Author: Cheryl King

Durban – Why I’m going to Miss You

Soon I’ll be moving down to Somerset West in the Cape after living in Durban for over 20 years. Although I’m excited to move, there’s a lot I’m going to miss. My Durban family and friends This, of course, tops the list.  I will miss my sister Ann and her family  They have always had an open door, and whenever I got sick of my own company I could always gate crash.   Meet Lexi on Instagram @lexi_rescuepup Left:  Ralph, Ann and Lexi (a rescue dog that was supposed to be a Jack Russell, but is more of a greyhound!!)...

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Adults face Decisions too

Decisions, decisions, decisions   Becoming an adult is the dumbest thing a person can do.  Yes, it’s fun – initially.  After all, you can now drive a car, drink alcohol, earn money, go to clubs – and NOBODY can stop you. You’re an adult. Found this good advice in Maboneng Precinct What are you going to do? But what a young adult doesn’t realize or think about at the tender age of 18 years, is that life as an adult now becomes all about “What are you going to do?” In a young adult’s last year of school, he/she...

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2018 My Year in Pictures

2018 Goodness, almost the end the year already.  It feels like just yesterday I shared with you my year in pictures for 2017. My proudest moment was when I became a grandmother!! My beautiful little grand-daughter Cloe’ Bell was born on 29 November.  What joy she has brought to the family.  Sadly, I have not yet met her, but the plan is to hold and cuddle her early next year. Below are some highlights from 2018.  It’s rather photo intensive, so keep strolling. Tick for my Bucket List For a long time, I wanted to visit the far north-eastern...

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Why Everyone Loves Greyton

Everyone who has visited Greyton will tell you they’re in love with this charming Overberg town.  One of the locals I met on a walk around the town asked me “So, have you bought a house yet?”  Tempting yes, thank goodness I was wearing my head that day and not my heart. Just recently we spent a family weekend in Greyton and I have now joined the long line of fans.  These are my reasons for loving Greyton Drive from Cape Town to Greyton Greyton is less than 2 hours from Cape Town.  Just before you reach Caledon you...

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Six Things you should know about Birdwatching

Birdwatching is a great and popular hobby to have.  However, before becoming a birdwatcher,  consider the following. Despite what you may think, it’s easy to be a birdwatcher. Don’t be put off by birdwatchers’ paraphernalia such as fancy binoculars, state of the art scopes and camera lenses the size of bazookas.    Avoid being intimidated by their ability to identify birds by just their calls and flight patterns. Some folk also think birding is for “old people” – don’t let this put you off.  The youngest birder I know started when he was nine years old with no binoculars but...

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