Natural beauty

Natural beauty

The beauty of living in a city with so many public parks, is the sheere variety of what can be seen and enjoyed in Spring 🙂 Despite having lived in London for many years, this year marked my first visit to the Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park – renowned for...
My favourite poem

My favourite poem

i thank you God for most this amazing e.e. cummings i thank You God for most this amazing day:for the leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue true dream of sky;and for everything which is natural which is infinite which is yes (i who have died am alive again...

Life according to otters…

A friend sent me a link to this video earlier today, knowing how I LOVE cute animals… and it made me think about some life lessons too… What I got from this video (apart from loads of smiles): It reminds me that we all start from a place of not knowing,...
The Big Bike Ride – version 2!

The Big Bike Ride – version 2!

Calling on friends & family with a few quid to spare please:) In early October, my 16 year old nephew Liam Rissik and some fellow scouts from 1st Knysna Sea Scouts are doing THE RIDE to raise funds to buy one (or two if possible) bikes for the Knysna Sports School...
Three Words That Will Save Your Life

Three Words That Will Save Your Life

I love Alexander Green’s “Spiritual Wealth” letters – here’s one that particularly resonates: Three Words That Will Save Your Life by Alexander Green Dear Reader, Talk about a model prisoner… In 1985, Fleet Maull began serving a...