Why does moving never go quite as planned? At the young age of 27, I have finally flown the nest and moved out. I started looking for a place in November, and now I am spending my first night in my new home with my fiancé.
After much nagging and determination, we have finally started a vegetable patch. Well more a vegetable bucket, but it is better than nothing and we all gotta start somewhere, right? This is my second attempt at growing something edible. Usually, my kind of garden work is, put it in the ground and walk away. If... Continue Reading →
What the heck was that? October was one heck of a crazy ride, emotionally and physically for me. It was filled up with: 4 Birthdays 1 The day being told 1 uncle in ICU and another had a stroke 2 aunts from the UK in SA 1 Uncle died 1 Kitchen tea 1 Baby shower... Continue Reading →
Today sees the start of a brand new, day one. I know I have had a lot of 'day one' already just in these A Year Ago posts alone and for me that is okay. Each time I start over I get a little further than the last, whether by a day or by a... Continue Reading →
As I had feared I had to miss the first two days of the Japan Cultural Expo this year. However, I did manage to make it on Sunday and got to spend the full day taking it all in. I had fun but when I compared it to my experience last year in 2019, I... Continue Reading →
The Japan Cultural Expo in South Africa takes place in a mall's shopping courts and walkways. The expo sets up displays of traditional things from Japan. As well as offering displays of traditional Japanese activities like Kendo, Ikebana and Bonsai. Where: Brooklyn Mall, Pretoria, South Africa When: Friday 6th / Saturday 7th / Sunday 8th... Continue Reading →