My adventure in Chaiyaphum came to an end a lot sooner than I thought it would. The greatest thing about adventure though is that there’s always another one coming! Our next escapade kicked off with a weekend in Bangkok. When we arrived at Mo Chit Bus Terminal on a Friday afternoon the first thing we … Continue reading A weekend in Bangkok
When did we start saying ‘no’ to honesty? to transparency? to connection? With others with nature with ourselves. Why do we now bury our hearts underneath a blanket of um’s and ah’s maybe’s uncertainties, never fully committing to an opinion a choice a side of the coin? Instead of standing in our power shoulders square … Continue reading It Is Okay
Social media is going crazy with the usual end-of-year posts and time-for-resolutions bullshit. Facebook is even trying to cram a year of memories into a single video and completely failing to capture the absolute brilliance that is a year in the life of. I get it, another year is drawing to a close. Christmas has … Continue reading I promised myself an extraordinary year.
Some big stuff has happened since I wrote my last post. And by ‘big stuff’ I really mean life-changing. And by ‘life-changing’ I mean literally every single thing in my life has changed. In September I packed my bag and left my home in Cape Town heading for an indefinite amount of months in Thailand. … Continue reading Free Falling in Thailand
I find it difficult to have this conversation with most people. Just say the word ‘hitchhiking’ and people will start screaming out their opinions – mostly hardcore, unchangeable, bone-deep opinions. You get the yes-folk and you get the hell-no-folk. There doesn’t seem to be an in between option here. Let me just say that I … Continue reading Hitchhiking – Yay or Nay?
I like to go gallivanting on mountains. I like to explore forests. I just generally prefer life outdoors. Here are a few reasons why I opt outside: Because I can. I don’t mean that in a cocky way at all. I say it with immense gratefulness. I am blessed to have Table Mountain as my … Continue reading Why I Opt Outside
An Ode to The Warm Heart of Africa The first time I attached the words ‘The Simple Things’ to a creation of mine was when posting the above photograph onto Instagram. It was taken on my first full day in Nkhata Bay, Malawi. And I am so incredibly in love with it and all the memories … Continue reading “In my soul I am happy.”