There is something so delightful about male idiocy

While observing our flock of birds at our farm, I noticed something strange about our male turkey – he was trying hard to intimidate our caretaker’s wife by displaying his big plume of feathers, but when the caretaker approached, he would back off timidly. Hmm..strange. Why would he do that? Then I got thinking about… Continue reading There is something so delightful about male idiocy

Udaipur – capitalising on tradition in the face of internationalism

We were in Udaipur during the kid’s Easter school break. Udaipur is the most beautiful city in India that I have seen so far. It is clean, uniformly built in a traditional fashion and this reflects in their architecture, artefacts, clothing and culture of the local people. As is seen in so much of North… Continue reading Udaipur – capitalising on tradition in the face of internationalism

My 8-year old is my role model: How parents can learn from their children

Article also published on elephant journal. Click here to read. http://www.elephantjournal.com/2016/03/my-8-year-old-is-my-role-model-how-parents-can-learn-from-their-children/ Children are really our role models and not the other way around! I think I have waited to be a parent my whole life and have often found myself, quite unconsciously, over-prepared to be one. I’ve had many big and small ideas about what kind… Continue reading My 8-year old is my role model: How parents can learn from their children

The surprising connection with money and the relationship with our father

I recently attended a workshop with an attractive title: “Understand your relationship with the energy of money.” I was hoping for some insight into what was blocking me from living in greater abundance than I currently do, or to discover some secret that I wasn’t privy to. Imagine my surprise when, in the very first… Continue reading The surprising connection with money and the relationship with our father