Country People – Meet Colleen Black from Mazabuka, Zambia.

Meet Colleen Black, follower of Christ, wife, zero waste enthusiast and expat       I have been following Colleen’s inspirational journey since I read about her Zero-waste lifestyle in a Go, Platteland Magazine in 2015.  What a perfect person to start of this Category, celebrating Country People in this month of Plastic-Free July. Where…

Plastiekvrye Julie – Week 1

So week 1 van Plastiekvrye-Julie is verby. Neem jy deel? Volg jy die uitdaging op sosiale media? Hoe was week 1 vir jou? Wat was jou hoogte- en laagtepunte? Op my 4 spesifieke voornemens was ek suksesvol vir week 1. Lees oor hulle hier. Klik op die skakel – Voornemens Ek het geen plastiekwaterbottels, weggooibare…

Skryf Safari – Hoekom blog ek?

Kom ons begin by die begin. Ek het in ‘n wildreservaat in die Oos-Vrystaat gewoon toe ek begin skryf het. (Ons het intussen getrek na ‘n plaas net buite Bloemfontein in die Brandfort distrik.)Kliek gerus op die skakels om die stories te sien. Good bye Eastern Freestate Welcome to Bakoorvlakte So, om terug te kom…

Ubuntu Adventures

I have an unstoppable desire to be part of an adventure. When I am done with one, or even while I am busy, I already start thinking of where I can go or what to do next. While I was pregnant, I would still try to do daily hikes on the farm. Also, because I…

Trail-cam Shenanigans

Last year I wrote about the Bat-eared Foxes of Bakoorvlakte. I have recently tried to find them again, especially now that it is winter again, and theoretically they should be more active in the day. I haven’t really had any luck myself to find them in day time, but my trail-cam did. My husband gave…

Raising a Spotted Hyena Part 5

This is the fifth and final part on the story of Crocuta. Crocuta was now 3 years of age and have been in a clan of her own for almost a year. I still visited her whenever I had time, I would call her to the fence and she would come running to the fence…

Healthy Chocolate Cake for a blue Monday

Putting healthy and chocolate cake in the same sentence is a bit bizarre, but as far as a chocolate cake could be healthy and delicious at the same time, this one ticks the boxes. I took a recipe from my old stick-it-together recipe book and adjusted the ingredients to create a low-carb cake. I have…