There is not much to write home about except that I am stepping up in my breakfast creations, having mastered a perfect souffle omelette. 3 eggs beat very hard until foamy, a tad of salt and pepper and in a hot pan. Once it starts to harden add some shredded cheese, continue of another minute, Continue Reading

I promise so much on my blog. It’s my way to keep myself under strict supervision. It works…and then not. it all depends on the kind of personality one has. I suppose I rather be an honest liar than a lying hypocrite. Philosophically it doesn’t matter much…after all there is no right or wrong, but Continue Reading

I am not much of a dieter, as I love food. Having said that I started with a low carb diet years ago and stuck with it for most of a decade. Stopping with it wasn’t a conscious decision but in hindsight not a very good one. Not only did I gain some weight but Continue Reading

I promised to keep my food diary here in pursuit of that healthy lifestyle. However keeping to it has proven easier than actually jotting it down. Thus a recap of last days meal plans and fitness regime. Do note, this is not a specifically designed plan, and I eat when I am hungry pretty much, Continue Reading

A little over a month ago I started with a personal trainer. It would be too simple to attribute this sudden spur of fitness to vanity. In fact, having had an injury on my spinal chord years ago, the one thing I need to keep in shape is my body. It’s not as bad as Continue Reading

The other day, via via, a friend of mine recommended me to try 99 shakes. As I constantly complain about stomach pains and feeling generally bloated I was certainly up for anything that promised to get rid of my ailment. Anything to get rid of this discomfort which I’ve nailed down to being the result Continue Reading

“In life, as in chess, forethought wins.” ~ Charles Buxton A very civilized evening, Champagne, scallops with just a scant of truffle oil, good company, music and chess….one of those skills I can’t thank my parents enough for teaching me….and a good chess computer of course. Take your formations checkmate….and this time I didn’t even Continue Reading

We were treated to a delicious dinner and I got to be privy to stories (I have to admit I ought have not to hear) by Victoria and her friend. A very nice and sociable evening ending with a game of rummikub. On a different note the flu is still raging and woke up several Continue Reading

It’s been a very relaxed weekend, a little bit of work, followed by shopping and coffee at a new place at the Cronje – Lunch & Co. I got what I was looking for – and more. Hair products galore, make-up supply and dinner for the evening, which we enjoyed en famille. Lunch & Co Continue Reading

The winter is blooming and my favourite lunch at this time of year is hot bowl of soup. The other day, my hands cuddling precious warm bowl, sipping in front of fire place and sometimes together with Netflix while it’s raining outside. I get super relax and feel some kind of wholeness to it. Watercress soup is one of my Continue Reading