emigration

klein Karoo near Outshoorn

Leaving South Africa – our interview on South East Radio

Leaving South Africa – our interview on South East Radio Recently Athol and I went into South East Radio – the local radio station here in Wexford, Ireland – to be interviewed by Alan Corcoran for his Morning Mix show on what life is like in South Africa. We spoke… Read More »Leaving South Africa – our interview on South East Radio

Female figure standing looking over the view of the Drakensberg Mountains in South Africa

Election Day in South Africa -Looking back after fifteen years in Ireland

This week marks the fifteen year anniversary of our arrival in Ireland with our two year old and my 5-month-big bump. In all these years we have been back to visit South Africa about nine times – we returned from our latest trip last week. This is the first trip… Read More »Election Day in South Africa -Looking back after fifteen years in Ireland

Irish landscape green hills and fields

You’ll be happy living in Ireland if…

You’ll be happy living in Ireland if… …you love, love, LURVE the colour green. This country is not called the Emerald Isle just for the craic (for a laugh), wherever you look you are surrounded by greeny greenness. And not just in the fields and hills, trees and grass. Come… Read More »You’ll be happy living in Ireland if…

Feeling nostalgic in Ireland, missing South Africa

Will my home ever feel like home?

Will my home ever feel like home? This time a year ago we were travelling around South Africa visiting family and friends. Today I am over on the Mummy and the Mexican’s Blog as a guest blogger on her Nomad, Expat, Immigrant – Stories from Life Abroad series. I talk… Read More »Will my home ever feel like home?