Team Effort in Aid of Rhino

24 September 2012 Bulletin Board
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What can be more inspiring than participating in initiatives that support conservation and communities, while simultaneously harnessing the power of creative fire? This is just the scenario that played out a week ago at Beaulieu Prep School in Johannesburg. The special people there had invited Damien Mander, founding director and chairman of the International Anti-Poaching […]

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Out of the Mouths of Puppies

17 August 2012 Daily Life
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Many of us have been enchanted at some time or another by the wisdom that emanates “out of the mouths of babes” . . . but how about puppies? With a two-year-old German Shepherd Dog, Quest, and an eight-month-old Golden Retriever puppy, Storm, we’re in the position to learn a whole lot about life from […]

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All About Africa Health

15 July 2012 Bulletin Board
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Dave and I were commissioned a few weeks ago to do the photography and videography for Africa Health, Africa’s largest healthcare exhibition and congress, held at the Nasrec venue in Johannesburg, South Africa. What a phenomenal, 3 day event. It soon became clear that this is a unique platform for any healthcare manufacturer or distributor […]

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Observing “Africa Time” . . .

2 May 2012 Wildlife
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According to Wikipedia, “African Time (or Africa Time) is a colloquial term used to describe a perceived cultural tendency, in most parts of Africa, toward a more relaxed attitude to time. This is sometimes used in a pejorative sense, about tardiness . . . also . . . the more leisurely, relaxed and less rigorously […]

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Easter Celebrations

8 April 2012 Daily Life
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HAPPY EASTER to all who celebrate it! We’ve been having a wonderful time with our grand-daughter Mykaela, who delighted in an easter egg hunt in our garden and is sharing some bounty with her mom in the above photo. With the abundance of chocolate eggs everywhere, I thought I’d share an interesting article that I […]

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Miss SA Teen 2012 – Entry Photos

3 April 2012 Studio
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Entries open soon for Miss SA Teen 2012. Follow that link to find out all about the selection criteria and entry requirements, which include two recent A4 colour photographs (one head and shoulders and one full length), dressed appropriately. Being highly experienced in studio photography of modeling portfolios and specializing in assisting aspiring models (for […]

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True Inspiration from Sporting Ironmen

31 March 2012 Daily Life
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There’s no excuse. My cycling gear has been staring forlornly at me for weeks, and I’ve been pretending not to notice . . . or blaming my exercise (and blogging!) neglect on the rhino, since we’ve been so tied up filming for them. That’s not fair, though. It’s not as if they asked for it. […]

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Websites, Puppies & Carpet Wetting

26 February 2012 Blogging
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Hi everyone, I hope 2012 is off to a fabulous start for you all. We’ve hit the ground running, hence the few blog posts and general silence around the blogosphere – apologies to my blogging friends! Apart from being absorbed in a significant project to help save the rhino (which is progressing at speed, so […]

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The Perfect Storm

31 January 2012 Daily Life
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“The Perfect Storm”: that’s what Dave said yesterday – about our two-month old Golden Retriever puppy, pictured above and below, whose name is Storm. There’s a special story attached to this. About 7 years ago Dave’s brother’s home was robbed and his adult Golden Retrievers tragically poisoned, leaving a litter of 1-day old puppies to […]

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Blog Awards – Paying it Forward

13 January 2012 Blogging
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It’s time to spread the love around the blogosphere and celebrate 2012 with some online gratitude 🙂 First and foremost, heart-felt thanks to Amy Nora Doyle at Souldipper (based in Canada) for her gift to me of the Liebster Award (meaning Favourite): This is passed on with a request to recognise the blogger who gave […]

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New Year Lanterns Lighting the Sky

1 January 2012 Daily Life
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HAPPY NEW YEAR! May your wishes find wings and your heart’s desires be fulfilled in 2012. Our dreams took flight last night, in the embrace of beautiful sky lanterns that breathed enchantment towards the stars. Mine couldn’t seem to wait to take off and floated first with a prayer for our beloved Jina, who disappeared […]

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