A Valentines Day (and night) I will not forget!

Most countries have their ‘hot spot;’ a place or experience that attracts tourists in their thousands and that basks in the light of international fame. In South Africa, it’s Table Mountain. In Zimbabwe,… Continue reading

Taking photos while going 120 km’s per hour.

It was a 5 hour journey back home. The kids were asleep, hubby was in his element listening to the news and I was about to shout my usual ‘STOP THE CAR,’ I’ve… Continue reading

The Malawian Guitarist

On a trip to the southern tip of Malawi, while photographing the flood devastation – I bumped into this talented guitarist; seemingly happy and eager to play on, regardless of the tragedy surrounding… Continue reading

Floods in Malawi

Hushed by the sound of rain, they sleep.  Lying side by side – children, grandparents, mothers and fathers – breathe deeply and dreaming of tomorrow. Not so far from the slumbering mud house,… Continue reading

When it rained

Who would have thought that this thirsty and bone dry land, racked with rib looking contours ready for planting maize, would look like this now – full to the brim with water; saturated… Continue reading

Midnight Rain

And just like that, 2014 has gone! It was a tough year in many ways but while it certainly had it’s ups, I’d like to put my request in for a gentle year… Continue reading

Drama unfolding in Majete

A breeze picks up. It sways the ‘out of reach’ canopy of green, rustling the leaves and taunting the animals below. Sporadic black clouds puff about, promising big rain but dropping nothing. The… Continue reading

Grade 1 Exam, Malawi style!

I had a good chuckle at my daughter’s first term Grade one multiple choice exam questions. This is when you truly know you are living in Malawi! (The following questions were from various… Continue reading

Have you asked them to tell you a story?

Do you ever think back to when your grandparents were still alive? The fond memories you have of them when growing up as a child with their quiet strength ever guiding you. Their… Continue reading