A broken heart is a heart lucky enough to have felt pure love – Richly blessed with the burning pain of living 16000 kilometers away from my brother “Beans” <3

I was 5 years old when my little brother was due to join the family.  My mom was pregnant, and I could not wait for the baby.  I was incredibly excited, as was everyone else in the family.  My brother was a surprise.  In Afrikaans there is an expression “laat lamijie”, directly translated means late lamb, however it doesn’t […]

Lulu does her 20 year school reunion – smiles, laughs and memories

Shhhh, don’t tell anyone but I matriculated 20 years ago.  When I turned 38 this October, I told my dad with lots of giggles that I am 38, less the 20 years that I have been out of school which makes me 18.  His response was: “I hope you don’t balance the books like that!”  All jokes aside, […]