I love Mozambique.

I’ve got to be honest. I’m excited about our next move to Malawi; new places to explore, new people to meet, new lessons to learn and of course – new blog material!!! But… Continue reading

Farm Attack

Life can be cheap in Africa, and this weekend my parents experienced it firsthand. 50/50, my dad said. It was 50/50 as to whether they would come out alive or would be found… Continue reading

The Point and Shoot African road trip

It’s been a while since I’ve properly posted! We’ve been on the road you see and I can comfortably say that I would make an utterly crap travel blogger! Writing and publishing blog… Continue reading

The story of a Congolese Refugee

For some, including myself, the world is a small place. I have friends and family who reside in the States, Europe, Australia, Africa and Asia. We stay connected with the help of internet,… Continue reading

Weathering the Storm

It’s a typical African Christmas. Days are filled with long sessions in the swimming pool – interrupted by short and dramatic thunder storms or by mum calling the kids in for lunch. A… Continue reading

My Long walk to freedom (and still walking)

I didn’t realize how much the Apartheid experience had kept me in its clutches until I lived in Mozambique for a number of years. I was 10 years old when they released Mandela.… Continue reading

The Grande Hotel; I finally got in!

I couldn’t  count how many times I have driven past the Grande Hotel, staring up at this magnificent, yet derelict building and wondering how to get in! I can hear some of my… Continue reading

Is Mozambique Safe? Post Election Update

When driving into Beira last week, I got stuck in a traffic jam. Hundreds of campaigners were on the move and their dancing and singing boodies had occupied most of the road. I… Continue reading

Is Mozambique safe?

There are many questions being asked right now about the safety of Mozambique. Should the South Africans cancel their Christmas beach holidays? Should the expats be stocking up with tinned food for the… Continue reading