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It struck me last week, when Bruno asked me to send him photos of my home on the farm, that I’d never even taken any photos, let alone post them online to show family and friends.  So, I had a mini photo session the other day, and wanted to give you all a glimpse of […]

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When you’ve lived in a place more than a year, and you’ve seen the turning of the seasons, it’s comforting to see that cycle start again.  Admittedly, I haven’t had the opportunity to experience this often or recently, so perhaps that’s why it feels special.  Or perhaps it is because it is spring here in […]

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Zimbabwe has just the best storms ever.  They come with such massive ferocity, they bring you to your knees in awesome, fearful prayer.  Minute after stormy minute, they crescendo, rain falling harder, thunder crashing louder, fear and awe mounting…  And the lightning illuminates this already gigantic sky like a celestial lightbulb.  God, up there in […]

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My, how time has flown. It seems like only yesterday, I arrived, tired and jet-lagged, onto the farm. I remember so many things from that first day – the dusty, scorched earth on the side of the road from the airport; being bombarded by Christoph and his love of Ben-10 at the airport; being dragged […]

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Mozambique – for some, the name might conjure up images of civil war, dire poverty, guerillas warriors hiding out in jungles; but for me, Mozambique will forever more be associated with images of pristine turquoise beaches with smooth white sand, coconut and banana trees lining the coast, unspoiled islands, coral reefs teeming with fish, traditional […]

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