Just to be clear, there are no definitive rules for happiness. My happiness is not your happiness. My happiness is also not the same from day to day but there are a few things that lights my sparkle. Always! A good morning starts with coffee in a nice cup. Flowers says it best. Smell nice.… Read More My 10 Happiness Rules
When last did you swim in the sea at 6:30 in the morning? I hope to make this my new birthday tradition and of course there was bubbly afterwards. The cold sea water is guaranteed to wake up parts of you you never knew existed and leave you totally refreshed.
There is only so much you can fit into 1 weekend and it is never enough. Sunday night I still think about the things I should have done, could have done or would have done. This past weekend was packed with fun, exercise, good wine and best friends. A few photos shows how I went… Read More Weekend Wind Down
As if reality is not exciting enough there is now easy access to another world. The world of Virtual Reality or VR as it is commonly known. Armed with a headset and hand controls I only needed a computer with the appropriate software to get me going. That and a young instructor. Within minutes I… Read More Virtual Reality Escapism
It’s a wrap! 2017 is almost gonners and will be over soon. Last year I saw 2016 slipping away from a beach chair next to Langebaan lagoon but this year I will be home in Vermont, Hermanus. It’s a busy weekend starting tonight with Jesse Clegg at Sumaridge Wine Estate in Hemel-en-Aarde. First time seeing… Read More Ending 2017 in Hermanus
We all have those. The favourites that makes us go “oe” and “ah” and leaves a warm feeling in your heart. I have my favourite songs, people, food and wine. But the one thing that brings instant gratification is looking at a favourite picture. Here are some of mine. There is a lot of water,… Read More Favourite Photos of 2017
An open space where you can swim, play and pause. That’s Kleinmond’s Sandown Beach. With Blue Flag Status this Overberg beach is not just an amazing bit of coastline, it is also internationally recognised as an environmental asset to the rich tourism offerings of the Cape Whale Coast. Rotary has recently helped to make the… Read More Kleinmond Blue Flag Beach
Tuesday’s neither here nor there. An in-betweener. A hope of better things to come. As a champagne and Méthode Cap Classique lover the following pic goes well with Tuesday. The illustration was done by Frans Groenewald.
Nature has a way of communicating the right message at the right time. I look around me and listen to the whispers and find hope and inspiration in nature’s signs. Today the clouds reminded me that there is always a silver lining. Every challenge comes with encouragement.
The sun sets on another week and it’s getting closer to the end of another year. Simultaneously it is the start of a new week and I’m diarising events for a new year. That’s life – it goes in loops. I am totally trusting the magic of tomorrow and that of new beginnings. Monday, 2018…… Read More The End or the Start?