My day’s left in Kenya are on the count down, so we decided it was high time for a girls night! Nakuru has a great little nightlife and we took full of advantage of it and had a little fun … Continue reading
One of the most amazing things about living in Nakuru has been living right next to a national park! With a journey home looming I thought it was time to venture back into the park and enjoy some of the … Continue reading
I’ve always taken for granted the can of Mortien or Doom that I casually pick up at the supermarket and use to douse the horrible mini home invaders that are insects (when they’re too big or scary for me to cover with … Continue reading
There’s nothing more comforting in life than your local cafe. Warm, familiar, and packed full of two of the best things in life; friends and coffee. In the center of Nakuru town sits Cafe Guava and this little place has … Continue reading
A friend and I found ourselves in Molo last week, a small farming town, with a close teaching friend. His family were very excited to welcome muzungus into their mix for a few days! As a female, I thought I … Continue reading
As a teacher the first rule you ingrain in your mind is; no favourites. When you’re both living and working in an orphanage however, trying to put what you would consider an appropriate emotional distance between you and the kids is difficult. At the end of the day, … Continue reading
Life has thrown a few curve balls into the mix recently and I have found myself in an entirely new road of my life. My time in Kenya is unfortunately coming to a close, for now. Big changes have presented themselves and the need to pop home for a while has arisen. It’s the end of a big chapter of my life and I’m in a limbo between being heartbroken and excited. Leaving this wonderful community, my darling friends and my precious, precious babies is beyond painful. My the light at the end of the tunnel is my family waiting for me at the other side.
Sometimes we can’t control all that happens in our lives. Something bigger takes over and we find ourselves following a path we had no idea we were about to follow. But all happens for a reason. Many adventures await me (the planner in me is already working on the next chapter!) and it’s time to go with the flow and see how things pan out.
To my readers, Wellington still has excited things to post about! And in the time between now and my next overseas extravangza I’ll keep things exciting with memory posts of the amazing 33 countries I visited in the past few years! Onwards and Upwards we go xxx
I’m a girl who loves her food, it’s an important part of my day, everyday! So I thought I ought to share a more regular meal we chow down on here in Kenya. On the menu today: Beans and Cabbage! … Continue reading
Today was a bit of an emotional day, and when I’m feeling a little blue and rough around the edges there is one thing and one thing only that will do the trick; comfort food. We took a wee stroll … Continue reading
There was something especially stunning about this evening as the sun began to dip below the horizon. The rain had just passed us by and the air was filled with an engrossing cold blue. It was gorgeous, so I took … Continue reading