Not all girls are made of sugar and spice and all things nice. Some girls are made of adventure, fine beer, brains and no fear. If you were to make a 'recipe for you', what would it contain? What are the essential ingredients that make you who you are? I read the above quote and … Continue reading What are you made of?
In Kiswahili there is a simple four-letter word that has far greater meaning than one would first think. 'Pole' (pronounced 'po-lay') is simply translated as 'Sorry', yet the actual meaning of this is a lot more complex. On a daily basis in East Africa and particularly in Tanzania, you will hear 'pole' being said approximately … Continue reading The Art of the Apology
"If elephants didn't exist, you couldn't invent one. They belong to a small group of living things so unlikely they challenge credulity and common sense." - Lyall Watson As someone who finds nature completely fascinating, you can imagine that living in a land that counts giraffes, lions and zebra as the locals adds up to … Continue reading Ode to the Elephant