Category Archives: St Patrick’s Day

“Our Forest Paradise”- Be my Guest- South Africa

Guest  No 1 Born, South African, she spent her youth there; before getting itchy feet to travel the world.   Many countries later, she was washed up on South African shores once more, to marry and honeymoon in Tsitsikamma Forest in the … Continue reading

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What it is to be Irish!

What it is to be Irish…… On 364 days of the year, being Irish is no different from being Dutch, Jewish, French, Italian or, yes, even English. The Irishman pays his bills, complains about taxes, does his work and listens … Continue reading

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A Child of Africa?

It never occurred to me as a child that I was different; I lived it every day. We did, my siblings and I. It was the way we spoke, dressed and even the fact that we were held so close … Continue reading

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