The unsaid rules of the road

Despite what the South Africans (and other expats from developed countries) might have to say about the roads here, I find driving in SA an absolute pleasure. The motorways are actually straight ( you will understand why I say this if you have ever been on indian roads), free of pot holes and you only…

A necessary evil

I have been looking forward to the Easter break for the longest time. My family is visiting from India and we are going away to the lovely wetlands of St.Lucia, a world heritage site in Zululand. But now that it is here, I am not so sure. Not for the lack of wanting an adventure…

The Red Door beckons

I am not a big fan of coffee shop chains, be it Starbucks, Barrista, Cafe Nero and their likes. I like them but if given a choice, I would always opt for a stand-alone, local coffee shop. I find these more intimate and more reflective of the native culture. These places seem to exude more…

Heaven on earth

It was a typical Sunday morning. I woke up after a good night’s sleep. Not sure mommy slept very well though coz I caught her sitting up and staring at me a few times during the night. She also poked me in the ribs with her foot several times. Guess she was chasing some bad…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Threshold

Krista Stevens defines a threshold as- “A point of entering; that point just before a new beginning — that split-second moment in time, full of anticipation. All the hard work is over; relief is palpable.” My entry for this week’s challenge ‘Threshold’ is this picture from the Algarve in Portugal. A threshold for me in…