each wanted individually. We then took from our lists all the common interests. Originally Derek had wanted to … Continue reading An African Adventure: Cars and equipment
An African adventure began to stir in our hearts.
In January, 2013 Derek said: ‘Let’s go on an American road trip this year.’ He was hungry for new experiences in the moment since my brush with cancer. The cogs in my brain whizzed, remembering a recent story of a friend who had been ‘dragged’ through Mozambique and Zimbabwe by her husband who had been … Continue reading An African adventure began to stir in our hearts.
I remember the precious friends we made along the way when we travelled to Malawi through Southern Africa. I loved meeting camping friends because of all the different walks of life and the stories we shared. It was such a joy to bump into the same people at different camping sites and compare notes and … Continue reading Fellow Tavellers
Better to prevent burnout than to have to cure it.
Six tips to help against burnout 1) Evaluate your life style. Are you always busy, running around, starting the next project before finishing your last one and feeling like your life is passing you by while you are left clutching at straws? Maybe you don’t feel you have time to tidy up after the project; … Continue reading Better to prevent burnout than to have to cure it.