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A Video for my Son

Below is a video I made for my Son, celebrating the first six months of his life. He is an incredibly happy and friendly little boy, always smiling and laughing and he brings joy to every person who meets him. Everyone is constantly amazed at his ready smile, confidence and …

The Shire Eco Lodge

This weekend my wife and I went to stay in a log cabin at a place called The Shire. It is a lovely Eco Lodge situated in Stutterheim, about an hour away from East London. And Wow! What a beautiful setting directly at the base of the immense and indigenous …

Building a Swing in the Forest (Video)

Last week my wife and I took our dog to a friend’s farm for a walk, and perhaps canoe on their river. We’ve been there a few times before and we always end up having a good time. We also usually find something new to do each time we go …

Moving the Office Outdoors to Enjoy Life while Working

This is where I am blogging from today; it’s a beautiful place with a tranquil setting and free wireless connectivity 🙂 The weather was so fantastic today that I didn’t feeling like working from a stuffy office, so I decided to take a drive and find a better ‘base’ for the day. This …

Happy Birthday to Me

Today is my Birthday 🙂 Instead of just one day, it kind of turned into a whole weekend deal and I have had a great time with friends and family, which included a good movie, a good braai and a great lunch out. I was reflecting back on some of …

Black-Backed Jackal Video

Here’s another animal video from our Addo trip. This one is of the Black-Backed Jackal. The first day we saw him, he was hunting something small – I presume a Spring Hare or something similar. He caught it and was able to have a good meal. On the second day …

Enjoy Life mentioned in Oprah Magazine

A while ago the Senior Features Editor from O, The Oprah Magazine contacted me via Enjoy Life to contribute to a column that was being formulated in the magazine. They just wanted a few travel tips; fun things to do on a journey to make the trip seem quicker. The …

Red Hartebeest Video at Addo Elephant Park

We were very fortunate to see quite a few animals on our Addo trip. One of them was the Red Hartebeest. The Red Hartebeest is a large, reddish antelope with a long narrow face. It is sometimes nicknamed the “Harley Davidson”, because of the shape of its horns. Of the …

Addo Elephant Park

In an earlier post I mentioned I visited Addo Elephant Park on a holiday break. It was a fantastic three days which we spent camping in tents on the Addo campsite. (I made a brief overview video of the Elephant Park which is at the bottom of this post). The …