It’s surreal going through something you’ve so often seen on the news, I’ve lived in Florida now going on 8 years and we often have the watches for the hurricanes but they’ve always swung away. Not this time, no matter how much we spoke to the Weather Gods, prayed or told the weather man on the tv that he has it wrong and to go … Continue reading Sharing Hurricane Irma
I have travelled on and off since I was young both within South Africa and the world and through out my travels I have never stayed in a place longer than 3 years. Till now. For the first time in my life I am living in a foreign country going on now a total of 8 years, the longest time in one place and let … Continue reading The Culture difference
Napa Food and Vine (NFV for short here on SF) invited me out their part of the world for a mini working vacation, spontaneous vacations are the best kind and who was I to say no? First up let me just correct all of you who are as misguided as I am. You know those beautiful mountains between Phoenix aka the desert, that white stuff on … Continue reading Heading to San Fransisco!
Hearing the flaps come up, feeling the wheels touch down once more upon solid ground, looking through the window and seeing the terminals at Newark International planted the purest mass of goose bumps all over my skin. Holy Macaroni with cheese I was in America. My awe was not in awesome wonder to be in this world power but rather in shock, a moment I … Continue reading An Official Alien ~ 2 April 2009