… on the 1st day of Christmas…

I used to love the season coming up to Christmas. Ok, so in South Africa you spend Christmas sweating through it, with watermelons, fresh salads, a braai, loadshedding and the obligatory layered trifle that is soaked in alcohol. Lekker Braai 🙂 I grew up with German and South African traditions. Normally some family member had … Continue reading … on the 1st day of Christmas…

6 Horrific things to say to someone who is mourning

Ok, well not that horrific, but there are really things one does not want to hear when mourning. When tragedy strikes and one is suddenly faced with the loss of someone there are always other people involved. Well, life in general involves other people right? So unless you are a hermit, you are pretty much … Continue reading 6 Horrific things to say to someone who is mourning