Month: March 2018

The drought in Cape Town

As you may know I live in Cape Town in South Africa.  What you may not know is that we are having a terrible drought at the moment and conserving water has become of utmost importance. For some time now we’ve been hearing about…

The weekend that was

Some weekends are just so awesome that they need a recap!  This past one was just what I needed.  Hubby and I discussed a spontaneous getaway on Wednesday when we had our day off.  We have plans for the Easter weekend and we wondered…

Hooray for Friday!

It was a 4 day week here in South Africa with Wednesday being a Public Holiday.  Even with a shorter week I still feel in desperate need of a weekend.  Been fighting the flu and each time I think I’m over it, the cough…

Book review: Surprise me by Sophie Kinsella

Dan and Sylvie have been together for 10 years and live a happy but predictable life.  They have twin daughters, comfortable jobs and life plods along pleasantly.  On a visit to the Dr they are told they are very healthy and can expect to…

My OLW recap

I wrote about my OLW (One Little Word) for 2018 at the beginning of the year. https://my30somethingadventures.wordpress.com/2018/01/03/my-word-for-2018/ I chose the word release and I’ve realised that while I had the best intentions, I haven’t been very good at putting my OLW into practice everyday….

Our Sun City holiday

Last month Mark and I went to one of our favourite places – Sun City!  We love going there because it has so much to see and do.  We flew up one Saturday morning and checked into a B & B in Rustenberg.  This…

Hello Friday!

What a week!  Work has been super busy – it was our quarter end so the days have flown by in a mad rush. When the alarm went off this morning I just thought TGIF!  Weekend is here! Each Friday I share my gratitude list…