Month: October 2018

Sun City holiday

Apart from yesterdays book review I’ve been quiet on my blog as I was away in Sun City last week.  We flew back on Friday night and returned to the office on Monday. It was a wonderful holiday with amazing animal sightings in Pilanesberg National…

Book review: Those Other Women by Nicola Moriarty

This book tackles the huge issue of women tearing each other down and includes social media which cleverly fits into the story.  While the fighting takes place both on Facebook and the real world, it serves as a reminder that nastiness both on and offline can be equally hurtful. The…

Book review: After the last dance by Sarra Manning

I’ve been a fan of Sarra Manning since she wrote for J17.  Back in the day when I was a teenager I’d go to Paperweight which was a shop that sold lots of overseas magazines.  J17 was one of my favourites and I loved Sarra’s articles.  Being…

Hello Friday!

We had some really hot summer days recently and now it is back to spring with cooler temperatures – I’m not complaining, I know the very hot weather will arrive and in the meantime I’m enjoying this can-wear-a-dress-without-getting-cold-but-don’t-need-airconditioning-just-yet weather.  My Friday pic above was taken…

If you and I had coffee

I’m linking up with Lecy today https://asimplergrace.blogspot.com/ If we met for coffee I’d suggest a restaurant nearby which has a lovely section outside which sits in the shade – great with the warm weather we’ve been having. I’d order a red cappuchino and ask…

Weekly gratitude

I’m linking up with  Lindsay http://theflynnigans.com/ Charlotte http://mypixieblog.com/ and Beth http://coffeeuntilcocktailsblog.com/ with my weekly gratitude list.  I meant to post on Friday but am doing today instead.  I actually have more to add from the weekend so here goes: Going to the gym last week even when…

Humpday confessions

Confession no. 1:  As excited as I am for spring and the warmer weather, I am not complaining that we’ve had some chilly mornings and evenings.  I love pressing snooze in the mornings and snuggling for a few more minutes. Confession no. 2:  I…