South Africa

fruit and vegetables in boxes

‘broad bean’ and other edible body shapes…?

Or ‘My Button Keeps Popping off My Pants and other Food Stories’ I am fortunate to have been pretty much the same shape and size my whole adult life but now I have bumped into a bit of a mental hurdle and I’m literally clambering over it to the next… Read More »‘broad bean’ and other edible body shapes…?

lion head carpet in shop

26 South African sights you will never see in Ireland.

26 South African sights you will never see in Ireland. That’s right, you will never see these scenes in Ireland (unless you look at my photographs), because these are all typical scenes you would find in South Africa. Some of these are so normal to South Africans, it has taken… Read More »26 South African sights you will never see in Ireland.

The ‘Krismis’ Bed

The ‘Krismis’ Bed In a big country inhabited mostly by people with small houses – like South Africa (where we are from) – Christmas and Easter time often means a long journey home to be with your family and no spare bed for you to sleep in when you get there.… Read More »The ‘Krismis’ Bed

Glynn

From Egoli to Glynn

From Egoli to Glynn In 2004 we left Johannesburg or Egoli-the City of Gold; population : 3,226,055 (2001 figures, there are over 4 million people living there now, or over 10 million if you include the greater metropolitan area). According to the latest Irish census results 4 million is nearly equivalent to the entire… Read More »From Egoli to Glynn