I have always been part of the Muslim community through friends and eventually my husband for as long as I can remember. Hubs and I have been together for 24 years. I understand Islam and the different cultures associated with it. I literally have Muslim people from all over the world in my life. All … Continue reading Ramadan: A Different Perspective from a Friend and Activist
Okay so for a while I was bemoaning the fact that my big four-oh would be during lockdown. Yes, totally self-centered. I know but we all have those moments. So no party which meant not having to plan anything. That part I didn't mind. I could do without the stress of planning parties and the … Continue reading A Lockdown Birthday. What I learned.
Alot more people are working from home. We are lucky enough to have technology where we are able to do this. We can almost run business as usual, performing daily tasks including meetings etc. However working from home is a little different, especially if you do it for long periods of time. Back in the … Continue reading Working from home : Tips for staying sane and waist up fashion for Zoom meetings!
In South Africa we prepared for a twenty one day lockdown. Before we even hit this date we were told by the President that lifting the lockdown at twenty days would be premature and very risky. It was then further extended to the end of April. Emotions ran high. Twenty one days had seemed like … Continue reading Mental Health Monday: Mental Health in Lockdown
Now I may not be a mom but I have I have lots of babies (some of them are grown but are still my babies. Always will be) in my life. I have the amazing role of being adored, the fun aunt/godmother, the confidant and so much more ... plus no disciplining! Although I have … Continue reading Lockdown: The Kids Conundrum
I've got to say, my friend's messages give me life! She never fails to make me laugh! She keeps it real and I totally love that. This is such a difficult time. Mentally it's taking a massive toll on us. There is nothing better than a good laugh to break the feelings of depression and … Continue reading Lockdown: Latest message from my friend
Let me say that I almost, almost ugly cried when the President announced that the lockdown would be extended. Instead I just sat there in horror. My rational mind says this needs to be done but we are human after all. Everything is crazy and the feeling of normalcy is what we all crave. So … Continue reading Lockdown Day umm: Quarantine hair, Help you can use for kids’ mental health, lockdown with your concubines and a covert operation.
Lockdown has got me going loco! I've developed lockdown loco. Since we live up on a hill against the nature reserve, we've been having many little visitors. Of the insect kind. In our house I am the go to person for these intruders. Hubs literally shrieks when insects visit. Okay, fine the insects are big. … Continue reading Lockdown Day 11: Critical Global News you missed because of Corona coverage