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A Change is Gonna Come

I’m looking forward to my stint as assistant cook and bottle washer in America when my first grandchild arrives in October. 5 months may seem like a long stretch to be away from home but when you get to my … Continue reading

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Food Glorious Food

We don’t entertain nearly as much as we used to, which is a shame because I miss the lively conversation around our dining room table and the cheering company of good friends. What I don’t miss is the bloody performance … Continue reading

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For What It’s Worth

I have a reputation for burying my head in the sand and where better to do it than on a smallholding in the beautiful KwaZulu-Natal Midlands? That’s not to say I don’t care about what’s going on, I do – … Continue reading

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Food Glorious Food

For a while now I’ve been concerned about my overall lack of routine and, more specifically, my non-existent mealtime regime. It started going downhill when I relocated to the country and lived on my own for few years. I felt … Continue reading

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What A Wonderful World

4 years ago, I decided to include a regular “photo-essay” type post on my blog featuring photos which weren’t essentially of flowers or vegetables (which, by the way, I usually include in Growin’ in the Wind posts). I called it What a … Continue reading

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Cold Little Heart

8 years ago I swopped half a century of city life for a new start in the country. I had grown disenchanted with the life I was living and when Alex left home to go to university in the Cape, … Continue reading

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Jaya shiva shankara*

What a crazy month April was. It started with us moving my mum out of her wee house and into the Amber Valley care centre in nearby Howick. It was a distressing experience for all of us, which was hardly … Continue reading

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